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Martin Mendelsberg

Denver, CO, United States

Designer (Graphic Design)

Member since August 12, 2009

  • Reading is Believing

    Education, Communication Design

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    WE DO KNOW READING is not always believing but knowing how to read empowers the individual to make critical decisions, change behaviors and inspire the imagination. With a population that is becoming increasingly illiterate, symbols, signs and other forms of visual communication are meaningless. The arts address metaphor, analogy, simile, irony and wit but these offer no context for those who cannot read. Reading helps in mental development and is known to stimulate the muscles of the eyes. Reading is an activity that involves greater levels of concentration and adds to the conversational skills of the reader. It is an indulgence that enhances the knowledge acquired, consistently. The act of training young children to read is a celebratory experience, sensitive parents who interact with their children transform reading into an emotional and intellectual experience. Reading is a constructive act, John Berger said, When we read a story, we inhabit it. The covers of the book are like a roof and four walls. What is to happen next will take place within the four walls of the story. And this is possible because the story’s voice makes everything its own. National Institute for Literacy

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My Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Audio/Visual Design