Month: October 2020

IXD101 – Markdown Exercise

Our task this week to use Markdown to match a body of text as close to this image as possible: I downloaded the markdown file, imported it to my text editing software of choice, Visual Studio Code. I then went through the text, adding correct commands where I thought certain elements should be, such as…Continue Reading IXD101 – Markdown Exercise

IXD101 – Human-Centred Design

This week, we looked into Human-Centred/UX Design. User Experience Design consists of designing to meet the needs of the user, or whatever target audience that the product is being made for, such as children, teenagers, young adults or older generations. It is important, in UX Design, to approach a design with these key elements in…Continue Reading IXD101 – Human-Centred Design

IXD101 – Follow the Rhythm

As our third project, we must take the influence of one of our favourite songs, and present it in a way that is appropriately relevant to the artist/lyrics. The brief tells us to consider the pacing and rhythm of the song, and consider if some words or lyrics are more meaningful than others, and how…Continue Reading IXD101 – Follow the Rhythm

IXD102 – WWII and Modernism

Modernism This week’s class taught about Modernism, which was a period of art that began in the 20th Century, after the end of the First World War. It was made up of a number of key definitive features: Reject traditional forms and decorative elements Seek a solution that is simple and direct Use systematic methods…Continue Reading IXD102 – WWII and Modernism

IXD102 – Pocket Profile: UsTwo

Ustwo is a Lodon-based software development studio which focuses on digital design. Their work centres on producing clean and elegant user interfaces. The company was founded in 2004, by two best friends “Mills and “Sinx”. The company originally started out as a developer for mobile apps and games, but upon gaining a significant amount of…Continue Reading IXD102 – Pocket Profile: UsTwo

IXD101 – UI Card

During Monday’s class, we were asked to produce a sample UI card using an album cover of our choice. For this exercise, I used Jamiroquai’s, ‘A Funk Odyssey’. I used Figma to create this piece….Continue Reading IXD101 – UI Card

IXD101 – Typography Exercises

On Monday, while looking at typography, we were asked to redesign a letter of our choice. I chose to experiment with the letter ‘J’. This was the original letter: I created two different designs. The first involved two diagonal lines cutting across the two tails of the letter. I also sharpened the edges of the…Continue Reading IXD101 – Typography Exercises

IXD101 – Typography and Colour

During Monday’s lecture, we explored the use of typography and colour, and how both can be used effectively in projects. We also carried out a few typography exercises, which I have posted in my next blog post. Typography Typography is the most important aspect of web design, as it is said to make up 95%…Continue Reading IXD101 – Typography and Colour