course notes 2018/19

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Typography for the Web

Oct 17th 2018

Oliver Reichenstein famously wrote: Web Design is 95% Typography. Though this is a bold statement which you might, or might not, agree with – there is no doubt that carefully crafted typography will not only ensure good legibility of text and therefore accessibility but also greatly enhance the design and impact of any given website.➢ continue reading

Principles of graphic design

Oct 10th 2018

Design is a fluid process, something that will change with each project, each challenge. Intuition is often a good starting point. Following the well-trodden paths which are influenced by long standing principles is another. Let’s take a look at some established as well as popular graphic design principles and their possible inspiration for design for➢ continue reading

introductions

Sep 26th 2018

Happiness is connecting ~ with people of the web ;) Of course, the web community is quite big across the internet. Here is a very brief introduction to only some of the brilliant people working on the web, influencing its development and helping us all along. There are many more we will introduce you to➢ continue reading

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Welcome

Sep 19th 2018

Hello everyone :) and welcome to the start of your year on the MA :) Looking forward to meeting you all and to working with you on your design skills. One of our favourite aspects of the web is the sense of community and sharing. We hope that we will form an excellent web team➢ continue reading

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The Shape of Design

Sep 13th 2018

Hello everyone ;) looking forward to meeting you all and to working with you on your design skills. In case you come across this page before our first session and if you’re keen to get started – here’s an excellent bit of reading by Frank Chimero, highly recommended: The Shape of Design is less of➢ continue reading