IXD104: Initial idea + sketches for travel app icons

Since I want my app to have a fun and playful feel to it, I thought I would try to incorporate cute, emoji like faces into my icon designs. Based on my initial sketches for my food planning travel app I decided that I would include icons spread across the bottom of the screen for…

Ixd104 Week 3: Reproduction task + travel app illustration inspiration board

Illustration Reproduction Task  This week we were tasked with another master/apprentice exercise but this time with a city illustration instead of  travel icons. This time I used illustrator as I’m better at using the pen and curvature tools on there than Figma. Here is the original that I tried to reproduce: and here is what…

IXD104 : Travel app mind map + my concept and initial sketches

Here is the mind map I did to start together my brain to come up with a good travel app idea: From this  I decided to base my travel app around food since I had the most ideas for it. When I go on a trip abroad I love making plans around what cool restaurants…

IXD103 Week 2: Monogram Mood board and Initial Sketches

Moodpboard During this weeks lecture we were given the task of creating a monogram mood board. I made mine on Pinterest. I tried to pick examples of type that were cool and interesting but also I’m a big fan k-pop and majority of k-pop groups/artists  have their own unique monograms so I included some that…

IXD103 Week 2: Turning Geometric Shapes into Letterforms Task

During this weeks lecture we were given an hour to write our first names using letterforms made only geometric shapes ie. circles, squares, triangles. Here is what I did: I was quite pleased with what I came up with. I wanted it to come off as more fun and.  playful so I took a literal…

IXD103 Week 1: Travel App Icon Reproduction Task

This we we were asked to try reproducing a handful of given examples of travel related icons as kind of ‘master- apprentice’ exercise. The idea is that the best way to learn how to do something yourself is to reproduce something that already exists. This way we can get a better understanding of how to…

IXD103 Week 1: Content Audit Exercise

The brand I chose for this exercise is Nintendo. I’ve had a bit of an obsession with the company since early childhood and engage with their content quite regularly so I’d say that I’m quite familiar with the way that they brand themselves. Word Bank bringing smiles to people’s faces fun family-friendly entertainment video games…