Week 6 – Design

Week 6 Tasks Using prototyping software or HTML/CSS/JS, develop a prototype app or website for a fictitious company in the sector you have been focussing on recently: communications, finance or health. Your prototype could be a landing page, a configurator, a contextual navigation system or any one of the other UI formats you have encountered […]

Week 5 – Personalities

Week 5 Tasks Compare and contrast the personalities of 4 websites within your sector. You should: 1) attempt to identify the personality traits that are being conveyed 2) discuss the usage of color, font, texture etc. to convey personality 3) consider whether Norman’s 3 levels of emotional design are relevant  4) draw any parallels or […]

LATCH & I.A – Week 4 Tasks

LATCH, what is it? It’s a way to organize information, in other words, information architecture. Organizing information meaningfully and effectively is still one of the biggest problems as of today faced by UX designers. As a Designer myself, I have worked on multiple projects within different industries. Sometimes I am given information from my clients […]

Week 3 Tasks

Sunday 8th October – Week 3 Tasks In agreement with your tutor, choose a UI design pattern category and conduct research into as broad a range of approaches to the pattern as possible. Collate a number of examples, ideally at least 10, that demonstrate the varying ways the pattern can be constructed and applied. You […]

Week 2 Tasks

Wednesday 3rd October – Week 2 Tasks Create a prioritized list of elements that you think should be on the home page of a Norwich-based student accommodation site that enables discovery of available properties and booking of viewings. Create a rough interface sketch for the desktop that reflects these priorities. Consider available conventions and UI […]

F-Scan & Z-Scan

Friday 28th September – Week 1 Tasks Find examples of F-scan and Z-scan patterns. Can you find any layout examples that subvert these patterns? Some people are critical of F pattern – can you find any evidence of these arguments and do you think they have any grounds? Tip: read this NN article on F-scanning […]

Visual Hierarchy

Friday 28th September – Week 1 Tasks Task 1: Choose 2 examples of desktop websites that make effective use of the principles of visual hierarchy such as size, colour, contrast etc. Create annotated screenshots that clearly illustrate where these principle are used. Write a concise project blog post that makes use of the annotated screenshots […]