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…

Academic Year 2010/11 – Day 3

Today was mostly spent looking over my proposal for the essay, so I thought I would upload what I have thus far: Debating how the use of certain factors within wayfinding systems can help or hinder the user’s interpretation. Introduction: Navigation has been a necessary part of human life for thousands of years. How to…

Icon Concepts & Ideas

Just a very quick post showing where I’m currently aiming my thoughts. I’ve progressed onto thinking about how icon’s should be made up. Circle, square? Pointed edges or rounded? Border or not? All these questions I have to ask myself. I have also been toying with the idea of using a similar system to the…