Christina rasCon's Portfolio
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Visit Bel evue
SagaCity Media Custom Publishing
Have you heard of Bellevue, Washington? Most people outside of the state haven't
but, over the past 10 years the city had been seeing exponential growth offering classy
dinning, fancy shopping, a burgeoning art scene and easy access to wine country, and
the Cascades. This debut issue is the latest effort to promote tourism for the city of
Bellevue, just east Seattle to vacationing travelers looking for a new getaway experience.
Bride & Groom
SagaCity Media Publications
Seattle Met Bride & Groom is a bridal fashion
magazine. With columns, advice, fashion
photography, and photographs of real weddings
-it's a comprehensive guide for the bride-to-be.
Published twice a year, the magazine is available
for sale at major newsstands in Washington,
and Oregon, Salt Lake City, and Park City.
Pictured above: My main contribution to the Bride & Groom
Pictured on right: My first photoshoot! I
magazines was to put together a 10 page spread of Real Weddings.
laid out these flowers boutonnieres.
Readers submit snapshots from their weddings, with a focus
on venues, fashion, catering, and decor. Once we gather final
Aside from floral arrangements, other great
submissions there's about a 1-2 week process of selecting which
moments include eating inappropriate
weddings will be used in the feature.
amounts of wedding food after the shoots.
We get hundreds of submissions for each issue -I may or may not
have shed a tear along on the way. It's weird.
SagaCity Media Custom Publishing
Cityvision is a bimonthly publication for
on (sometimes complicated) issues in
the Association of Washington Cities
a relevant way. So really, it's not just for
(AWC) that is distributed to Washington
politicians. Plus, we have fun with the
state, city, and community leaders.
editorial illustrations, info graphics, and
It's a publication that investigates issues
that could be boring, but shines light
Exhibit Catalogue, Proposed
Clip/Stamp/Fold inventories 70 radical
architectural zines from the 1960-1970s.
Originally a travelling exhibit, I wanted to
design a promotional catalogue that could
be purchased by attendees. In the spirit
of the short lived "little magazines" and
recreate the experience for those either
had the chance to see the show, or who
didn't. Perfect bound, with french fold
pages, and an intricate category system,
readers are encourage to tear open
each page to read about each of the 70
little magazines featured in the show.
the order of things
I'm not a pack rat or anything, but some-
I identified each object, labeled where
times I do question the relationship I
they were kept, and declared their pur-
have with my things, and it does bother
pose. Forcing myself to answer these
me that I can't just let go.
questions about every object forced me
This was a self initiated project where I
to reanalyze their significance, and come
photographed and categorized (almost)
to terms what these things meant to me
everything I owned. The 5 categories
after forgetting how they came into my
were Security, Stimulus, Device, Findings,
Miscellaneous. All items were also listed
In the end I threw out a lot, but most has
according to location that were kept in
been replaced by more things.
henry art Gal ery
Proposed Quarterly Newsletter
I didn't propose the design, but this it what
I came up with if I had the chance to design
their newsletter. I developed a simple grid
template for a saddle stitched booklet,
fliers, and posters that could be easily
adaptable to various shows and maintain a
consistent identity for the Henry Art Gallery.