I love romantic comedies, AKA rom-coms, I know it sounds cliché but they are my favorite movies to watch. Which is why I decided that my movie poster would be for a rom-com. I’ve seen enough posters to know what they should look like and what feeling they should evoke. Which was the start of … More Movie Poster: Three’s A Crowd
What are Personas? Personas describe a character created by an author or a personality that a person gives off in public. This is the general term definition; however, user experience personas are a little different. For UX, a persona is a reliable and realistic representation of your audience, often used as a reference. A persona … More Creating Personas for E.l.f.
“In nature, light creates color. In the picture, color creates the light.” Hans Hofmann Milton Glaser is among one of the most celebrated graphic designers in the U.S., he designed a poster for Bob Dylan’s Greatest Hits. This piece of art inspired my design. To recreate a piece like Glaser’s, I picked a celebrity I … More My Take On Glaser
Quick Recap Empathy is the experience of understanding another person’s thoughts and feelings from their perspective rather than your own. Empathy is an important part of being a designer. It is both the first phase of the design thinking process and a crucial part for the designer because they need to be able to empathize … More Painting With A Twist: Undercover Boss
Typography is defined as the style and appearance of printed matter. Typography plays such a significant role in all mediums. Whether it’s in movies, articles, posters, or books. The font, text size, and text type are critical aspects that make it visually pleasing for users. Typographic design is all about how we want our words … More Tear Typography
Introduction “Empathy is our ability to see the world through other people’s eyes, to see what they see, feel what they feel, and experience things as they do.” (Dam, Rikke Friis, and Teo Yu Siang) No one can experience things the way someone else does, but we can try to get as close as possible, … More Empathy Maps: What and Why?
Experiences While using the internet, everyone has an experience, be it good or bad. Our experiences are not purely physical; our reactions are not limited to the movements across the keyboard or our visual interpretation of the material. We have a strong emotional response to the way we use and see things on the internet. … More Elf Gives Me Usability, Colourpop Gives Me Creativity
We as a society have come so far since the very beginning of information. It used to be binary and linear; now, it is ever-changing. Due to computers and cyberspace, we can create something out of nothing. We can make music from a picture, paint a picture from sound, and so much more. We can … More Let Your Composition Fly
In today’s world, no matter where we look, we are constantly bombarded with ads. We see the words “buy,” “watch,” and “subscribe” everywhere we turn. But how many advertisements do we see a day? The answer: between 6,000 to 10,000 every single day. You see the number correctly. In 2020 it was estimated that the average person encounters 6,000 … More Feelings About a Product, Service and Device
Design thinking is a “proven and repeatable problem-solving protocol that any business or profession can employ to achieve extraordinary results.” (Fast Company) Tim Brown has popularized this process to approach problem-solving by focusing on the users, which employs rapid prototyping, and it refines the solution through many iterations. “Thinking like a designer can transform the … More Design Thinking Process