Posts with the tag: design

Welcome to DEZAIN.io

After 10 years, Re:Dzgn has been retired. My brand now has a new name and a new face. My name is Chuck and this is DEZAIN.io. The website is fully updated with new content showcasing my work and design. Graphic design, web design, UI/UX design, architecture, product design, if you need any of these services,View Article

Re:FAB System for Affordable Housing

In Fall 2018, I decided to participate in an affordable housing design competition for BeeBreeders. While I did not place, it was very illuminating to explore a product design concept I have had for some time. The brief sought design ideas for flexible and deployable multifamily housing for residents of the citizens of London. MyView Article

Borderhall: a collaborative solution for the Mexican-American border

“Border Wall?” I thought you said Borderhall! A few weeks ago, Donald Trump asked for submissions for a way to secure our southern border with Mexico. While taller fences make for better neighbors, I think getting to know our neighbors will do more for our shared security. So I decided to submit to the presidentView Article

Hightower Library Renovation

In 2016, I completed one of my first start-to-finish architecture projects working at Houser Walker Architecture. The project was a library renovation at Gordon State College, a small state school south of Atlanta, Georgia. The Hightower Library was built in 1974 and for the most part not renovated since that time. My office worked withView Article

How Gerrymandered is Your State?

Graph of mean-median difference of 2012 US House of Representatives elections by state. The Supreme Court had decided in December 2015 that the lawsuit contesting Maryland’s congressional districting plan may go ahead. The Justices, in order to manage gerrymandering cases, seek a standard that can determine if gerrymandering is at the root of an electionView Article

Where the Water Grows

Trying my hand at a somewhat interactive data visualization, I built a simple web page that looks at agricultural water usage in California. It’s no secret that California is suffering from a prolonged drought. With the state’s water reserve estimated at one year, residents are being required to reduce their water usage by 25 percent. California’sView Article

My print portfolio

If you are looking for a handy dandy compendium of my design work so far in book form, look no further. Click on the image below to view my print portfolio, with full page images of my design work from starting school to entering the profession. From architecture to graphic design, competitions to built work,View Article

syria in numbers

Here are two new infographics on the Syrian Civil War detailing the international calculus of Syria and the refugee crisis from the war. The first infographic details the nations neighboring Syria bearing the brunt of the refugee exodus. The second shows who around the world supports or condemns the Assad regime in Syria. Information isView Article