Month: February 2021

IXD104 Week 3: Lecture Reflection

This week’s lecture was about putting hand to mouse and all the different approaches to illustration we could consider. We looked at all the different tools, first traditional like pens, pencils and paper and the additional tools we have now like vectors, procreate, illustrator etc. well as practitioners of each. I really enjoyed this weeks…Continue Reading IXD104 Week 3: Lecture Reflection

IXD104 Week 2: Lecture Reflection

This week’s lecture was all about designing icons. We looked at all the different important things to consider when designing them and where to look for inspiration for when it comes to designing our own for our travel apps. I enjoyed this lecture. I learned a lot about icon design and how it very important…Continue Reading IXD104 Week 2: Lecture Reflection

IXD103 Week 2: Monogram Mood board and Initial Sketches

Mood board During this weeks lecture we were given the task of creating a monogram mood board. I made mine on Pinterest. I tried to pick examples of type that were cool and interesting but also I’m a big fan k-pop and majority of k-pop groups/artists ¬†have their own unique monograms so I included some…Continue Reading IXD103 Week 2: Monogram Mood board and Initial Sketches

IXD103 Week 2: Turning Geometric Shapes into Letterforms Task

During this weeks lecture we were given an hour to write our first names using letterforms made only geometric shapes ie. circles, squares, triangles. Here is what I did: I was quite pleased with what I came up with. I wanted it to come off as more fun and. ¬†playful so I took a literal…Continue Reading IXD103 Week 2: Turning Geometric Shapes into Letterforms Task

IXD103 Week 2: Lecture Reflection

Monograms and Lettermarks This week’s lecture was all about developing monograms as the next part of our brand development. To start, we were given the task of writing our names using letterforms made only out of geometric shapes like circles, squares and triangles. We were given 1 hour to do this. Here is a link…Continue Reading IXD103 Week 2: Lecture Reflection

IXD103 Week 1: Travel App Icon Reproduction Task

This we we were asked to try reproducing a handful of given examples of travel related icons as kind of ‘master- apprentice’ exercise. The idea is that the best way to learn how to do something yourself is to reproduce something that already exists. This way we can get a better understanding of how to…Continue Reading IXD103 Week 1: Travel App Icon Reproduction Task