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Post-colonialism

Post-colonialism or postcolonial studies is an academic discipline that analyses, explains, and responds to the cultural legacy of colonialism and structural extraction of imperialism. Post-colonialism speaks about the human consequences of external control and economic exploitation of native people and their lands. Drawing from postmodern schools of thought, postcolonial studies analyse the politics of knowledge (creation, control, and […]

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Gender Studies

Gender studies is a field for interdisciplinary study devoted to gender identity and gendered representation as central categories of analysis. This field includes women’s studies (concerning women, feminism, gender, and politics), men’s studies and queer studies. Sometimes, gender studies is offered together with study of sexuality. These disciplines study gender and sexuality in the fields of literature, language, […]

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Marxism

Karl Marx was an economic theorist who wrote during the 19th Century. His ideas deal with social and economic power relationships and have been influential in economics, politics and sociology. Certain concepts are key to an understanding of Marxism, a political theory that has shaped world politics for over 150 years. Key Marxist concepts are diametrically […]

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Ux and Ui Designers

User experience design (UX) is the process of enhancing user satisfaction with a product by improving the usability, accessibility, and pleasure provided in the interaction with the product. Unlike UX designers who are concerned with the overall feel of the product, user interface designers are particular about how the product is laid out. They are in charge of designing each screen […]

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Project 1 – Brief

In this new project, we were given a brief that had 3 options to choose from: Ethical coffee brand, name and packaging Dreams Paper With these options, I chose to develop on with create an ethical coffee brand. I thought during this stage that this would be simplistic and interesting to research and develop and […]

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Students Expectations

Research skills Primary, secondary and tertiary Methods Methodology Writing skills Structure Academic skills Time management Referencing Layout Bibliography Table of content Theoretical skills Semiotics Gestalt Modernism Feminism Marxism   With this module, I have to decided between option 1 or 2: Option 1 – 3,000 word essay Option 2 – 1,500 word essay and artefact […]

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Good and Bad Website Design

Web Design Navigation – top or side Higher archy Size and scale of image shows definition Below primary main image is secondary information/images UI – user interface is buttons with text that the user will know Below image and text – text to show information for the customer – user infusion UEx – user experience […]

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Unconventional CV

For our unconventional CV, we had to think of a more inventive way of showing a CV. I collected research online at graphic designer creative CV’s, and found a few ideas that I liked: My goal for the future after I graduate is to work in the music magazine industry, and I thought of an […]

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