A quintessential project of Carnegie Mellon's design program is "the animal project", where each student chooses an endangered animal that they share a geographically native home with. Aside from raising greater awareness for endangered species, the project focused on building sensitivity toward both organic and manmade form. 
Part One: Found Plastics​​​​​​​

least bittern represented through use of found plastics

Part Two: Storybook Illustration​​​​​​​

a picture book depiction, executed in Adobe Illustrator

Part Three: Pop-Up​​​​​​​