Design Systems Thinking Post 4๐Ÿ”ต

In this reading, Noble and Bestley states that, “Any design brief can be broken down into three areas for specific interrogation: a field of study, a project focus and a research methodology” (Noble and Bestley). This first step really needs to be thought out well. If you don’t know the purpose or function a project…

Design Systems Thinking Post 3

Human Centered Design This link was a great resource for those who is unfamiliar with human centered design. Even if you’re not working on a project that relates to this, you should still take the time to look at it. Not only was it inspiring but it’s something that I am personally interested in. Senior…

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Case Study: CODA Experience Center CODA LINK The CODA is an electric vehicleย brand and the design team wanted to create a space to spread more information of their client’s brand. Their hopes were to have people interact with the graphics and technology of CODA electric cars and hopefully promote conversation about the future of transportation…

Design Systems Thinking Post 1

Design thinking can shape and form someone’s vision. And this can either be the designer’s or client’s vision. When people are explaining a complex idea or thought, it can be difficult to translate that in words. As Mugadza explains, “Design Thinkers have described DT as a systematic approach to problem solving that starts from considering…

๐Ÿ”ซ Art 4209 Politics and Guns ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

After listening to Rob Bell’s podcasts on politics, it left me in a familiar mood. Church. Yes, it felt like and sounded like a sermon on a Sunday. He touched on a sensitive topicย and if not addressed appropriately, it can definitely rub people the wrong way. It almost felt like I was an atheist or…

Information Design Post 6 ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿš

Web/Print The Pregnancy Instruction Manual have infographics that pair with information on questions and situations that you may run into while pregnant. Illustrator Paul Kepple and Scotty Reifsnyder used simple shapes to recreate possible situations (like what to do in emergency deliveries) and the changes that the body goes through while pregnant. Many guides on…

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This is probably one of the coolest infographic examples I found online. Designer, Charlie Clarke designed a website of gathered colors from popular movies (66 total) and organized them to their corresponding scene. Each movie has strips of colors that are found in the movie. Each strip is interactive as well. You can click on…

Information Design Post 4 ๐Ÿ—ฝ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿ˜ง

I found a case study on environmental and interactive wayfinding. The project was to create a plan for pedestrian wayfinding in the big city, NYC. In 2011m Manhattan’s Two Twelve made a report that focused on the need for a clearer and unified New York City pedestrian navigating system which was commissioned by the New…

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At some point on the internet, we have all taken a survey. And I have come across a survey that will definitely interest you. It’s called 16 Personalities, yes it’s one of those personality tests that we have all seen but I assure you that the information that they provide you helps you better understand…

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Coffee In America The summary (in one sentence) for this infographic was “…talks about money spent on coffee in the US”. There are no labels, keys or other text that explains the information that the designer wants us to know. I thought it was simple, clean and easy to understand. The darker stains probably suggests…

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  This website communicates the world’s common myths. Their are symbols or icons that goes along with the myth, which is stated right next to it. Some symbols were easy to understand while others heavily relied on the text to know what it is about. I found it interesting that the designer used a grid…

Interactive Media II Blog 6

QBOT is a rewards app for local businesses on the app. You get access to offers on food, services and products. I use this app the most on school grounds – the Student Union Building. I like the rewards feature on this app but the user experience is poorly made. When I want to “cash…