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Gretchen Ljena (1 Posts)

About: Gretchen Ljena ( is a senior graphic design student at the University of South Florida. She works as a freelance designer and donates pro-bono work for non-profit organizations. On her spare time, she likes to improve her illustration and freehand drawing skills.

Design Research, Experimentation, Collaboration and Creativity

During the 1980s, April Greinman was one of the first designers to use a Macintosh computer. She saw the computer as an ideal tool that would contribute to experimentation. Ironically today, it is a question whether the invention of the computer and design software has negatively impacted the creative and research process. In fact, various factors have immobilized the design…