Week 04: Typography and Colour

Typography and Colour In this weeks lecture we started to learn the basics of typography, which in graphic and web design, is undoubtedly important. “95% of the information on the web is written language. It is only logical to say that a web designer should get good training in the main discipline of shaping written…Continue Reading Week 04: Typography and Colour

Week 03: Core Principles-Golden Ratio

Introduction to the Core Principles of Design This week was focused on the core design principles, these can be used as building blocks towards our own design style.   Leonardo Da Vinci’s ‘Vitruvian Man’ which looks into ‘The Golden Ratio’, which is defined as ‘the perfectly symmetrical relationship between two proportions’.   This rectangle describes…Continue Reading Week 03: Core Principles-Golden Ratio

Week 02 :Point, Line, Plane

Introduction to Point, Line, Plane- The Visual Vocabulary During this week’s lecture we learned how important it is to understand the basics of any design. To understand the ABCs of design, ‘Point, Line and Plane’ It’s important at the beginning of any design project to sketch all ideas down on paper, it clears your head…Continue Reading Week 02 :Point, Line, Plane

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…Continue Reading Type Specimen Screens

Manifesto

Project 01: Creating a Manifesto   What is a Manifesto? A Manifesto is a written statement declaring publicly the intentions, motives, or views of its issuer. The manifesto is a means of expressing and publicising ideas for an artist. Manifestos can be used as powerful tools for change or revolution. Therefore I feel it is…Continue Reading Manifesto