Interactive Media II Blog 5

What do I do on my free time? I’m usually watching movies and videos on my laptop or phone. But when I’m going to bed, I sometimes like to have Netflix run on my phone as background noise to help me fall asleep. This is an app that I regularly use on a basis. It’s…

Interactive Media II Blog 4

Skillshare is a website and app for creative people who want to learn and as well as for those who want to teach. Skillshare provides online courses where you can view lessons and collaborate on ‘student’ projects. Too sum it up, “Skillshare is community where creators come to learn, and makers come to teach.” I…

TED talk – Start with WHY

The golden circle was an interesting concept made by Simon Sinek. I never thought to question why other innovative people or companies achieve success compared to others. Even when other competitors have the same amount of resources or more, I agree with Simon that these aspiring leaders need to think differently to get where they…

Client Presentation Dos and Don’ts

After reading this article by Mike Monteiro, I had to look back on how I have presented in the past. I don’t have enough experience outside of school when it comes to presentations but last year I attended Reality Check that was held at the SPAC. It was nerve racking because I didn’t have time…

Interactive Media II Blog 3

Many of my relatives do not live in America and so the best way to contact them is through an app called, Kakao Talk. It is a free mobile instant IM app (free texting and calling features). And according to an article on technology in Asia, Kakao Talk currently has 140 million users and is available…

Interactive Media II: Blog 2

Sound Cloud App I discovered sound cloud a few years ago and I finally downloaded their app a few months back. I use it the most when I’m tired of listening to my iTunes. It’s great to new and trending music but it took me a while to get the hang of the features on…

dmi : DMC Europe + INTERSECTION’15 Conference

Design Management Institute held a conference in Berlin on design alignment or ‘Design to Align’. Their conference goal was to essentially think and learn about bringing design into organizations and management. In their statement they also mentioned that design can become an afterthought to a product or business planning so they want to defer from…

Interactive Media II Blog 1: Mobile UI 📲 👆

What is mobile UI you ask? Well they’re the cool graphics you see on your smart phone or tablet! Anything you interact by touch means it’s a user interface. This lets you play and look through apps, features and functions. Mobile user interface design requires different layouts and codes compared to computer desktops. Because the…

RE:Design Conferences

RE:Design/Creative Directors is holding a conference for two days with Cameron Campbell (Director of Strategy at Digital Kitchen) and other creative leaders around the country. Their concept of a conference is different than others. Rather than having a panel, they want to focus on having personal discussions and making connections with one another. This involves EVERYONE…

Print Production & Presentation

In printed media, the printing process is the last stage. But it cannot be overlooked! It’s the finishing look so you want to make smart choices and keep in mind that certain inks and paper will dictate the look and feel of your design. The first thing that the text emphasizes on his prepping your…

Tools and Technology

In this chapter, Graphic Design School focuses on the technology that designers face today. We live in a world where technology is always changing and it can be hard for us to keep up with. It’s always a new update on software, the latest digital camera, the new Apple settings (phone and computer) and other apps…