As a creative, I enjoy telling stories. This is a personal project that allows me to share my story and work, in a creative way, to others with a use of one of my favorite childhood toys.
Colliding the present & the future with the past.
The Story: The first time I was in Portland back in August 2015, I came across one of my favorite toys as a child, the View-Master. I ended up buying the vintage 1970's View-Master for $7 from a thrift store in NE Portland. Ever since then, that vintage piece has been sitting on my desk, not having much purpose other than an aesthetic display. One day, I was working on my portfolio, prepping it for future applications, and saw the View-Master. I thought to myself: "Hmm, How can I share stories of my work to others? Can I use this View-Master in any way?"
With the use of my "maker" and "creative" skills, I successfully created this project in two days. It's an on-going project, meaning that every time I have a new project, I will create a new reel for it. This will help me keep track of my final years in design school. So far, I've created ten different reels for it! Enjoy!
(Note: The View-Master photographed below was sent specifically to a company, in hopes of a Color & Material design internship, hence the three stripes/branding on the packaging.)
The 1970's View-Master (Bought from a thrift store in NE Portland)