Response 6: Reflections

The weekly topic I found most interesting was actually three weeks, week 9, 10 and 11. All about sustainability, waste=food and design for nature. I feel like it’s not so much a personal interest that has been sparked more so just as a human the topic of sustainability and eco friendly anything is innately important.  […]

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Response 5: Letter arguing for funds

Charlie Sunday Charity Funding Level 7, 220 Victoria St Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia Dear Charlie Sunday, One child dies every 60 seconds from Malaria, a disease caused by a single mosquito bite. Our Permanet insecticide-treated bed nets have prevented more than one billion people from Malaria related deaths. We are winning the fight to defeat […]

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Option 3: Design for emotion

Designer and author Donald Norman explains that there are three levels where interplays between emotion and cognition (thinking) occur; the visceral, the behavioural and the reflective. Books  Norman, D. (2008). Emotional Design. Enskede: TPB Mugge, R., Schoormans, J. & Schifferstein, H. (2007). Product Attachment: Design Strategies to Stimuate the Emotional Bonding to Products, in H. […]

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Task 3: Michel Gondry

Bjork – Human behaviour (BjorkTv 2010) The short contemporary music video clip from Bjork – Human behaviour (BjorkTv 2010) directed by Michel Gondry is a unique flare of creativity, a film clip which includes a narrative along with staging tricks and in-camera effects. Gondry is well known to be inspired by the old-fasioned magic tricks […]

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Assessment 1: 3

The article “Emotional Design in Multimedia: Does Gender and Academic Achievement Influence Learning Outcomes?” talks about how each gender responds to design emotionally, whether it be a positive, neutral or negative response. This was tested through academic achievement of each gender from their interactions for online study. This was done through the use of colours […]

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Task 2: Design Language

Image 1 retrieved from Image 2 retrieved from    Both city logos conceptualise the idea that all are welcome, both brand identities are inviting. This is clearly evident in the “I Amsterdam” logo through the statement and play on words, for the person reading it, wether they are local or international, they read this as […]

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Task 1: Data visualisation

Screen shot of Jonathan Jarvis: The European debt crisis visualized. Data visualisation is a another way to communicate or display data and information, it allows one to visually see and compare statistics though a few different formats. The mind can only do so much with words and numbers, but with visual representation one can […]

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First things first

The ‘First things first manifesto 2000’ comes as something obvious to me, or something I have heard before, it is not a new insight – but possibly just becuase I have studied a little of design before. I find it to be an important insight nonetheless. To put creative and inventive ideas towards something that matters social, politically and […]

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