Airport Icons, Development Phase.

For my Final Major Project in BA Hons graphic design I decided to take on the challenge of developing a new wayfinding system for international airports, and possibly more specifically London’s Heathrow. This will include signage layout design, Icon development, Typeface development / exploration and a small promotional campaign. I thought I would share some…

Academic Year 2010/11 – Day 10

Today was quite interesting. Began with a meeting which put down all the relevant dates for both the essay and development of ideas modules. I came out of it feeling rather nervous and demoralized, not because I haven’t done anything, but because I know I have lots and lots still left to do. However, I…

Academic Year 2010/11 – Day 9

(I apologise for one day late, once again i set it to private not public) Another Thursday come and gone, I’m not sure what it is about Thursdays, but I seem to have a lack of attention. I started thinking about my presentation and how best to get my ideas across. Of course I need to start it with a…

Academic Year 2010/11 – Day 5

Today the morning was spent getting into groups and carrying out an exercise, which was; Edward de Bono’s six hats exercise. This consisted of 6 people having different roles within the group discussion to try and evoke different thought strategies from people. Overall it was quite successful, although I didn’t understand the point in the positive…

Academic Year 2010/11 – Day 4

Today i looked over some of the signs i had taken pictures of at Heathrow airport and evaluated them. Did i think they worked well? why/why not? and how could they be improved? here are some examples(to view larger please click the image): The below image is of the standard signage that they have at…