This website contains a body work that includes graphic design, landscape architecture and visualization projects. This body of work offers many gestures – acts of design. Graphic design in this form is seen in the context of generating proposals through research, making form, and creating solutions for people. It refers to human scale – a proportion used in determining the relationship of a representation to that which it represents. It also presents the fundamentals of defining a design problem in order to provide a direct solution.
José R. Menéndez (b.08/80) is from San Juan, Puerto Rico. He is a graphic designer, landscape designer, and visualization scientist with ten years of experience in landscape architecture and urban design. José completed an MFA in Graphic Design from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2017. In 2019, José completed a master’s degree in marine Affairs with a specialization in sea level rise visualizations from University of Rhode Island. He is currently teaching Graphic Design at Northeastern University. He has also taught graphic design and digital fabrication in the Department of Graphic Design, the Department Jewelry + Metalsmithing, and the Landscape Architecture Department at the Rhode Island School of Design.