Visual translation is the process of creating a graphic form to relay an idea successfully for an intended audience. The ability to create a form that appropriately interprets the idea involves careful analysis of two paths. Evolving an awareness of both paths is the primary goal for this book.
Case study: Athens, Ohio. Central hub to collect and analyze police interaction with the public: for training and educational purposes.
Columbus Public Health partnered with Cohear to listen to and learn from members of key populations, including Columbus’ Bhutanese-Nepali, Somali, Latine, African-American, LGBTQIA+, and West African communities: in order to ensure that public health is designed not just for them, but by them.
Reactions to the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines in early 2021 made it clear that taking action to improve health literacy levels is an urgent necessity, as public health decision-making and subsequent messaging fell flat among some demographics and millions rejected the potentially life-saving immunization.
Working as the Graphic Design Researcher for the Leading Change project made me relive my experience in Art 5130; Art Worlds: Intersections, a coursework I took in Spring 2021 at Ohio University
Develop a secured mobile app that supports money transfer across all telecommunication networks in Ghana.
There is power in typography and image, and if the world has become more global because of digital media, design made it so. But how equitable is the algorithm of the power dynamics that unite the world if its’ artificial intelligence is programmed solely by the other?
The main aim of this study was to develop an application to be used by porters to: Manage students’ data in the halls of residence. Verify the identity of students before keys are issued out
Cohear organized and conducted six focus groups that brought together GCF leadership and the “Everyday Experts” to better understand the challenges faced and brainstorm potential solutions and interventions. As a graphic designer, my task was to synthesize the research findings into a creative report for policy makers.
Founded in 1974, the AIFVF has been presenting the best in international film for 46 years. Known globally as a festival that supports cinema from underground and marginalized populations.
Edition / This edition was created to document the most recent years (1990 — 2020) of Don Adleta’s drawing progress. There is no set number for this edition. It will be printed as ordered through Lulu Press.
For the purpose of our class, different seashells were provided for students to choose from and experiment with. The class concluded with critique and reflection
Deconstruction and reconstruction of type. The first five deconstruction activity was easy as it did not require much thinking. The last ten was challenging. Picking sliced pieces from D and O, I realized that I was creating complex visual essays
With a commitment to idea-based strategic business solutions, I combine function, aesthetics, and technology with end-users anticipation and reaction to address social needs through interviews, collaborative analysis, mind mapping, and brainstorming to carefully develop physical solutions from abstract concepts.
I do not believe in the first Idea or the second. A continuous iterative process that asks ...How? and Why? on each Idea sparks clues and suggestions that benefit the other. This is where my team-playing spirit kicks in.
My design process starts from a concise definition of the problem to ethnographic research to concept development through iterations and prototypes, to digital and print production. MANIFESTO
Daniel A. Opoku, MFA in Graphic Design
I combine function, aesthetics, and technology with end-users anticipation and feedback to address social needs
I use interviews, collaborative analysis, mind mapping, and brainstorming to carefully develop physical solutions from abstract concepts.
8+ years of experience creating digital products and print materials for state and private institutions.
Certified by Adobe in 2019 as highly proficient in Adobe Creative Suite.
«Daniel's problem solving skills exceeds visual impact. Through his creative outputs, he units products and users, design and experiences. »