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Hello! I am a designer from Los Angeles focusing on type and interaction. (Currently in Taipei)

Carson Chang

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  1. Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Installation

    Inspired by Robert Irwin’s Miracle Mile, this multimedia installation simulates the download progress bar of a BitTorrent client, where digital files in decentralized peer-to-peer networks are exchanged in fragments stemming from multiple participants known as “peers.”

    The intent is to raise a discussion regarding the sharing of and access to digital media and resources in this new age of information. Passersby can engage in the process of downloading a torrent file as a “peer” in order to generate a printed copy of The dotCommunist Manifesto (Eben Moglen, Columbia University). The installation senses and gradually lights up with the movement of all participants. When all lights are at max brightness, a signal is released to initiate the printing process.

    Tools: Arduino Mega, WS2812B LEDs, wireless printer, Kinect, projector, Processing, TSPS

    Special thanks to Ivan Cruz, Miles Mazzie, and Sana Desai

    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz1234567890

    Scurvy is a typeface bespoke to this installation, reconstructing the traditional characteristics and gestures of blackletter script within a low-fidelity digital parameter, inspired by the mathematical logic of curves.

  2. The Pirate Bay

    The Pirate Bay

    Experimental interface for The Pirate Bay, an online index of media and software facilitating peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing among users of the BitTorrent protocol.

  3. Artificial Intelligence Association (AIA)

    AIA Poster

    The Artificial Intelligence Association (AIA) is a hypothetical rebrand of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), a nonprofit scientific society devoted to advancing the scientific understanding of the mechanisms underlying thought and intelligent behavior and their embodiment in machines.

    Recognition

    Branding Finalist, 97th Art Directors Club Annual Awards (The Young OnesBranding Finalist, Graphis New Talent Annual 2018Featured in the ArtCenter Student Gallery
    Special thanks to Simon Johnston, Tais Bishop and Berta Arzate

  4. Fabiana Pigna

    fabianapigna.com

    Identity and online storefront for Fabiana Pigna, a Venezuelan fashion designer based in Los Angeles.

    Design: Jack Burnside, Carina Huynh, Carson Chang
    Development: Carson Chang

  5. Studio Mococo

    studiomococo.com

    Website for Studio Mococo, a strategy and design firm building brands for a diverse range of clients.

    Design: Carson Chang, Lilly Archer, Jack Burnside
    Copy: Ted Makarewicz
    Project Manager: Maya Shetty

    PayPal Card Design

    Concept and design for PayPal's line of debit, credit, and prepaid cards.



    global.softbank

    Website for SoftBank Group, a multinational conglomerate focusing on investment management for companies operating in technology, energy, and financial sectors.

  6. Occidental (Font)

    Occidental Type Specimen

    Titled after the college, Occidental was designed to be a neutral, clean, and cordial typeface taking on the functional qualities of classic sans serif craft. (Work-in-progress, unreleased)

    ArtCenter Dot Magazine Primary Typeface

    ArtCenter Dot Magazine primary typeface, Spring & Fall 2021

  7. Cos-Rx Packaging

    Cos-Rx Packaging Family

    This is a proposal for Cos-Rx, a global Korean skincare brand merging dermatology and cosmetics focusing on natural, high-quality products at an affordable price.

    Targeted towards conscientious teens and young adults, the new Cos-Rx adopts a more sustainable design using recycled paper pulp and highlights unique ingredients such as snail mucin and galactomyces fungus.

    Inspired by the organization of medical forms, the visual language showcases linework and typography in order to create a functional, modular graphic system to package different types of skincare products.

    Recognition:

    2019 Award of Excellence, Communication ArtsFeatured in Communication Arts’s Design Annual 60Third Place (Student Category), Dieline Awards 2019Certificate of Typographic Excellence, 65th Annual Type Directors Club CompetitionFeatured in TDC65’s The World’s Best TypographyBronze (Packaging), 98th Art Directors Club Annual Awards (The Young Ones)Packaging Finalist, Graphis New Talent Annual 2019Featured in the ArtCenter Student Gallery

    Cos-Rx Packaging Boxes

    Special thanks to Gerardo Herrera