IXD101 – Follow the Rhythm

As our third project, we must take the influence of one of our favourite songs, and present it in a way that is appropriately relevant to the artist/lyrics. The brief tells us to consider the pacing and rhythm of the song, and consider if some words or lyrics are more meaningful than others, and how…Continue Reading IXD101 – Follow the Rhythm

IXD102 – WWII and Modernism

Modernism This week’s class taught about Modernism, which was a period of art that began in the 20th Century, after the end of the First World War. It was made up of a number of key definitive features: Reject traditional forms and decorative elements Seek a solution that is simple and direct Use systematic methods…Continue Reading IXD102 – WWII and Modernism

IXD102 – Pocket Profile: UsTwo

Ustwo is a Lodon-based software development studio which focuses on digital design. Their work centres on producing clean and elegant user interfaces. The company was founded in 2004, by two best friends “Mills and “Sinx”. The company originally started out as a developer for mobile apps and games, but upon gaining a significant amount of…Continue Reading IXD102 – Pocket Profile: UsTwo

IXD101 – UI Card

During Monday’s class, we were asked to produce a sample UI card using an album cover of our choice. For this exercise, I used Jamiroquai’s, ‘A Funk Odyssey’. I used Figma to create this piece….Continue Reading IXD101 – UI Card

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