Category: IXD 301

IXD 301 – Getting Started (Webflow)

The Feedback Session From the feedback session we had prior, it was time to take the feedback and ideas given by Kyle and put them into the functioning website. This would all be achieved in Webflow, a web based website builder which none of us had any experience using.   Starting Webflow Using Webflow was…Continue Reading IXD 301 – Getting Started (Webflow)

IXD 301 -Week 3 – Website Feedback

Feedback We had a feedback session on miro with our digital mock ups of our websites. It was a great opportunity to show off the progress of the website and gain valuable feedback from Kyle and my fellow classmates. The feedback session was generally great, with only minor changes to be made. In regards to…Continue Reading IXD 301 -Week 3 – Website Feedback

IXD 301 – Portfolio Typeface

Which Typeface Do I Choose? There are a lot of modern and nice typefaces out there that would furfill my need. More importantly a typeface that will reflect well on the colour scheme I have choosen. Some typefaces though are too situational and only work under certain conditions, some are just outright terrible and won’t…Continue Reading IXD 301 – Portfolio Typeface

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 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 301 Week 1 – 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 Week 1 – Introduction to Designing with Content