Year: 2020

IXD101 – Typography Exercises

On Monday, while looking at typography, we were asked to redesign a letter of our choice. I chose to experiment with the letter ‘J’. This was the original letter: I created two different designs. The first involved two diagonal lines cutting across the two tails of the letter. I also sharpened the edges of the…Continue Reading IXD101 – Typography Exercises

IXD101 – Typography and Colour

During Monday’s lecture, we explored the use of typography and colour, and how both can be used effectively in projects. We also carried out a few typography exercises, which I have posted in my next blog post. Typography Typography is the most important aspect of web design, as it is said to make up 95%…Continue Reading IXD101 – Typography and Colour

IXD102 – A Century of Change

A Century of Change During Friday’s class, we began looking into the nineteenth century, and how it changed rapidly the way in which technology advanced, and how it would change the world of technology forever. For example, Thomas Edison invented the Phonograph and the first long-lasting bulb from 1877-1879, Karl Benz invented the first practical…Continue Reading IXD102 – A Century of Change

IXD102 – Pocket Profile: Sara Soueidan

Sara Soueidan is a Lebanese freelance UI/UX designer, trainer, author and speaker from Lebanon. She works with companies across the globe, building inclusive web interfaces & experiences with a strong focus on accessibility, progressive enhancement and performance. She runs a series of full-day workshops, where she trains teams of designers and developers about front-end developing…Continue Reading IXD102 – Pocket Profile: Sara Soueidan

IXD101 – Core Principals

On Monday’s class, we explored a range of core design principles that would help us when creating our designs. Golden Ratio The Golden Ratio, which is closely related to the Fibonacci sequence, describes the symmetrical relationship between two proportions. Approximately a 1:1.61 ratio, the Golden Ratio can be illustrated using a Golden Rectangle. This is…Continue Reading IXD101 – Core Principals