Iterations after Full Chapter Critique

I began experimenting with the visual language of dots because they resemble data points. I tried digital brush dots, dotted rules, and simple slightly transparent dots. The overlapping of the dots represents the clash and overlap between arguments in debate.

I started implementing more materials and language from the world of high school speech and debate such as ballots, flow pad paper, and handwritten explanations. I started using hand writing as a tertiary typeface because this adds a personal component. Right now I am using handwriting for the debate-specific explanations, like a side-bar note from the author (me).

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I experimented with rotating hand written type on an axis to make it appear more casual and jotted down. I also explored different ways to highlight or underline text. I changed colors from purple/orange to blue/orange because blue/orange are my high school colors and I got a more positive response to these colors in critique.


I pushed myself to make larger gestures with my debate language to emphasis the immersion of the reader as a judge in the world of debate. I also tried some different marginalia designs to emphasis the conflicting sides in debate. I also explored using pull quotes to intersect the body type like arguments in a debate.

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