The purpose of the cube project was the introduction to 2D composition using 6 design principles that form a common language. The final product consists of two parts: 1) 6 design compositions, each composition illustrating a different design principle (rhythm, radial symmetry, proportion, symmetrical balance, asymmetrical balance, and emphasis), and 2) two 3”x 3” cubes with one design composition on each of the 6 sides where the designs have been modified to translate across the edges and express continuity from face to face.

My inspiration for this project was the sun in its various incarnations: the rising sun, the setting sun, the glare of a midday sun. By only using circles and lines of varying thicknesses, I gave my six designs a common design language that ultimately helped them feel unified as a collection.