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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…

Week 06: Human-Centred Design

Human-Centred Design This weeks class spoke about how every design should be centred around the humans interaction with it, not just the user as is normally spoken about. It is important for a design to feel connected to human nature with how its operated to really create a better user experience. This class also provided…

Week 05: Intro to UI Design

Intro to User Interface Design User Interface Design focuses on anticipating what users might need to do and ensuring that the interface has elements that are east to access, understand  and use. UI brings together concepts from interaction design, visual design  and image architecture. During this lecture we were given a task to create our…

Type Specimen Screens

Typeface specimens Typeface specimens were used originally by printers to demonstrate to their buyers how a certain typeface would look at various sizes on the paper. With a type specimen, a type’s characters could appear on paper, which would allow any problems with the typeface; illegibility and bad spacing, to be identified and fixed. To…