Interface Sketch: Redesign of Selfiecity Interactive Visualization

The interactive visualization I decided to redesign is The Selfiexploratory ( It analyzes selfies from the web and applies various attributions to them. I thought it was a cool concept to see just how similar selfies are, and how emotion, and gender can be determined by a computer analysis. Below is my redesign. In this... Continue Reading →


Interface Sketch: Project Ukko Interactive Visualization

For this week's sketching exercise I found a well designed interactive design. Project Ukko ( visualizes seasonal wind predictions for the energy sector. Why this design works well... The legends helps to unify symbols of skill, speed, change, and power of wind - useful for people who are not familiar with this type of visualization... Continue Reading →

Project Prep: Attribute Spreadsheet

For this interactive visualization I decided to collect the first name, age (current), memory, word count, memory tags (topic), location of memory, date and time of memory, weather during the time of the memory, and the headline of the day of the memory. I thought it was important to experience the memories of shared spaces by... Continue Reading →

This weeks exercise was to redesign myMRU. myMRU is a web-based higher education software system run by Ellucian. It is meant to manage and store information for students and institutions - in this case for myself and Mount Royal University. The redesign I sketched (below) focused primarily on adding customization features and more consistent headings. The... Continue Reading →

Project Prep: Developing a Concept Statement

Potential Concept Statements: The stories you didn't know you were apart of. Our stories, our spaces. We lack compassion for the spaces around us. Connecting through the intimate truths of shared spaces. Travelling from disconnect to enlightenment. We're defined by the intimacies of our environment. Intimate connections turn disconnect into enlightenment. Invisible connections. The path... Continue Reading →

Interface Sketch: Facebook Redesign

For this exercised I was tasked with redesigning the Facebook landing page. Facebook is a social networking site that serves as a platform to give people the power to share and make the world a more inclusive space. Below is my redesigned wireframe sketch of the Facebook landing page. In order to focus on the... Continue Reading →

Five things I notice while looking at this moodboard Candid photos Contrast between background content (focus on content) Layers of information (time/categories) Maps are presented as illuminating networks - complex systems Focus points for content points in map - physical tags, geotags, and illuminated circles

The badly-designed site I chose to redesign for this exercise was the Reachire ( non-profit job centre/board. The task executed in this redesign is to, as a new employer, register and submit a job posting. The companies mission is to attract qualified and interested applicants to work for non-profit companies. The current version of the... Continue Reading →

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