This week I conducted my first usability test for the homepage of the CNN website. My goal is to located problem areas by consulting frequent Internet users to see their thoughts and opinions about the site. I recruited my partner and two family members to complete the testing. For the usability test, I came upContinue reading “Usability Testing”
What is A/B Testing? A/B testing is the method of comparing two designs to see which one works better. The projects can range from webpage design, mobile interface, marketing ads, and much more. “AB testing is essentially an experiment where two or more variants of a page are shown to users at random, and statisticalContinue reading “A/B Testing”
“We cannot predict the future, but we can invent it.” – Dennis Gabor What is backcasting? In order to prepare for the future, sometimes we have to work backwards. The method of backcasting is the opposite of forecasting (Backcasting). According to Backcast Partners, “backcasting is a business planning method in which future desired conditions areContinue reading “Backcasting”
Find out what mental models are and how they affect the way with interact with apps, products, and interfaces.
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This week I used composition, color theory, typography, and visual communication skills to design a brochure for a fake travel agency.
This week I created a mock-up homepage of a fake travel agency called Happy Travels. I quickly created a logo from a neutral palette of blues and came up with a simple tagline. I then came up with a simple color palette of beach themed blues and tans to represent the water and sand. MyContinue reading “Happy Travels web design”
This week I designed an advertisement for Coffey’s Corner Book Reviews. Coffey’s Corner provides book reviews for the latest books in the industry. Coffey’s Corner is all about quick, direct, and spoiler-free book reviews. Overall, the brand focuses heavily on simple reviews and simple photography. “The core brand narrative has to be the point ofContinue reading “Advertisement”
This week I used my design thinking skills to create a logo for Coffey’s Corner Book Reviews. Coffey’s Corner provides book reviews on the latest books in the industry. Before designing the logo, There were several factors that I needed to consider. I thought about my audience, audience takeaway, emotions, competitors, and brand objectives thatContinue reading “Logo”
With inspiration from Glaser, I created my own profile of Billie Eilish.