Package Design

In week eighteen we were tasked with printing out and creating the package we designed last week. After you have a product to package, there are 5 things to consider when designing a packaging: Is it easy to store? How much space does it take up? Is it easy to handle? Is it easy to…

Packaging Portfolio

In week Seventeen we were assigned a packaging project, and for this project we were tasked with keeping an online portfolio for each milestone. Milestone 1: Research and concept. Sketches. Milestone 2: Research 5 package design considerations (Display, Contain, Inform, Transport, and Protect) Milestone 3. Box design To create a template for a box package,…

Magazine Spread

In week sixteen we were tasked with creating or redesigning an 8 page magazine spread. so first we created a new In Design 9 page, 8in by 10.75in facing pages document, with a 0.125 bleed and a 0.5in margin. Then I went to the first page, which is the Magazines cover and created a unique…

Composite Two

Weeks fourteen and fifteen were dedicated solely to our second composite assignment. For this assignment we were tasked with creating a CD and a website for an existing music artist. The first task was to find and pick an artist, then to wright up a design brief about said artist. So after doing some research…

Sprite Based Images and Maintinance

Using a sprite instead of individual images for every single section of our page that requires an image saves space and is much more economical when it comes to loading. Normally if we wanted an image for our anchor tags we would need a different image for every single state of the anchor. Load your…

Logo Design

In week thirteen we fished our Logo assignment. After holding a vote to see which design my classmates preferred I made a black and white vector of the top choice. Next I moved on to coloring the logo in Illustrator.Once I was happy with the logo I created a spot color and to do this…

One Page Scroller

In week twelve we learned about one page scrolling websites and about slick navigation. This is just a site with all the content on one page, and we want all the links in the navigation bar to go to the different sections of the page. So first I set up a regular HTML page with…

Videos, Icons, and Online Resources

During week eleven we how to take advantage of some free online resources to enhance the look of our site with icons and videos. Icons are images that can be entered as text in HTML so that you can style it just like texts end fonts in CSS. There are free icon resources online like…

Liquid

In week ten we learned two ways of making our websites responsive (liquid) so that they can expand or shrink to different widths to accommodate different sized monitors and different devices like phones or tablets: By defining a “max-width {}” and “min-width {}” instead of just “width {}” “#container {max-width: 1280px; min-width:768px; margin: 0 auto;…

Logo Sketches (Vote or Die)

During week nine, we were assigned a business to design a logo for and the company I got was Live Good Fitness. There are three parts to this assignment to simulate the real life process of designing a logo. First step of design is to research your company, figure out the target audience, and make…

Reset Your Style

Over the past eight weeks we have learned how to design a basic website and how to post links and publish it. But normally before designing a website, the proper protocol to follow is to first design mock up of your website before you begin programing. The mock up includes the wire frame (sketch of…

Composite One

Week eight was dedicated to our first composite assignment. This project charged us with  to creating a three ad campaign for a product, event, or cause to place a real magazine. So before I could do anything I needed to figure out the product and magazine to advertise it in. After researching a few topics…