Katy Lee

Katy Lee Design

TINY BOOK CLUB

Tiny Book Club selects short stories based around annual themes provoking social commentary, releasing one volume of four hand-made books per year. As we spend increasingly more time...

GLOBAL ISSUES POSTER

Given the prompt to create a poster which conveyed two sides of an argument for a global issue, I struggled to determine more than one "side" to the issue of sex trafficking. Through the exploration of several concepts I found I was limiting myself by considering the issues to be black and white, or positive and negative. I chose to use this barcode imagery, generated by manipulating a common scanner to convey the massive...

MODULAR TYPEFACE
DESIGN

Stand, a modular typeface, was created after receiving an Industrial Design based assignment to create a modular design out of  wood, I decided to create a typeface. Because the class was intended to push me to think 3-dimensionally, I wanted the typeface to do more than lay on a table. I wanted it to stand. I made each letter of this typeface by hand, and the help of several power tools. Early iterations...

MICRO SITE

Gimmelwald is a cozy mountain village in the Swiss Alps, accessible only by cable car and known to few. Originally drawn to the location by the photos available on the town's website, I was surprised when I arrived in Gimmelwald in August of 2015 to discover there was no better...

SNAP INFOGRAPHIC

After researching the hidden hunger crisis in America and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly known as food stamps) I decided an infographic on this topic would function best as a fold-up mailer. Geared toward a financially conservative audience, this mailer debunks myths about SNAP usage and educates readers...

AboutME

I grew up in small-town Eastern Washington and  moved to Seattle to study Visual Communication Design at the University of Washington. Currently a senior in my program, I am...