Year: 2021

IXD104- More Illustration Research…

I have continued my research looking into different people and styles to increase my inspiration for illustrating. Olly Moss Olly Moss is a designer and Illustrator. His Instagram and website display his work and I found some styles I really like. These are some posters he designed for the game Firewatch. He also helped design…Continue Reading IXD104- More Illustration Research…

IXD104- Recreating City Illustrations

This week, we were given the task of recreating some illustrations of cities. These are my results: Original: My Recreation:   Original: My Recreation:   I really enjoyed doing this task as it has helped me become more familiar with the tools on figma. I used techniques I had never done before and learnt a…Continue Reading IXD104- Recreating City Illustrations

IXD103- Sunni Brown Doodling Ted Talk

My thoughts on the ted talk by Sunni Brown on doodling: Society seems to have a bad opinion on doodling, especially in places we are supposed to learn. This is because they are deemed unimportant and meaningless. This ted talk looked into how doodling is actually beneficial and how that stigma should be taken away….Continue Reading IXD103- Sunni Brown Doodling Ted Talk

IXD103- Wordmark research/inspiration

Mood board I wanted to look at a range of word-marks from brands with differing target audiences. This showed me the importance of choosing the right typeface to suit the brand and their tone of voice. I made a list of what I wanted my word-mark to put across. This will make it easier when…Continue Reading IXD103- Wordmark research/inspiration

IXD104- My Travel App Content Research

The idea of my app is that the user can virtually “travel” through different deserts, learning about the types and what wildlife live there. To gain more of an understanding on the topic of ‘Deserts’, I wanted to do some in-depth research. What are deserts? A desert is a vast, arid area of land that…Continue Reading IXD104- My Travel App Content Research

IXD104- My Travel App Research and Inspiration

Mind Map My idea Of these ideas, the one that interests me the most is the educational one about the desert. The general idea for this is that you travel through the desert through the app, learning about animals, types of deserts etc. I chose this because I have an interest in wildlife and I…Continue Reading IXD104- My Travel App Research and Inspiration

IXD103- Week 3 Reflect & Type Anatomy Task

This week was all about wordmarks as this is the next step in our project. They are essential for communication as it “communicates a message where the originator is not present”. When creating a wordmark, choosing the right typography is very important. Typography can help convey the message of a brand and represent its tone…Continue Reading IXD103- Week 3 Reflect & Type Anatomy Task

IXD104- Week 2 Reflect

This week, we looked deeper into icon design. “Trying to capture the essence of an object or idea with only a few lines and at the same time maintaining its elegance is pretty much design in a nutshell. That’s what’s so great about icons, they’re tiny poems” – Kyle Tezak Why use icons? Designing icons…Continue Reading IXD104- Week 2 Reflect