Humanizing A Painfully Overwhelming Bureaucratic Process — a UX Design Case Study.

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For this 3 week project my team and I worked with a local community partner Justin — creator of the Dearly.ca platform to design a responsibe website based on the requirements and needs of both our client and the website users.

Problem

Losing someone.

It’s difficult, painful, overwhelming. No matter the circumstances, one could never prepare for it. But it does happen, at some time in our lives all of us will experience the death of a loved one. …


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UX Design project to change the coffee buying habits — Case Study

In our first adventure into the field of User Experience Design, our group was tasked with creating a mid-fidelity prototype of an e-commerce website for artisanal coffee products. Fresh Brew in its MVP form aims to maximize online coffee sales by understanding the attitudes and buying behaviours of our target audience — the coffee drinkers.

Problem

A lot of people drink coffee. A lot. At work, in coffee shops, in parks, airports and — of course — at home. In order to be able to brew coffee at home, people obviously need to buy coffee either one of four basic forms: beans (ground or whole), coffee pods, or instant coffee. …


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Designing the visual identity for a fictional horror movie festival.

Introduction

For the final project of the User Interface Design Program at RED Academy, we were given an opportunity to work on a passion project.

The main goal was to create a strong visual brand identity that would carry through every element of design from marketing and promotional material to an impactful and well designed responsive website.

The only rule was: the project should focus on either a tourism campaign, a music festival or another event; the only limit was: our imagination.

What to choose?

I would love to say that I considered many options that I was drawn to this or that idea but apart from doing a tourism campaign for my hometown (which I’ve seen done all too many times already) the only option was to be selfish and create an event that was made for me, — and hopefully a few equally crazy people. …


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A UI Case Study.

Introduction

I’m going to walk you through my UI journey to create branding and a responsive website for a local community partner aiming to fill the gap in the market and facilitate easier access to holistic practitioners.

We worked with our incredibly visionary client, Tu — Helthe Connect’s CEO and founder to elevate Helthe Connect (originally known as Helthe Crew, I will elaborate on the name change later on) from a brilliant idea into a real product.

Meet the team

As a team, our task was to create branding for the idea known as Helthe Crew and create a responsive website that would also serve as an app to connect holistic health practitioners with clients. …


This case study reviews the iterative process involved in designing the digital evolution of the Group Works Card Deck.

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Intro

The task at hand was to take an existing deck of communication cards based on the Pattern Language and digitize it, to support facilitators executing dynamic group gatherings and to enable users to plan for meetings efficiently and elegantly.

The Team

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The team I worked with consisted of 5 designers, myself included. 2 User Experience Designers, Natiea and Ethan, and 3 User Interface Designers, Jeremy, Jessica and myself.

As the UI team, we were primarily responsible for the translation of the visual aesthetics in the existing card deck into the digital world while exploring colour palette options, logo, typography, and iconography.


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Introduction

The purpose of this project was to create an engaging, impactful and well-designed user interface using provided app wireframes that reflect the target audience and research. I was working on that project collaboratively with a partner to design two different design directions stemming from one “Why”.

About Grub Club

Grub Club is a fictional app that allows an office team to select a restaurant and dish preference, and for a designated person to be able to place the order seamlessly.

About the User

25 to 40-year-old, fun - loving, extraverted working professional in a startup or agency environment who wants to enjoy lunch with their team but not waste time organizing it. …


Didot typeface landing page UI project.

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Introduction:

This case study gives an in-depth look at my design process for a typographic specimen landing page for Didot, a Linotype typeface created in the late 18th century.

Task:

To create a landing page that showcases the typeface in a creative and functional way and is optimized for conversion and to demonstrate the ability to apply the concepts learned in class, such as alignment, typesetting and layer management.

Tools:

Adobe Photoshop

Research:

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Didot typeface in the 1818 edition of La Henriade by Voltaire

Didot is a group of typefaces named after the family of French printers and typesetters. The most famous of the Didot typefaces were created between 1784 -1811 by Firmin Didot. …

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