What is ‘cradle to cradle’ design and how can you see this applied in the Graphic Design industry? In the ‘Creative Gallery on Sustainable Communications ‘ Cradle to cradle design is all about how to we create something that will give back to the earth and be recycled then being about to make it back to its original form. There was a great video that I found called Cradle to cradle design from William McDonough. He in the video not only explain what cradle to cradle was but also the fundamental problem that designer have when creating anything for this earth. This can be applied to all areas of design. you have to ask your self with this in any way make a impact on the environment and if so how can I make it either nothing or be recycled to something else. List five things that a Graphic Designer can do in their practice to decrease their impact on the environment. Can find better design solution to cut down on the use of paper Can create more eco friendly work spaces. open plan, greener, solar energies reduce the amount of power that we use but switching of major appliance such as computers, […]
What attributes described in Johari Window exercise do you see as key to dealing with clients? The key attritubutes in my Johari Window for dealing with clients, are the following: calm, friendly, happy, idealistic, caring, cheerful, energetic, giving, happy, intelligent, and proud. What attributes are key to dealing with your colleagues? What attributes are key to dealing with yourself? The attributes for dealing with my colleagues are: calm, friendly, caring, cheerful, energetic, giving, happy, intelligent, loving, proud, sympathetic, calm, friendly, silly, idealistic, and modest. What attributes are key to dealing with your boss? Attributes that are key to dealing with a boss are: calm, friendly, proud, idealistic, modest, intelligent, energetic and happy. How does your version of the Johari Window differ from your friends/close contacts? Each version of the Johari Window is unique to each individual. The more traits that others have in common with me, means that we as human beings will get along easily. Were as with the others we will find it difficult to get a long, however with hard work and compromise relationships can be formed. How does this exercise make you think about your position in the workplace (ie. do you think you would be a good co-worker or boss or are there things you think you need to work on/develop?) In the […]
What is “free pitching” and how does it affect the industry as a whole? Why is it important to have a code of ethics in the Graphic Design industry? What is the difference between a copyright and a trademark or patent? What measures do you need to take as a freelance designer to protect your creative output? What is “free pitching and how does it affect the industry as a whole? Free Pitching as stated from AGDA code of ethics is Is unequivocally opposed to the unfair manipulation of designers with the aim of garnering unpaid work (commonly known as ‘free pitching’). Client practices which do damage to a member’s business are those that award projects or commissions by the commissioner’s acceptance of unpaid design submissions (e.g.,. unpaid competitive tendering or speculative work) Free pitching affects the industry because it is a way of gather several ideas and more than just ideas for free before you even start paying for the design of something. It is unfair to either you as a designer or you as a business to pitch to a client for unpaid work. If your pitch does not make the cut all that hard work was […]
based on these criteria above that was set by logotourmant I have created a logo that better brands me. My logo idea came from the stamp idea that you see on meat packs or the idea that the logo could be engraved into a surface. with this a my goal I tried to focus on what the core things in design that I do. So I decided to break them into categories which are. Print Photography Videos web These three elements are the broad range of what I do each but it helps focus on what areas of design that I love. The pen and pencil are the core tools in design but as a modern form the computer is a designers hub the number one tool that I use to create my work. The text that I wanted to include would be to simple brand me in works my name and the word designs helps bring together every element in the logo.
Survey results from http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/JTypes2.asp Extraverted iNtuitive Thinking Judging “I don’t care to sit by the window on an airplane. If I can’t control it, why look?” ENTJs have a natural tendency to marshall and direct. This may be expressed with the charm and finesse of a world leader or with the insensitivity of a cult leader. The ENTJ requires little encouragement to make a plan. One ENTJ put it this way… “I make these little plans that really don’t have any importance to anyone else, and then feel compelled to carry them out.” While “compelled” may not describe ENTJs as a group, nevertheless the bent to plan creatively and to make those plans reality is a common theme for NJ types. ENTJs are often “larger than life” in describing their projects or proposals. This ability may be expressed as salesmanship, story-telling facility or stand-up comedy. In combination with the natural propensity for a filibuster, our hero can make it very difficult for the customer to decline. TRADEMARK: — “I’m sorry you have to die.” (I realize this is an overstatement. However, most Fs and other gentle souls usually chuckle knowingly at this description.) ENTJs are decisive. They see what needs to […]
UC 9288 Homework Task 1: Find one object (can be anything – a photo, poster, toy, piece of clothing, teacup, designed object, etc.) that defines or inspires you as a designer and prepare a 5 min speech to the class about this object. Your speech should answer the following questions: What is special about this object and how have your incorporated elements of this into your design work/creative practice? What does this object say about your personality and personal style? Post a photo of your object and your statement on your blog as your first blog post. I have chosen a video from a photographer that I follow. Von Wong is a photographer from Europe who creates these amazing and breath taking photos. He is a photographer that is not afraid to explore and keep expanding his photography work. This video speaks to me in particular because it shows that photography is not just the process of taking a photo any more. Everyone in the world has access to cameras these days and the ability actually to explore photography as an art has started to become overcrowded with any person been able to take a photo Photoshop it and claim […]
above is a small time-lapse video that I have create of one night of me colouring in one of the adult colouring in books. It is good to show the time that it takes to create good design. design is not just the end result that you see but more the time that it takes to complete a task. The thought and process beside why you have created what you have in order to meet the brief. Enjoy