Dynamic Design - Spring 2019
Robert Venturi’s iconic postmodernist house, designed for his mother Vanna, needs a sign to communicate its importance to the hundreds of visitors it receives every year. I designed a sign using two weather-proof materials - Rockite and neon acrylic- in reference to the playful design of the house itself and the architect’s scholarship about the Las Vegas Strip that he conducted in collaboration with Denise Scott Brown. The shape of the sign came from a desire to reflect the simple geometries of the house and to make the words truly occupy three dimensional space.
The process of creating this sign necessitated significant experimentation and materials testing, the documentation of which I have included here.