IXD 301 – Portfolio Colour Pallet

Colour Pallet I already knew what 2 primary colours I wanted for the portfolio, this being black and white. Although I wanted a 3rd colour to use for buttons and for when the user hovered over the navigation buttons. I would need a colour that complimented the black background I was going to use.  …Continue Reading IXD 301 – Portfolio Colour Pallet

IXD 301 – Development for Building Portfolio

Starting Something we must always start with is sketches, the best way to get ideas generated in your head is to sketch. Kyle taught us a way to generate ideas and kickstart your brain. This is known in the UX world as the “Crazy 8s”. The premise is to design 8 wireframes in 8 minutes,…Continue Reading IXD 301 – Development for Building Portfolio

IXD 301 – Portfolio Research and Inspiration

Inspiration and Research Before getting started into making our portfolio the best thing to do is look at other designers portfolios to get inspiration. It is a good starting place to before embarking onto the next stages. Segern https://www.segern.com/ Segern’s front page is interesting and simple. You are greeted with the heading “Beyond Aesthetics” along…Continue Reading IXD 301 – Portfolio Research and Inspiration

IXD 302 – Introduction to Creative Entrepreneurship

Week 1 Our first of the semester with Daniel, this lecture covered the introduction to the Creative Industry and skills and approaches to take when working within it. Daniel mainly covered the itinerary of what we would be doing the coming weeks. Our first 4 weeks would be the build up handing in our CV…Continue Reading IXD 302 – Introduction to Creative Entrepreneurship

IXD 301 – Introduction to Designing with Content

Week 1 Our first lecture of our second year was with Kyle and he walked us through the introduction for our first module which is “Introduction to Designing with Content”. Within the first lecture we had, Kyle gave us our two main project that we would be tasked with completing. One is a portfolio website…Continue Reading IXD 301 – Introduction to Designing with Content

IxD103 – Final Submission

The following links below are to my brand guidelines and Portfolio website Brand Guidelines – BrandPad Portfolio – Portfolio Site Github Repository – Github Brand Presentation – Matthew’s Brand Review I am fairly happy with how my brand has progressed over the months, it took so drastic changes over the months but they where good…Continue Reading IxD103 – Final Submission

IxD 104 – Finalised Infographic

THE POPULATION OF JAPAN A detailed infographic showing the population of Japan. I coloured each prefecture in with a darker colour corresponding to the population size of it, so Dark means higher population, lighter means less population. It is crazy to think that in some prefectures that are smaller than Northern Ireland, there around maybe…Continue Reading IxD 104 – Finalised Infographic

IxD 103 – Finalised Website Wireframe

Finalised Design This is the finalised design of my wireframe for my portfolio website. I took all the feedback and worked on redesigning the wireframe. I took the feedback that Daniel gave me on having the col0ur blocks of colour from my last wireframe and I removed them completely. In doing so I gave my…Continue Reading IxD 103 – Finalised Website Wireframe

IxD 103 – Digital Wireframes & Feedback

Going into the Digital Realm This is the technically the home area, although since it’s all one page, this is where you would be brought to as you first enter. I have all the original semester 1 stuff listed below just like my actual portfolio page. Feedback During our feedback sessions on our work to…Continue Reading IxD 103 – Digital Wireframes & Feedback