James Victore – Pocket Profile

How I plan on improving as an Interaction Designer… I would be lying if I told anyone that I have found this course easy so far. This year everybody has faced so much already. With the ongoing pandemic, life as I have known it has completely changed and likewise… so have I! I have always…

IxD102 – Communication History

IxD102 – Semester One, Communication History In this blogpost, I have been keeping a weekly update on the communication history content we learn about each Friday. Below is a short weekly summary of what I have learnt, something I have found interesting or inspiring and what tasks we have been given weekly. I think this…

Wearable Technology – Research

Wearable technology Wearable technology, also known as “wearables“, is a category of electronic devices that can be worn as accessories, embedded in clothing, implanted in the user’s body, or even tattooed on the skin.     It ranges from wearable jewelry eg. rings, watches, body-mounted sensors that monitor and transmit biological data for healthcare purposes. Fitness trackers,…

Pentagram Design Studios – Pocket Profile

Pentagram Design Studios Pentagram is the world’s largest independent design consultancy. The firm is owned and run by 24 partners, each of whom are leaders in their individual fields. It was founded in 1972, by Alan Fletcher, Theo Crosby, Colin Forbes, Kenneth Grange, and Mervyn Kurlansky at Needham Road, Notting Hill, London. The company has offices in London,…

Vic Bell – Pocket Profile

Vic Bell Illustrator, Iconographer and Brand designer Whilst using the Uber app, I always noticed the undeniably cute icons… little did I know, I would be researching their creator, Vic Bell. That’s the beautiful thing about Interaction design… It is all around us, even if we don’t recognise it all of the time. Since discovering…

Nielsen Norman Group – Pocket Profile

 What/Who are the Nielsen Norman Group? The Nielsen Norman Group (NN/g) are a UX research and consulting firm trusted by leading organizations world-wide to provide reliable guidance on user experience. What is User Experience? User experience is the overall experience of a person using a product such as a website or computer application, especially in…

IxD102 – Web Essay Development

The web essay… What do we have to do? Our most recent project has been to develop an essay on a chosen area of graphic design, which we will write an essay on and furthermore develop a website, to display it. It will allow us to combine our skills and information that we have developed…