Rachelle
Rachelle
Curious
Information Designer
Spreadsheet Addict
Design Student
Tired
Rachelle
Curious

Motion Design/Time-Based Communication, Information Design
Aka:
She/her
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About
Rachelle is an information designer who is particularly interested in the relationship between subjective experience and quantitative data. She has used information design to better understand her own life through activity tracking and other projects. She spends a nontrivial amount of her time making spreadsheets.
First thing you would do after COVID is over? (If ever)
Go to a board game cafe
2nd favourite typeface (after Papyrus)
Bodoni
Favourite Designer(s) and/or Design Communities
YSDN of course
Case Studies
My Life in 2020, Visualized
Before the start of 2020, I decided I would try to track what I would do each hour of each day of the following year. Little did I know how strange of a year it would be. What began as a fun side project became a way to assess the pandemic's effect on my life. Now, in retrospect, it serves as a keepsake of how I spent my hours during this unusual time. Reduced class time, cancelled commutes, social distancing and new hobbies all made their unique mark on this final visualization.
Just a Bunch of Books
A combination of stop motion animation and information design, this short film displays my personal collection of books in various ways. This project explores the material and informational footprint left by a person’s objects. It includes 55 books and over 550 individual photographs.
Xihei: A Variable Blackletter
Xihei attempts to bring a modern blackletter look to Chinese characters. Its sharp details and dynamic thick/thin contrast make it ideal for headers and titles. While its lines are delicate, Xihei's straight angles lends stability to the typeface. 90 degree angles establish a geometric base for the characters. However, relative freedom in diagonal angles keep Xihei from becoming boxy.