Year: 2020

IXD101- Coding/Github

This is the link to my GitHub: https://github.com/LaurenGilmoreIXD John Baskerville Our first task was to write up some basic HTML for a piece of text on the typographer John Baskerville. I had never had experience with coding so, to begin with, it was quite daunting but I was eager to learn. This is the results…

IXD102- Lecture Reviews

Week 2 During this lecture, we had our first look into typography. “Type is the clothing for words”- Erik Spiekermann. Typography can really make or break a design, so it’s important to know about the different typefaces and how to choose the right one in different situations. Businesses do this with their brand depending on…

IXD102: Pocket Profiles

Jakob Nielson Nielson co-founded the Nielson Norman Group ‘NN/g’ with Don Norman. They are a UX research and consulting firm that are usability advocates and provide guidance on user experience. They do this by studying real users of apps and websites to find out which designs work best. This enables companies to improve their designs…

IXD102- Web Essay

This is the link to my GitHub to access my website: https://github.com/LaurenGilmoreIXD/ixd102_essay   Before starting the CSS for my web essay, I updated my wire-frames to include more details such as, colours and typefaces I wanted to use. This is the colour pallet I used: Having a colour pallet would help my website look more…

IXD101- Follow the Rhythm Final

After receiving feedback on this project, I began making some improvements. With the previous design, the lyrics within the buildings sat very close to the edge which left gaps between words, making it difficult to read. To fix this issue, I centered the text and brought the text boxes in from the edge. This made…

IXD102-Group Presentation

My group members for this task included myself, Orla, Matthew and Seanin. When we were first given this project, we decided to have a video call to discuss what topic we should choose for our presentation. The topic we chose was ‘Bauhaus and the New Typography’ as we were all interested in learning more about…

IXD102-Group Presentation- Research

As a group, we chose the topic ‘Bauhaus and the New Typography’. In our group of 4, we decided to each research and cover a certain section within this topic. My section was researching the students experience, the teachers and what they taught at the Bauhaus. My Research Students experience at the Bauhaus At the…