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I am an undergraduate designer at Purdue University pursuing a dual major in Visual Communications Design and Film and Video Studies. The RGB Color Cube is one of many organizational methods that allows creativity and exploration of color in design. Using this method designers can systematiclly apply colors that complement each other to create a stronger, cohesive design. In this catalog you will find original patterns and color palettes that I created to produce various products.

Nick Guerrisi


SHAPE & TYPE The blend of maginta, blue, red and black found on coordinate seven in the RGB Color Cube depicts a beautiful gradiation. For my personal swatch I choose a mix different gradiations of the three main colors then stratigicly created a swatch that systamatically worked well together. Once I was comfortable that I had found a successful solution I applied it to a variation of a pattern I had created. This pattern I thought would look praticularly good on a throw pillow and playing cards.

Throw Pillow 20" x 20" $59.95 per pillow • Sizes 20”x20” (square) and 13”x21” (lumbar) • 100% grade A woven cotton • Fabric is made from natural fibers, which may result in irregularities • Made in the USA • Hidden zipper enclosure; synthetic-filled insert included • Machine washable

Bicycle® Poker Playing Cards $20.95 per deck • • • •

Easy to shuffle, durable semi-gloss cards 52 playing cards and 2 Jokers per deck Comes with standard Bicycle cardboard case Made in Kansas City, Kansas

WEST COAST Coordinate twelve on the RGB Color Cube blends the primary color green, two secondary colors cyan and yellow, and white to form a bright and radiant color gradiation. Using this palette I choose 14 our of 36 colors create a personalized swatch. Using this swatch I applied a variation of it to the pattern I had created. After finding a succesful color variation I then applied the pattern to a tie. The colors work well together complementing both warm and cool colors.

Tie $29.95 per tie • • • •

55" long, 4" wide (at widest point) Unlimited colors Made of silky 100% polyester fabric No minimum order

Rickshaw Commuter Bag $170.00 per bag • • • • • •

Water resistant, extra durable construction Holds up to 15" laptop (sleeve included) 2 large front pockets and rear organizational pocket Magnetic silencers, Velcro, and clip flap fasteners Made with a sustainability focus in San Francisco, CA Dimensions 11" H x 15.75" W x 4.75" D


The RGB Color Cube presents unlimited color combination possibilities. One that I found praticularly difficult was coordinate twenty one which is a diagonal swatch that shows the blend of cyan and green to maginta and red. The blend gradiation is very beautiful; however, the colors contrast so much that it became hard to find a successful personal swatch. Once I found one that worked I applied it to my pattern and then to an Iphone case.

iPhone 5/5S, Tough $49.95 per case • Designed for the Apple iPhone 5/5S • Meets or exceeds US military testing 3 layers of Xtreme protection • Impact resistant PolyCore exterior with shock-absorbing DouFlex liner • Protective covering on all ports, controls & sensors • Built-in screen protector • Printed in the USA

Black 11 oz Two-Tone Mug $17.95 per mug

Nick Guerrisi E Book  

Purdue University

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