Research for Project 2 – Task 2 – Website Re-design – The process of my Simple Design

Last week in class, we talked about Simple Designs, using ‘White Space’ which is a term used in the design world which doesn’t actually mean ‘white’ space, more like purposely planned blank space around a logo or text or image to make it stand out. We also talked about using ‘ letter press’ a technique . . . → Read More: Research for Project 2 – Task 2 – Website Re-design – The process of my Simple Design

Research for Project 2 – Task 2 – Website Re-design – The process of my Vector Design

I have already talked about my Vector Design in part of this post: Research for Project 2 – Task 2 – Website Re-design – Vector Design when I had just started using Adobe Illustrator and using vector as a design.

I must say I really struggled with using Adobe Illustrator because I had never used . . . → Read More: Research for Project 2 – Task 2 – Website Re-design – The process of my Vector Design

Research for Project 2 – Task 2 – Website Re-design – The process of my Grunge Design

I have already talked about my Grunge Design in Research for Project 2 – Task 2 – Website Re-design and for part of this post: Research for Project 2 – Task 2 – Website Re-design – Vector Design , but I had not finished it fully when I wrote the last post. I was almost . . . → Read More: Research for Project 2 – Task 2 – Website Re-design – The process of my Grunge Design

Research for Project 2 – Task 2 – Website Re-design – Vector Design

The initial idea for vector design so far

Yesterday was another good day at college where I learned about vector and using Adobe illustrator. But before I tell you about it, I want to show you my progress in my ‘Grunge’ design from last week. As you probably know I am re-designing Joe’s Travel Blog and I have to do 3 different designs. . . . → Read More: Research for Project 2 – Task 2 – Website Re-design – Vector Design

Research for Project 2 – Task 2 – Website Re-design

First attempt (not finished) of a 'Grunge Design' for Joe's website

Yesterday in class we learned about ‘Grunge Design’, which is basically using a subtle amount textures in your design (being careful that it is NOT cheesy). As I was listening, I suddenly got lots of ideas for a Grunge design for my re-design project (using the website we used as the ‘bad design’ from our . . . → Read More: Research for Project 2 – Task 2 – Website Re-design

Project 2 – Task 1 – Website Evaluation

Joe's Travel Blog's Home Page

Our brief for this task is: You are to find 1 website showing examples of GOOD interface design and 1 website showing examples of BAD interface design.

For each site you are to use screengrabs to illustrate you examples, you are then to fill in a website evaluation form for each site.

Write an evaluation . . . → Read More: Project 2 – Task 1 – Website Evaluation

Project 2 – Interface Design Workshop

Today we handed in our National Geographic Projects and got told about our new project.

In the next 5 weeks we will redesign a badly designed website of our choice, with 3 different designs. Today’s workshop is all about getting some inspiration on the good, the bad and the ugly! I start of with creating . . . → Read More: Project 2 – Interface Design Workshop