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#IXD103 Week 2 – Monograms

What is a monogram? A monogram is a signature symbol mainly used by companies that include two or more letters (usually the companies initials) to create a unique representation of their brand. How can I make a successful monogram? Simplicity – Simple monograms are usually the most efficient. Attentive – Monograms should capture the attention…Continue Reading #IXD103 Week 2 – Monograms

#IXD103 Week 1 – Bio Task & Brand Values

Brand Values Personal Brand Strategy 1. Understand your current brand What do people come to you for? I want people to come to me for premium services such as cutting edge and professional UI design. What is your reputation like at work? Friendly, creative, hardworking and interactive How do others describe what you do? Professional…Continue Reading #IXD103 Week 1 – Bio Task & Brand Values

#IXD104 – Master Apprentice Icons

For this task Paul asked us to practice our illustrative skills  by copying a number of icons using geometric shapes as exactly  as possible. I used Adobe Illustrator to create these following icon designs. We had to copy from these following Icons:         Icon Task 1 (Mines)   Icon Task 2 (Mines)…Continue Reading #IXD104 – Master Apprentice Icons

#IXD103 – Armin Hofmann Pocket Profile

Who is he?  Armin Hofmann is an influential Swiss graphic designer and educator, born in Winterthur, Switzerland in 1920 he began studying at the School of Arts and Crafts in Zurich, a famous school which has produced world class graphic designers such as the famous Josef Müller-Brockmann. Armin is mostly recognized for his graphic design, typography and his books such as…Continue Reading #IXD103 – Armin Hofmann Pocket Profile

#IXD104 – Vic Bell Pocket Profile

Currently living in Durham, United Kingdom, Vic Bell is an Illustrator, iconographer and brand designer who has been professionally creating premium and quality material for the past 7 years. She currenly is a senior illustrator working for GitLabs and has a well-structured and established online presence to showcase her work.  Illustrations & Graphic Designs  While Bell approaches her work in a variety of artistic techniques and styles, the above illustrations really stand out to me as…Continue Reading #IXD104 – Vic Bell Pocket Profile

#IXD104 – General Analysis of Travel Apps (W1)

To begin researching Travel apps I must start with a brief analysation and recognition of already established apps on the app store and their characteristics to gain more knowledge and also to pick out characteristics from individual apps. For this I will pick five slightly unique apps from the app store all localized to travel….Continue Reading #IXD104 – General Analysis of Travel Apps (W1)

#IXD103 – Description Task

Indirectly Describing Inanimate Objects I come in many forms and varieties, I am the work of ingenuity. I see life through a lens in many different colours and angles. I’ve been everywhere and I am anywhere, even to the moon! I could even be looking at you right now! (A) I am a camera. Indirectly Recommending…Continue Reading #IXD103 – Description Task

#1XD101- Nine Iterations

For our 100 Iterations group project we were tasked on finding 100 photographs/illustrations of a point, line or plane on a chosen genre.  Our group chose line and architecture. As I browsed through countless images on Pinterest of different human made buildings throughout the world, I suddenly found the same geometric lineage in every culture…Continue Reading #1XD101- Nine Iterations