BENJAMIN K. SHOWN

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MIGHTY MAPS
Mighty Maps is a this thesis examines the way graphic design can leverage the authority and appeal of maps to create tangible and relevant change for social good causes. The three map projects within Mighty Maps attempt this in three different ways: activism, education, and perspective. Visit MightyMaps.org for more information View more projects in MFA Thesis »
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WRITE ON! BY POSITIVE POST
Write On! is a roving exhibition offering the public a chance to spread some positivity by mailing a hand-silkscreened postcard, free of charge, to a friend or foe. www.positivepost.org View more projects in Exhibit Design » Other group members:
Alanna Macgowan, Kimberly Shedrick, and Marisa Mickelson
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TALLY HO
An original Alternate Reality Game created to challenge the way humans interact in their everyday environments. Tally Ho challenges people to seek out existing groups of four objects or shapes within the environment and tally that group with a fifth line. View more projects in Independent Studies » Other group members:
Alanna Macgowan
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KAMBRIDGE MASS
Kambridge Mass, the typeface, was born out of an alternate universe of a living John F. Kennedy for NASA’s would-be Cambridge headquarters and the surrounding technology community. Download this typeface at benjamink.com/kambridge View more projects in Type Design »
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AMERICAN & HOMELESS / NICKELSVILLE SEATTLE WA
Information graphics designed from researching the Nickelsville tent city in Seattle as well as general homelessness issues. Featured in the Spring 2010 issue of Arcade Magazine. View more projects in Information Design »
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SEATTLE INT'L FILM FEST
Visual and conceptual theme for SIFF based on the idea of the massive excitement and scope that is the biggest film festival in North America. Type Directors Club selection: Typography 31 / TDC56. View more projects in Communication Programs »
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THE HELLO POSTER SHOW
The HELLO Poster Show is a fundraising exhibition benefitting local Seattle charities. The show features 19x26 silkscreened prints designed by students, faculty, and professional designers. More info at: hellopostershow.com View more projects in Independent Studies » Other group members:
Alanna Macgowan
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