Week Twelve: Reflection

I feel like my idea this week had so much more potential that could have been played around with. A combination of the usual time constraints and then sickness didn’t help the situation and it felt like a rush to get a back up idea that I was happy with, which I wasn’t really. In…

Week Twelve: What If?

Print is dead. An argument that is ongoing within the creative industries and has been for many years. Personally, I believe it isn’t dead and is very much alive, there’s something appealing about printed outcomes, it can add character and meaning to a piece of design work in many ways. We have become bound to…

Week Twelve: New Steps

CASE STUDIES:The idea of the future is always interesting, purely because there are no limitations of what could happen, well through imagination there isn’t anyway. When regarding ‘what are the potential future definitions of design practice?’, many of the case studies had similar answers of what would seem, the most logical and common responses. Simon…

Week Eleven: Reflection

My brain hurts. The beginning of this week I found very difficult, no actually most of it. I read, watched and learnt about semiotics, but it just wouldn’t click and I had to refer back to my initial research as reminder points a lot. I think it was more the fact of how technically everything…

Week Eleven: Always Awkward?

After initially aiming to go with a news story, confusing myself silly, then having a nap to let my brain rest, I woke up with the thought of how subtle the branding response for Femme that Pearl Fisher did for women’s hygiene products in China – this was still in my mind from my research…

Week Eleven: Semiotics

Semiotics – the study of signs and symbols and their use or interpretation.Symbolism – the use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities. URM WHAT?In simple terms, symbols and signs are another form of language and words. Language makes us mentally represent objects, and automatically we expect language to be written, but this isn’t the…