Police Brutality


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It’s no secret that racism is a prevailing problem in America. It’s not something that happened overnight it’s a deep-rooted issue. It affects a lot of things, but one of the big things in today’s society would be police brutality. How would you feel knowing you’re more likely to be killed or even harmed by police simply for the color of your skin? I in no way intend to bash police because I know for a FACT that it’s not all police, heck my mom is a detective so I have a lot of internal insight of the workings of a police force. Again this is not intended to bash, I simply want to shed light on facts. People deserve to know the truth about what’s going on.


Catlyn Smith is an artist originally from Paterson, New Jersey currently enrolled at Pratt Institute. She officially started her artistic journey in 2012 at PCTI, where she worked to receive an Adobe Photoshop certification. She’s constantly working on new styles and concepts. Stay tuned


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Extreme sports began their rise to stardom in the mid 1980’s, since they ratings have continued to climb and with it inherent risk. Extreme athletes and daredevils alike push themselves to the absolute limits in the name of insanity despite the risks. Unlike most sports a mistake in an extreme sport most often results in death. This info-graphic was created to shed light on the injuries and fatalities behind extreme sports. The accompanying “Project Truth” image was created to honor the victims of extreme sports accidents using news headlines related to their deaths.

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Sage Lilly is a New York based Illustrator and designer currently studying at PrattMWP. His work is inspired by nature and world around us, relying heavily on his own experiences. He is currently available to work with clients.





The “True” I inspiration the classic Supreme Logo. The Supreme font used Futura font. White font and red back. I still tried some another color; I put them on the below. Because it is a tidal brand, the color should be bright. Red is very bright, and people can see it at a glance.  The font does not need too many colors. I think one color is enough.


Yaocheng Li is an international student that is currently studying at PrattMWP. Originally from Dalian, China, Yaocheng came to Utica to study and learn more about art. He like art magic and movie.




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Screen Shot 2018-04-28 at 8.09.43 PMVideo games are becoming more and more popular. I really enjoy and like to play games, so I want to research more about what popular game types are. Different types of games have been popular. Before, board games were played by everyone and it was everywhere, but then video games got more popular. Throughout the time, games have changed and people interest of also change. I would like to research more about the gaming topic.

Screen Shot 2018-04-28 at 8.07.54 PMShanze He is an international student that is currently studying at PrattMWP. Originally from Shanghai, China, Shanze came to Utica to study and learn more about art.





Baoxian Zhong is a Chinese student at Pratt Institute in Utica, New York. Zhong is interested in Communication design. Zhong played Pipa at Chinese traditional orchestra at high school.

With the development of China’s reform and opening up, more and more Chinese students choose to get a better, higher education abroad. It is known that thousands of Chinese students go to America to get a higher education and the number of them is still increasing every year. However, it is not an easy process to get a good accommodation in an unfamiliar place for an international student, especially when they have totally different languages and traditions. As Yan and Berliner (2009) mentioned in Chinese International students’ academic stressors in the United States that Chinese students are not only one of the biggest groups of foreign students on American campuses, but also one of the international groups that experience greater challenges adapting to the American educational system.


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Screen Shot 2018-04-27 at 4.10.36 PMDress code is the type of clothing that is worn at different events. For this topic, there has been many issues and problems in schools and between males and females. Problems will be discussed and other subtopics of dress code will be shown. For example, dress codes in different places or what people think of dress code.

Screen Shot 2018-04-27 at 4.21.27 PM.pngMengyao (Melissa) Xue is a college student studying for a BFA in Communications Design at PrattMWP. Originally from Los. Angeles, California, Mengyao moved to Utica, New York to follow her dreams and study art/design

Anti-Semitism in the US


TRUE wireframe artIt’s no secret that Anti-Semitism is on the rise in America due to our current president (surprise surprise), and the statistics are staggering. The Anti-Defamation League counted 1,986 anti-Semitic incidents in the last year — the second-highest number since the group began tracking them nearly four decades ago. This means it rose 57% in 2017 alone, with a report in every state. By bringing awareness to these concerning issues, hopefully history will not have the chance to repeat itself.

e882a53575c5f001e1218ce02d921b67Katie Besenty is a student at the Pratt Institute currently studying for her BFA in illustration.

Project true: all about camera


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For the “true”, I used RBG color model as the inspiration to full the color in the empty part of this. However, red and green, let me think about that there is an interesting news about the camera brand. Photographer always said Nikon was yellow, Cannon was red and Pentax was green, because of the color of their logo. Therefore, for the final design, I choose yellow to instead of blue. I also use some camouflage patterns. Because some of photographer will use camouflage case of lens and camera to hide themselves when they took photo in forest.

65df7c704aa8e5eab0388690f550b523Shuaiting Dong is graphic designer/illustrator from China, who is studying communication design in PrattMWP College of Art and Design in Utica NY, USA. My dream is to be an artist, however, I can live as farmer to own a farm.

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New research suggests that higher temperatures can have a damaging effect on the economies of poor countries. The study, by economists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, found that in years with higher temperatures, poor countries experienced significantly slower economic growth.