102-Week 5/6: Pocket Profiles

Pentagram Pentagram is a design studio that specialises in multiple disciplines- from Arts and publishing to Banking and Finance, however the studio is all individually owned. Pentagram has 24 practicing designers and partners, they take on individual tasks or work together. Pentagram’s internal structure is actually quite unique as they are the only major design…

102-Week 03:Pocket Profile

Vic Bell Vic Bell is a senior illustrator at GitLab inc from northern England. She loves to create things from iconography to 3D worlds.d and brand designer .  She’s worked with brands such as Burberry, Uber and Blink doing iconography and illustration. She worked with Uber in 2017 to create a whole icon system for…

101 Weeks 7-10: Baskerville Website

Intro to HTML- Baskerville Website To help us learn the basics of html we built a website around John Baskerville. To start off we were given the website link, https://github.com/eleventhirty/john_baskerville/blob/gh-pages/baskerville-one.html We didn’t copy this text but typed it in ourselves to learn how the tags operate and the basic structure of a html document This…

101 Weeks 7-10: Type History Website

Intro to HTML- History of Type At the beginning of Week 7 we were introduced to the foundations of HTML, covering the Web standards and fundamental html tags and structure. These include the <head> </head> tags between which, contains the information of the document. The elements within document are the following tags: <title <base> <link>…

102-Week 02: Pocket Profiles

Lecture Recap This week we learned about the printing press and how revolutionary it was at the time. It allowed information to be printed much faster than ever before and spread across the western world. We also learned that there is actually an anatomy to typography and how it is constructed. We looked at terms…

102-Wilson Miner ‘When We Build’

Wilson Miner  “When We Build” Inspiring designers. My thoughts; Wilson Miner brought up the phrase from Marshall McLuhan , ‘The medium is the message’ Which I had never heard before and it really made me think about how, the medium a message is presented in can influence the message itself. How certain camera angles in…

102-Project 03- Web Essay

website link https://github.com/orlamccarneyixd/web_essay/blob/gh_pages/webessay_index.html   The following images are the first versions of the html code for the website essay;   These next images are what the code looks like linked to the corresponding css file and opened in a web browser; I then started to sketch out some wireframes of what I want the finished…

101-Week 08: CSS 101

Introduction to Cascading Style Sheets CSS is a language used to control the presentation of documents written in markup language, for example, to style web pages written in HTML.  CSS dresses the basic content, provided in the HTML markup and allows us to easily control the layout of the page, define colours, fonts, and more. CSS…

101-Week 07: John Baskerville V.1

Introduction to HTML This week we were first introduced to HTML (HyperText Markup Language) First, we took a brief look at the history of the world wide web, from the first web page to inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee. We took a look at the development of the web browser and the chaos that ensued, to the establishment of the Web Standards Project and…

101 Project 03: Follow the Rhythm

Follow the Rhythm Our third project was to take one of our favourite songs, we have to present the lyrics in a manner which is appropriate to the music and artist. We should take into consideration the pacing and rhythm of the song and if lines or words which are more meaningful than others they…