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IXD304 – Breaking Down Apple’s Immersive Journey

Kyle’s journeying immersively class showed us a great range of different types of narrative immersions built into websites through interactions and various elements to create a story. While I had a look at them and briefly discussed them individually, I want to do a more defined dissection into the one and only; Apple! – The…Continue Reading IXD304 – Breaking Down Apple’s Immersive Journey

IXD304 – Art Direction Article Review

In this blog, I will look at a few articles that Kyle has recommended about Art Direction by Dan Mall and Stephen Hay. I will be covering and reflecting on the articles while also giving my own opinion on such material. In a 2010 blog post on Alistapart, Dan Mall talks about the chaotic nature…Continue Reading IXD304 – Art Direction Article Review

IXD303 – 10 Digital Healthcare UX Trends 2022 Article Review

While the digital age has been with us for nearly two decades, our refusal to change and assert digital prominence among many fields has ultimately faultered. It wasn’t until COVID swept the earth our reliance on digital measures became ever so prominent. The current pandemic opened a new digital front that saw doctors, schools, etc….Continue Reading IXD303 – 10 Digital Healthcare UX Trends 2022 Article Review

IXD303 – Anthropomorphic Design

As I was sitting there, sketching clueless ideas and drawing mindmaps for how my artistic style could be implemented, I settled on the conventional flat 2D illustrations seen in most health apps, however, to me I found this boring. It wasn’t until I remembered material back from my first year of IXD about using ‘buddies’…Continue Reading IXD303 – Anthropomorphic Design

IXD303 – Design Thinking For Social Anxiety

Last year, I learned the means and methods of surveying and communicating to 8-11 year olds for my periodic table for user research. Similarly, the age range is not too different for my new health app. However, the circumstances are different as now I am looking at children ranging from 10 – 13 who suffer…Continue Reading IXD303 – Design Thinking For Social Anxiety

IXD303 – Roundness in Design Article Review

As I looked at countless mental health apps on the AppStore, I noticed something in particular. All of them have similar design implications. I noticed almost every app uses soft strokes with no sharp or jagged edges. I decided to look up why this happens, although I did have a very good reason. I found…Continue Reading IXD303 – Roundness in Design Article Review

IXD304 – Cindy Chastain – Thinking Like a Storyteller

In the world of interaction design, storytelling is a fundamental aspect of communication. It can introduce users to information and help navigate through design to create an informative experience. In this video that Kyle has recommended to us, Cindy Chastain will talk about the understanding of narrative techniques which can help me as a designer…Continue Reading IXD304 – Cindy Chastain – Thinking Like a Storyteller

IXD304 – 10 Inspirational Mood boards – Article Review

One thing to kick my inspiration off starting my Apollo project is to create a storyboard. However, I wanted to find new innovative techniques and ways to create and visually manifest a proposed identity for my new project. Thankfully, Kyle has shared with us an article to read by Tony Ho Tran which delves into…Continue Reading IXD304 – 10 Inspirational Mood boards – Article Review

IXD303 – App Definitions

The Opportunity¬† Along with most health-related applications, mental health apps stick out the most in terms of specified growth with the market estimated to reach 17.5 billion by 2030. As we move further into the digital age, unreal expectations from what we see online is shown upon ourselves,¬† our social interactions become less and less,…Continue Reading IXD303 – App Definitions

IXD303 – Design Thinking in Healthcare Article Reviews

In an IDEO article, Suzanne Gibbs who specializes in patients with schizophrenia sought to create a product to help patients with schizophrenia achieve goals and engage with others for support. She got the help of Danielle Schlosser a scientific researcher at Verily Life sciences and was amazed at the unique and completely different attitudes and…Continue Reading IXD303 – Design Thinking in Healthcare Article Reviews