Yanyi Luo is a writer, engineer, and designer.
I write poetry and critical essays on current events and aesthetics. Outside of that, I specialize on front-end web architecture and design for both print and web.
The Brooklyn Institute for Social Research
web development, visual identity
The Brooklyn Institute for Social Research Logo
The Brooklyn Institute for Social Research provides liberal arts educational opportunities to local communities in Brooklyn, NY. In late summer 2012, I designed their visual identity and new website, and developed an e-book plug-in that converted text files in readable, book-like interfaces for their ~Archive project.
The GHAP Archive
web development, visual identity
The GHAP Archive Interview Page Screenshot
The GHAP Archive is an extensive interview series and memorial documenting the work of Columbia University's historical GHAP office. In late summer 2012, I designed and developed the project's website.
Payfork
web application, one-off hack, for fun
Payfork Screenshot
Payfork is a quick bill-calculator to proportionately split bills. After getting frustrated that this app did not exist already, I conceived and developed this one night during spring break 2012.
Live at Lerner: Calendar
print design, calendar
Live at Lerner Calendar Preview
Live at Lerner provides music and cultural programming for the Columbia University community. During my tenure as the initiative's coordinator, I developed and designed this calendar series for people to more easily follow our events throughout the months.
Live at Lerner: Ambassadors
print design, poster
Live at Lerner Ambassadors Poster Preview
Live at Lerner provides music and cultural programming for the Columbia University community. During my tenure as the initiative's coordinator, I designed each poster for our Sounds series, which featured performances by local New York artists.
Live at Lerner: Juilliard Opera
print design, poster
Live at Lerner Juilliard Opera
Live at Lerner provides music and cultural programming for the Columbia University community. During my tenure as the initiative's coordinator, I designed each poster for our Sounds series, which featured performances by local New York artists.
Live at Lerner: The Loom
print design, poster
Live at Lerner The Loom Poster Preview
Live at Lerner provides music and cultural programming for the Columbia University community. During my tenure as the initiative's coordinator, I designed each poster for our Sounds series, which featured performances by local New York artists.
Study Break: Puppies
print design, poster
CU Puppies Study Break Preview
Puppies is a series of study breaks that provide therapy dogs to the stressed out denizens of Columbia University. In addition to my other involvement with planning the 'breaks, I also design the posters.
Stories with Bears
fashion photography, for fun
Stories with Bears Photo
Stories with Bears is my photoblog which mostly skews towards the sartorialism of Columbia University's campus. I love a good portrait.
Your Project
because you're worth it
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