Ryan Novak

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My Portfolio

  • Wavemaker Program

    Branding

    I designed an identity Drink Local, Drink Tap. INC., an organization based on solving local and global water issues. More specifically the organization wanted me to design an identity for their Wavemaker Program, which puts their organization inside the classroom and teaches students about water issues and what they can do to converse water.

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  • Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

    Print Design

    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is one of my favorite books. I redesigned the cover to give at a better connection to the story line of the book.

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  • Martin Venezky Poster

    Print Design

    I designed a visiting artist poster as if Martin Venezky were coming to talk at Appalachian State University.

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  • Maison Reciprocity

    Branding

    Appalachian State University will be participating in the 2014 solar decathlon in France, and the school's team name is Maison Reciprocity. Our class was asked to individually develop a branding identity for their team.

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  • Interstate

    Print Design

    I was instructed to develop a type specimen book for any typeface of my choosing. I chose Interstate, which is one of my favorite typefaces, was designed by Tobias Frere-Jones between 19931999.

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  • Ideo

    Branding

    I was assigned to pick a company and redesign their logo and build a three-dimensional model of that logo. I chose the well-known international design firm, Ideo.

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  • Calendar

    Print Design

    I designed a calendar for the month of December. Max Kisman, known for his complex way of showing simplicity, inspired my design.

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  • The Vanishing Point

    Web Design

    This is an interactive magazine article for the ipad. This is an interactive magazine article for the ipad. I created a layout for the entire article in both landscape and portrait views.

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  • Ballpoint Pen

    Print Design

    I was assigned to design a life cycle poster for the Ballpoint Pen. I show the process of the Ballpoint Pen from its beginning (or birth) stages all the way to the end (or death) of the pen..

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