ixd104 week 12 group critique reflection

What I had shown for critique Notes for Critique – Still a work in progress, need to add more stats, deaths from evacuation, stress factor deaths, possibly so costs of the aftermath.   Tutor Comments ‘Disaster’ could be in a second line. Wave could be used in a top part in the heading, with the […]

ixd104 week 11 one to one tutorial reflection

One to One Tutorial with Paul Below is the icons and illustrations I had ready for tutorial   Below is my infographic to date Tutor Comments pull figures and make them stand out incorporate title into wave play on key statistics maybe consider looking into the costs of the aftermath houses look very Dutch, maybe […]

ixd104 week 10 reflection

Big Data This refers to data so large, fast or complex that it’s impossible to process. Since the early 200s industry analysts considered this: Volume: Organisations collecting data from big resources and cheaper storage solutions have come into play. Data storage is growing at an unprecedented rate and speed. The more people on board with […]

ixd104 week 09 reflection

What I need to do over Easter and upcoming weeks: Finish up master apprentice exercises. Research infographics and specifics Continue research on the Fukushima Disaster. Finalise travel app mock-ups. Update blog Wireframe and sketch. book one to ones

ixd104 week 08 reflection

Designing Infographics Infographics are graphic representations of information, data or knowledge designed to present information quickly and clearly. Telling a story Infographics should leave you feeling informed. All infographics communicate information, and there are two approaches: Explorative Narrative   They communicate something meaningful, something of value, worth telling. If the information is incomplete or untrustworthy, […]

ixd104 week 07 reflection

Visualising Data   Looking at raw data and trying to pull out a sense of order within that to find cures, solutions etc. In the UX seeing how data can work in new and different ways. Diagrams: The trick is finding the right type of data and presenting it in the right type of way. […]

ixd104 week 05 reflection

Tying it all Together By now you should have: Icon set(s) – master apprentice and own Cityscape(s) – master apprentice and own A UI Design idea on paper/digital   Principles of User Interfaces Format Content Think about layout on the screen. Is it a mobile or tablet, and does it fit comfortably? Touch controls: consider […]

ixd104 week 04 reflection

Illustrating Interfaces By now you should have done: Master apprentice exercises Mind-mapping ideas Sketches and wireframe The Interface Why illustration in UI? Types on illustrating UI Styles of illustrating UI Workflow… illustrating UI. The essence of illustration To clarify To make clear by giving or by serving as an example or instance To provide with […]

ixd104 week 03 reflection

Hand to Mouse Looking at different approaches to illustration through different illustrators. Illustrations can be- Tablet drawn (pro create) Vectors Illustrator / Photoshop / Figma / Sketch Hand drawn on paper.   Jorge Colombo I really like Colombo’s style, simple but his use of colour is effective to his work. I particularly like his illustrations […]

ixd104 week 02 reflection

Getting Iconic Icon Design You need to understand how these work, where they should appear, and how to create these. “capturing the essence of the object in as few lines as possible, while retaining its essence. Icons are tiny poems.” – Kyle Tezak Push those basic elements as much as possible.   Icons have history. […]