My name is Ayah Mourtada and I am graduating in the fall of 2023 with a BFA in graphic design. I’m mainly interested in publication design, but I like to experiment and take inspiration from many other design fields. I love illustration and exploring different crafts, such as printmaking and ceramics. Some of my favorite design styles are art nouveau, grunge, and postmodernism.

Lester Beall Magazine Spreads

8.5 x 11 inch pages

Legacy of Design is a journal featuring impactful designers and their styles. These spreads are designed based on the works of Lester Beall, taking inspiration from his use of type, color, and symbols to integrate his work into the page layouts.

Journal House Subscription Box

13 x 9 x 2 inches

Journal House is a subscription box meant to encourage creativity and journaling. This package comes with a journal, pens, white-out, decorative tape, and a pack of stickers. The main box opens as a double door and creates a triangle shape like a roofline when closed. The sub boxes designs are also based on the same series of shapes.

Marola’s Ristorante Logo and Branding

Sizes Vary

Branding refresh for a local Italian restaurant. The design focuses on creating a warm and welcoming environment. The tomato is the main symbol of the brand, and even the color scheme is based on the colors of the tomato and pasta.