Year: 2021

IXD103 Week 5: Digitising My Monogram

During this week’s lecture we were given a quick tutorial session for illustrator and were tasked with digitising our monograms. I found this tutorial quite helpful as even though I’ve already gotten quite familiar with illustrator over this term already, there were still a lot of things I had yet to learn that we covered…Continue Reading IXD103 Week 5: Digitising My Monogram

IXD104 Week4: Lecture Reflection

This week’s lecture was all about illustration in UI. We looked at what it means to illustrate, tips for sketching interfaces, what illustration in ui should be as well as the different practices of it and some of the different types o illustration for ui. We also to a look at some of the past…Continue Reading IXD104 Week4: Lecture Reflection

Ixd103 Week 4: Lecture Reflection

Visual Identity This week’s lecture was all about developing visual identity/ marque. One of the first things that was touched on was the importance of being unique and distinguishing yourself from other designers with the traits that set you a part. There were some things I hadn’t considered before like how this can actually help…Continue Reading Ixd103 Week 4: Lecture Reflection

Ixd103 Week4: Sketching Tasks

  During Monday’s lecture time we were given 2 tasks . Task 1 The first was to sketch listed objects using the drawing techniques we had looked at in the lecture. The objects listed were an iPad, laptop, camera, sketchbook, pencil, browser, usb stick, paper, television and a radio. Here is what I did:  …Continue Reading Ixd103 Week4: Sketching Tasks

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

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

IXD104 Week 3: Lecture Reflection

This week’s lecture was about putting hand to mouse and all the different approaches to illustration we could consider. We looked at all the different tools, first traditional like pens, pencils and paper and the additional tools we have now like vectors, procreate, illustrator etc. well as practitioners of each. I really enjoyed this weeks…Continue Reading IXD104 Week 3: Lecture Reflection

IXD104 Week 2: Lecture Reflection

This week’s lecture was all about designing icons. We looked at all the different important things to consider when designing them and where to look for inspiration for when it comes to designing our own for our travel apps. I enjoyed this lecture. I learned a lot about icon design and how it very important…Continue Reading IXD104 Week 2: Lecture Reflection