This strength quest relates to a mental digital experience. For me the action of listening to a podcast is not all that uncomfortable, I've only done it maybe twice (once for this class and once to hear a friend after he had died). I have never gone out of my way to seek a podcast I find interesting, nor... 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 (http://reachire.ca/) 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 →
The well designed task-ware website that I chose to sketch is Asana (https://app.asana.com/). It is a free project management web application that I just started using this week. The task I sketched out was the addition of a new project and a new task within that project. There were only 4 page transitions in this... Continue Reading →
For my social strength quest I decided to go on a solo mission to Chatroulette. Which, as a woman, is very uncomfortable because of the impression from most people that it is just full of horny guys that want to show off to someone... Before Uncomforability Scale: 4 I connected to Chatroulette at school, so that probably added... Continue Reading →
The terribly designed brochure-ware website I decided to re-work was actually for my mothers small business called Tips ProShop (a billiard retailing and servicing company). Below is my newly designed sketch and a screenshot of the original home page. Webpage URL: https://www.tipsproshop.ca This Design works well because... Relevant graphics and cohesive graphics are incorporated into design Hierarchy is clear in design... Continue Reading →
After analyzing the "people" topic I decided on collecting life defining stories that are connected to geographical locations.
After doing a broad -anything goes- brainstorm (feature image above), I organized my top 20 topic picks into categories and subcategories (human, culture, consumerism, and environment) that were very commonly overlapped. I then placed the above mentioned top themes into a pros and cons table, presented below. Topic Pro Con Gender in Film - data... Continue Reading →