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. […]Read more "Response 6: Reflections"
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 […]Read more "Response 5: Letter arguing for funds"
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. […]Read more "Option 3: Design for emotion"
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 […]Read more "Task 3: Michel Gondry"
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 […]Read more "Assessment 1: 3"
Image 1 retrieved from https://www.pinterest.com/pin/213358101071712122/ Image 2 retrieved from https://www.pinterest.com/pin/521643569310826627/ 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 […]Read more "Task 2: Design Language"
Campaign image: http://inkahoots.com.au/projects/keep-coal-in-the-ground/~details I believe the campaign for Queensland Conservation which promotes the idea of no more new coal mines falls under the category explained by Thorpe “Framing the problem”. This campaign uses graphics, typography and fashion to push forward the need of awareness on this environmental issue. The campaign goes on to give information […]Read more "Design Activism"