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About this Project

This project explores the ways in which given variables (including color, size, typeface, image association, and current or historical references) can influence the perception and tone of the subject presented.

By interacting with patriotic and foundational U.S. texts, users will uncover multiple different perspectives, offering support, critique, or exposition of each topic.


Hover over the text to explore different perspectives of each phrase.

Click inside the box to begin.

The Pledge of Allegiance

I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.

Excerpt from The Declaration of Independence

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.

Preamble to the Constitution

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

About the Designer

Designed and developed by Katie Bumatay.

Created as her Senior Capstone Project, for the completion of a BFA in Communication Design at Washington University in St. Louis (2019).

Special thanks to Jonathan Hanahan.

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