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,…Continue Reading ixd104 week 08 reflection

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…Continue Reading ixd104 week 05 reflection

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…Continue Reading ixd104 week 04 reflection

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…Continue Reading ixd104 week 03 reflection

ixd104 week 01 reflection

Your blog should be a source of easy marks and should include: Reflection on what we have covered Research relevant designers/illustrators Mindmaps, sketches, wireframes and prototypes   Introduction to module and projects. Travel App in a nutshell. Icon set (5 icons) Icons of cities Simple interface Your own travel app Three screens Home (launch screen)…Continue Reading ixd104 week 01 reflection

ixd104 week 06 group critique reflection/revisits

Week 06 Group Critique Below is some notes left on my work from my peers during week 06’s critique.     Tutor Critique  Retro feel Maybe make the logo a bit brighter as it gets lost against the black background launch and pick buddy look great ‘pick a planet’ maybe keep them the same width…Continue Reading ixd104 week 06 group critique reflection/revisits

ixd104 – creating travel app screens

Screens  welcome fade page – includes the name of the app and some of the icons/illustrations launch page- launch the spaceship pick a planet pick a space buddy planet select page(s) planet learn page(s) Some Progress screenshots     Screens ready for Group Critique Week 06 space buddies names come from the two of the…Continue Reading ixd104 – creating travel app screens