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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….Continue Reading ixd104 – infographic icon designs

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…Continue Reading ixd104 – infographic visual research

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….Continue Reading ixd104 – Fukushima Daiichi Disaster

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…Continue Reading ixd103 week 09 reflection and tasks

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…Continue Reading ixd103 week 08 reflection and tasks

ixd103 week 07 group critique reflection and tasks

Brand Guidelines This is about setting the rules. These are all your decisions collated and summarised into a guideline to ensure it looks and feels the same, particularly with collaborators in mind. This allows a team to work from the same page and understand the decisions. A reference guide on what they can do and…Continue Reading ixd103 week 07 group critique reflection and tasks

ixd103 week 05 reflection and tasks

Illustrator Demo A3 landscape print- page to work from as we don’t know yet what layout the monogram with go on. Windows – workspace – Essentials classic   Tools to remember…   Left Hand Menu Selection tools – one selects the object, the other selects the anchor point, allowing you to move that point. Pen…Continue Reading ixd103 week 05 reflection and tasks

ixd103 week 04 reflection and tasks

Kinds of Identification Uniqueness Value Holding Power Description Association Tone of Voice Graphic excellence (quality) Reputation Discretion Repetition (& recognition) Design Programme When a trademark is used to identify an organisation, it works together with other graphic elements in a design programme, each part of the plan for a visual identity. Through this a company…Continue Reading ixd103 week 04 reflection and tasks

ixd103 week 02 reflection and tasks

1 Hour Task Write your first name using letterforms made only out of these geometric shapes. Circle, square, and triangle. Consider… What is necessary to make the letters recognisable? What can be left out? How do you differentiate the letters enough but maintain a consistency?     Pentagram Pentagram is a multi-disciplinary, independently-owned design studio….Continue Reading ixd103 week 02 reflection and tasks

ixd103 week 01 reflection and tasks

Language Inanimate Object Task Find an inanimate object near you and describe it as if you are the object describing yourself without giving away what the object is. I’m an essential object for office work. I hold together documents by the pushing force you put on me! The Object was a Stapler. Recommending a Product…Continue Reading ixd103 week 01 reflection and tasks