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My Web Essay

[Web Essay](https://emmamcgurrenixd.github.io/web-essay-emg/webpage-3.html) Overall, I am fairly happy with my final outcome for my web essay. I especially love the colour scheme and typography which I have chosen. The part I found most challenging was the positioning of everything and still there are some things in my web essay that I would love to learn how…

IxD101 – Typography in everyday life…

Typography in everyday life… Okay, so not everyday obviously, but from working in a bar every weekend, and one of my lockdown hobbies becoming grocery shopping, I have accumulated a passion for admiring the branding of many beverages and can you see why?       The variation of designs is amazing and they all…

IxD101 – Introduction to HTML and CSS

Introduction to HTML and CSS Paul introduced us to CSS slowly, by showing us the basics. I would be lying if I said that I found this process straight forward. I found it very difficult to navigate my mind between Github desktop and Github browser, however with Paul’s many patient run throughs, I got the…

IxD101 – Formulating ideas for my 100 Iterations project

For our very first group project, we had to choose a theme in response to point, line and plane, which we have been learning about in IxD101. When broken down, everything around us is created on the basis of either point, line or plane. I found this topic very eyeopening. I find myself now paying…

IxD101 – Follow the Rhythm Project

Follow the Rhythm My chosen song for the follow the rhythm project, is Heart of Glass, by Blondie. I absolutely love this song and especially love the 70s era. For my initial inspiration, I began by watching the iconic music video. Blondie surrounded by her band, typical 70’s disco set up. I noted down all…

IxD101 Interaction Design Fundamentals

IxD101 Semester One, Interaction Design Fundamentals This blog post is a summary of almost everything I have learned, found interesting and been inspired by from the Interaction design fundamentals section of our course, that we complete every Monday with Paul. I have included links to other blog posts to create a simpler way of seeing…

IDEO – Pocket Profile

IDEO Pocket profile What is IDEO? Founded in 1978, David Kelley established his design firm, David Kelley Design (DKD). In 1991, David Kelley, Bill Moggridge, and Mike Nuttall merged their companies and called it IDEO. In 1980, Steve Jobs asked IDEO to develop a mouse for a radical new computer, the Lisa. The design team abandoned the…

Josef Albers – Pocket Profile

Josef Albers – Pocket Profile Josef Albers (1888–1976) was a German-born artist, educator, writer and color theorist. He taught at the Bauhaus and Black Mountain College, headed Yale University’s department of design, and is considered one of the most influential teachers of the visual arts in the twentieth century. Albers was best known for the…