I recently read a great article “Minimalism is Just Another Boring Product Wealthy People Can Buy” which raised some great points about how minimalism and nice decor are out of reach for most people, and it got me thinking. The rooms and dorm rooms I’ve decorated over the last five years, could I have done those if it weren’t for my parents’ and my place of financial privilege? Answer: Probably not.
I finally did what I said I’d do and made a room tour!
My room is nearing completion! Soon I’ll have everything in place for a room tour. until then, here’s a sneak peek at my room:
Unsatisfied with my design education (though keep in mind I’ve only been in school for 10 weeks out of 52), I spent my weekend watching videos, reading books, and researching graphic design, in particular, typography and book covers.
I have found a new hobby: Making book covers. I started with a few for my stories on Wattpad. Then I made a few more for other people’s stories. Could this be the beginning of a career?
For Wattpad I just use pictures I find off the internet. I mean, it’s not like I’m making any money off of these. But maybe I could design actual book covers someday? It’s an option, and that’s better than a lack of one.
Anyway, here are a few of my favourites: