Pete Bella

June 1, 2013
Grid & Structure, Clarity & Intellect, Intent & Society premium
Using a metaphor such as diving instead of skimming the surface—to surf—sends a compelling message. Josef Muller-Brockman shares his ideology of the grid as a system in his essay Grid and Design Philosophy. It is a powerful message about respect and Muller-Brockman stands strong in his philosophy. His opening statement in the essay informs us […]
May 1, 2013
Art Reveals Design premium
Contemporary art reveals a direct correlation between the movements of contemporary art and those in contemporary graphic design. Cross-referencing artists from both categories can support this association. The goals of this paper are to present the artists and their work, reviews the similarities of artists between both movements to express their parallels, as well as […]
November 1, 2012
The Designer and Social Responsibility: part 2 premium
Is there social authorship? Authorship in the context of social responsibility is somewhat different than the notion of producer. An author can be described as the individual who originates or gives presence to anything. Design authorship neither suggests the designer should or should not claim his/her work, nor does it mean that it should be […]
October 1, 2012
The Designer and Social Responsibility: part 1 premium
Social responsibility can be understood as the accountability of every individual in a society. The responsibilities vary depending upon the individual, which in turn become a morally binding act where everyone works towards benefiting the whole. The model isn’t new. The goal is justifiable—strive at helping individuals, positive impact in our communities, accountability in corporations, and […]