Hooray, Digital Design Complete

I have completed my class on Digital Design, with the submission of my last assessment (hooray! ). While I do not have my final grade yet, I am confident I passed. Digital Design was my fourth class towards my Bachelor of Design (Communication Design). Digital Design involved learning to use Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop. While…

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My Design Process

As I near completion of my fourth class at University, one of the fundamental factors in all classes, is the design process. The design process refers to the steps you take to reach a final design. The way you approach this can vary between every person. My process involves; mind mapping/rough notes, research, inspiration, sketching,…

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Being Thankful

In life, we can become complacent with the things that matter and forget to acknowledge what is important to us in the present. We may not realise that something or someone meant so much until circumstances change. I know that one day, I am going to be thinking about this time of my life, and…

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Degree Decisions 

I have a slight problem right now. Not a huge horrible mess, just a little one, where I am torn between two academic directions. In one corner you have my current degree, Communication Design. I have completed 4ish units and have been learning a lot about design. In the other corner you have this super…

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My October 2016

My October was a productive one. I finished my class on typography, wrote a book (more details soon), practiced with watercolour pencils and began renovations on my mums office.  I really enjoyed my class on Typography. My final grade was 80 (which is thankfully still a HD by my Uni’s marking system, phew). I had…

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Typography Practice

For the past 8+ weeks I have been studying typography. I have been learning valuable lessons on many ways to; express meaning, communicate clearly, organise information and how design has evolved (and continues to evolve). What I have found particularly fundamental to developing my knowledge has been both in exploring ways that words communicate to us, through…

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The Month That Was: July 2016

In July 2016 I was busy with starting my next class at Uni (Typography) and doing some driving. There hadn’t been a great number of things happening in July,  I was mostly busy with my Typography class. It is taking some time to become familiar with the terminology and our first project required a lot…

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The Month That Was: April 2016

In April 2016, I continued study with my second class at Uni, practiced website design and have still not finished the kitchen. I didn’t finish the kitchen renovation, it has taken waaaaaay longer than planned (how is it three months already??) I am confident that I WILL finish it in May.  Life Updates Continued study with…

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