Week 3 – Poetic Voice & Type Selection

Type Exploration This week we started exploring our own type decoration by expanding on the skeletons we developed in the previous week. I experimented with using different stroke profiles, brushes and even effects like Gaussian blur and roughening. Concrete Poem This is a concrete poem I have created. My original concept was to have theContinue reading “Week 3 – Poetic Voice & Type Selection”

Week 2 – Placemaking & Type Skeleton

Typeface Skeleton The classes focus this week was on the skeleton of typeface. We were asked to strip a typeface down to its most raw and basic form, leaving only a basic skeleton of type. In the picture above is my hand drawn and ruled skeletal type. By removing all the typeface decorations we wereContinue reading “Week 2 – Placemaking & Type Skeleton”

Week 1 – Brief Intro & Type Anatomy

Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory – Dr. Seuss Silo Park For the past 3 years whilst I have been living in Auckland, Silo Park has become a significant place to me as it is somewhere within walking distance to my home. Silo Park has becomeContinue reading “Week 1 – Brief Intro & Type Anatomy”

Week 6 – Media & Type Studies I

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Week 6 : Agile Prototyping

This week we experimented with agile prototyping of platform games. We were asked to make a prototype platform game from paper, pencils, glue and cardboard. At the time of making this prototype I had not finalised my game design so it has changed a lot as I furthered developed the plot of my game. HoweverContinue reading “Week 6 : Agile Prototyping”

Week 2 : Principles of Gamification

The feelings I related to my location of Silo Park was the feeling of restriction and disconnection. These feelings stem from the nostalgia I feel as I see children in the park filled with joy, without a care in the world. This reminds me of my childhood and the freedom I used to feel withoutContinue reading “Week 2 : Principles of Gamification”

Week 1 : Project Brief & Silo Park Model

Since moving to Auckland a couple of years ago, Silo Park has become a significant place to me as it is somewhere within walking distance to my home. Silo Park has become somewhere I go to with friends and family to embrace the outdoor surroundings and simply release stress. Silo Park is in no senseContinue reading “Week 1 : Project Brief & Silo Park Model”

Communication Design 2019

PROJECT B This is Mikayla, she is a hard working 29 year old General Manager of Organisational Sustainability at a Waikato business. She has a strong passion for sustainable living and looking after our environment. She has not only made it her mission to make her workplace more sustainable and environmentally conscious but to bringContinue reading “Communication Design 2019”