Lecture notes, Uncategorized, Week 4

Lecture pod 4

How do we explain┬ásomething? How do we explain how something works? Instructional design is explaining how something works as simply and clearly as we can. We as designers must give extra care when designing things that instruct people. Instructions There are lots of different levels to instructions, they are all around us in daily life.… Continue reading Lecture pod 4

Class work, High-fi prototypes, toast

Class work #3

We're getting into the nitty-gritty now. We were tasked with transferring our paper sketches onto the screen, so I created a digital mock-up of the toast interactive in Illustrator. The first step was to create wire frames.┬áThe wire frames serve as a composition base for the main content, like the color and style. Once the… Continue reading Class work #3

Lecture notes, Week 3

Lecture pod 3

This weeks lecture pod an introduction to screen design basics and design patterns for screens. All about recurring patterns in the design world and what it means for designers and users. Patterns are simply recognizable conventions in terms of user interface. Designers must put thought into page composition, whether the product is being viewed on… Continue reading Lecture pod 3