ixd104 week 02 reflection

Getting Iconic Icon Design You need to understand how these work, where they should appear, and how to create these. “capturing the essence of the object in as few lines as possible, while retaining its essence. Icons are tiny poems.” – Kyle Tezak Push those basic elements as much as possible.   Icons have history. […]

ixd104 week 01 reflection

Your blog should be a source of easy marks and should include: Reflection on what we have covered Research relevant designers/illustrators Mindmaps, sketches, wireframes and prototypes   Introduction to module and projects. Travel App in a nutshell. Icon set (5 icons) Icons of cities Simple interface Your own travel app Three screens Home (launch screen) […]

ixd104 – infographic icon designs

Below are icons I have created so far my infographic. As I’m covering the Fukushima Daiichi Disaster, I decided to create icons to represent each natural disaster/accident that took place. Most were created on Figma except the Tsunami icon/illustration. I struggled trying to create a shape that looked natural or look anything like a wave. […]

ixd104 – infographic visual research

Looking at infographics in general, to help get a sense of design and layout. Tsunami infographics visual mood board Earthquake infographics visual mood board Radiation infographics visual mood board Looking at any current infographics on Fukushima, found some very graphic ones that look to be part of a series. Looking at these are very helpful […]

ixd104 – Fukushima Daiichi Disaster

Informative Research on the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi Disaster The Fukushima Daiichi accident began on 11 March 2011 and lasted three days. Following a major earthquake, a 15-metre tsunami disabled the power supply and cooling of three Fukushima Daiichi reactors, causing a nuclear accident. The Great East Japan Earthquake of a magnitude 9.0 did considerable damage. […]

ixd103 week 09 reflection and tasks

Portfolio Sites S.W.O.T Analysis (30 mins) Outlining your strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. This is very useful when undertaking any project. It helps consider what we want to project into the world.   Strengths –        Research- visual e.g., mind maps, mood boards, sketches. –        Creative, can bring unique ideas to my projects. Opportunities –        Spend […]

ixd103 week 08 reflection and tasks

Style Guides and Pattern Libraries Style Guide – The physical or digital document that represents the styles, patterns, practices, and principles of a design system and teaches how to use it. Style guide includes your brand guidelines. Pattern Library – An organised set of related, reusable components, often containing code examples, design guidelines, and use […]