Week 9 Summary

October 28, 2012 at 10:49 pm (Web Design)

Reading

Our reading this week emphasized font development.

http://www.howdesign.com/design-creativity/fonts-typography/web-typography-revolution/

http://www.goodwebfonts.com/legibility_twd.pdf

http://www.goodwebfonts.com/

http://designshack.net/articles/css/a-beginners-guide-to-using-google-web-fonts/

http://designshack.net/articles/css/10-great-google-font-combinations-you-can-copy/

Lecture

We watched a video by Adobe TV that overviewed the 5 Essential Principles of Interaction Design:

Consistency

Visibility

Learnibility

Predictability

Feedback

http://tv.adobe.com/watch/classroom-five-essential-principles-of-interaction-design/part-1-five-essential-principles-of-interaction-design/

Final Projects

Next we continued our final projects by completing our design documents, experimenting with Google Web Fonts, and creating style tiles, which are on a level of complexity between mood boards and comps.

I added a flowchart and two storyboards to my design document:

 

The elements of my style tile reflect my most recent artistic focus-mixed media.  I feel that this style is effective in bringing together the many types of art displayed in my portfolio.

 

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