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“100 Iterations” – project 2 – week 4 IXD101

Group work and choosing 100 images: My chosen 9 images: My narrative was to explore how a city changes from morning until night. early morning- sunlight just beginning to appear and make clouds colourful 2.  morning – bright and yellowy golden rays, birds appear midday – daylight, sense of busyness as people go to work…

Typography and typographic hierarchy – week 4 IXD101

Experimentation with typography in Figma: In Mondays class we were given the task of changing characters appearance by adding or subtracting material from them.  I chose a capital B and R for this exercise: He also showed us how to change the shape of the letter itself by turning it into a shape and then…

Creating a UI card to advertise an artist – week 5 IXD 101

(My own UI card)   In Mondays lecture we were given the task of creating a simple UI card in Figma with the purpose of advertising a Spotify artist. During this exercise we were encouraged to stick to a specific layout and maintain the same measurements, line weights, alignments, and font sizing/placement as the example UI…

The Fibonacci sequence & golden ratio – week 3 IXD 101

In week 3 of IXD101 we were taught how the Fibonacci sequence of numbers can be incorporated into app layouts when deciding on measurements. We were asked to create another point, line, and plane grid but this week we were to make use of the numbers in the Fibonacci sequence when deciding on measurements in…

My type specimen screen designs – week 3 IXD 102

My type specimen screen designs for “Helvetica” This poster was to be created for an iPad display of 768×1024 pixels.  After looking into the different font options we were given I decided to use Helvetica. I began by looking into the history of Helvetica and how it’d been used in the past. I found that…

Research for type specimen wallpaper screen – week 2 IXD 102

For our assignment we were asked to choose from 6 typefaces and create a type specimen screen for an iPad of 768 x 1024 pixels in Illustrator, Sketch, or Figma. We were given the following typeface options: Baskerville Futura Gill Sans Helvetica Palatino Times New Roman After some research into what each typeface looked like…

“Point, line, and plane” – week 2 IXD101

In Mondays class we created 9 square grids both on paper and in Figma in order to experiment with point and line.  The session was helpful as I found it made it easier to come up with completely unique/ individual designs within a very short period of time. For the first exercise Paul asked us…

My response to Wilson Miners “When we build” – week 1 IXD102

I found this presentation incredibly inspiring and it made me excited for my future as an interaction designer.  The quote from Marshall McLuhan that Miner referenced at the start was a recurring subject throughout the talk – “We shape our tools, and thereafter our tools shape us”.  This quote was interesting to me as I’ve…