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IXD102 – History of the Internet

This week, during Friday’s class, we took a look at the history of the internet. Vannevar Bush Dr Vannevar Bush was an American engineer, inventor and science administrator. He headed to the US during WWII, where he emphasised the importance of scientific research to national security and economic well-being, and was chiefly responsible for the…Continue Reading IXD102 – History of the Internet

IXD102 – Web Essay

Link to Github: https://github.com/jessdonnan/web_essay Writing My Essay Introduction Michael Bierut is one of the leading and most innovating artists of modern design. A graphic designer, design critic and educator, he has spent the last four decades striving to represent and change people‚Äôs everyday lives, by creating engaging work that people want to read and look…Continue Reading IXD102 – Web Essay

IXD102 – Postmodernism

This week during Friday’s class, we took a look at Postmodernism. Postmodernism Towards the end of the 70’s, many artists began to feel that modernism was drawing to a close, and there was a climate of cultural change. There was a rise to challenge the order and clarity of modernism, which sent shock waves to…Continue Reading IXD102 – Postmodernism

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