PG05: Final Major Practice

 

DataLife_Green
DataLife, Author , 2016

 

Introduction 

This is a continuous review of my practice  and work in progress of my project, to research, collect and analyse ‘life data’ all over the world and turns them into an informative, interactive and visual engaging activities for the community. That is blending engaging content with storytelling to produce excellent educational materials, and visual communication of the highest quality.

 

The Wireframe and design illustration

 

Check out the site at:  DataLife

 

Some inspirational and  references materials are:

Infographics:

  • Amy Balliett (2015) Infographics Fundamentals [Lynda.com]. 28 October. [Accessed 25 Jan 2016].
  • Chris Convers (2011) Create an Animated Bar Chart with jQuery [Lynda.com ].19 December. [Accessed  27 January 2016]
  • Nigel French  (2014) Designing an infographic [Lynda.com ]. 3 April. [Accessed 11 January 2016]
  • Shane Snow (2012) Infographics: Area bubbles [Lynda.com ]. 31 January. [Accessed 28 January 2016]
  • Shane Snow (2012) Infographics: Visualising Relationships [Lynda.com ]. 24 January. [Accessed  27 January 2016 ]
  • Shane Snow (2012) Infographics:Planning and Wireframing [Lynda.com ]. 17 January. [Accessed  27 January 2016 ]

Typography and Font Designers:

  • Doyald Young  (2011) Creative Inspirations: Doyald Young, Logotype designer  [Lynda.com]. 29 October.  [Accessed  5 November 2015 ]
  • Ina Saltz (2013) Foundation of Typography: Hierarchy and Navigation [Lynda.com]. 25 November . [Accessed  7 January 2016 ]
  • Ina Saltz (2013) Foundation of Typography: Color, Contrast and scale [Lynda.com]. 25 October. [Accessed  7 January 2016 ]
  • John McWade (2015) Before and After: Logo Design Tips and Tricks [Lynda.com]. 31 August. [Accessed 27 Dec 2016]
  • Marian Bantjes  (2011) Creative Inspirations: Marian Bantjes, Graphic Artist [Lynda.com]. 16 September. [Accessed  5 Nov 2015 ]

Graphic Design:

  • John McWade (2013) Before and After: Graphic DesignTechniques  [Lynda.com].  28 May. [Accessed 27 Dec 2016]
  • John McWade (2015) Before and After: How to Set Perfect Text Lynda.com]. 03 November. [Accessed 27 Dec 2016]

Logo and  Branding:

  • Deke McClelland (2015) Creating and Adapting a Logo [Lynda.com]. 01 April . [Accessed 15  January 2016 ]
  • Justin Seeley (2015) Creating Brand Identity Assets [Lynda.com].14 September. [Accessed 15  January 2016 ]
  • Nigel French (2008) Designing a Logo [Lynda.com]. 17 September. [Accessed 17  January 2016 ]
  • Nigel French (2012) Developing a Style Guide [Lynda.com]. 16 October. [Accessed 20 December 2015 ]

Adobe Photoshop CC:

  • Julieanne Kost (2015) PhotoshopCC Essential Training [Lynda.com]. 26 June. [Accessed 23 December  2015]
  • Julieanne Kost (2014) Introduction to Photo Compositing [Lynda.com]. 03 November. [Accessed 4 January 2016]
  • Julieanne Kost (2014) The Art of Photoshop  Compositing [Lynda.com].17 Febuary. [Accessed 4 January 2016]
  • John McWade (2015) Before and After: Cropping Photographs [Lynda.com]. 08 April. [Accessed 4 January 2016]
  • Justin Seeley   (2014) Photoshop CC for Web Design [Lynda.com]. 17 March. [Accessed 4 January 2016]

 Adobe Illustrator CC:

  • Deke McClelland (2013) Introducing Illustrator [Lynda.com]. 12 December  [Lynda.com]  [Accessed 4 December 2015]
  • Justin Seeley (2015) Illustrator CC Essential Training 2015 [Lynda.com]. 17 June. [Accessed 26 December  2015]

Drawing Vector Patterns:

  • Von Glitschka (2014) Drawing Vector Graphics: Patterns [Lynda.com]. 22 April. [Accessed 26 Dec 2016]
  • Von Glitschka (2014) Drawing Vector Graphics: Colors and details[Lynda.com].  3 December. [Accessed 26 Dec 2016]
  • Von Glitschka (2014) Drawing Vector Graphics: Tribal Illustrations [Lynda.com]. 26 November. [Accessed 26 Dec 2016]
WordPress,  HTML and CSS:
  • Morten Rand-Hendriksen (2015)  Wordpress DIY: Restaurant Website [Lynda.com]. 10 September. [Accessed 19  Sep. 2015]
  • Morten Rand-Hendriksen (2015) Wordpress DIY: Showcasing Photography [Lynda.com]. 11 March.  [Accessed 23 Sep. 2015]
  • Morten Rand-Hendriksen (2015) Installing and running WordPress: MAMP[Lynda.com].  [Accessed 24 Sep. 2015]
  • Morten Rand-Hendriksen (2012) Start with a Theme: Creative Portfolios in WordPress[Lynda.com]. 2 August . [Accessed 14th  Jan 2016]
  • Justin Seeley (2015 ) Building a Responsive Portfolio Site [Lynda.com.] 22 June. [Accessed 21  Sep. 2015]

Stock photos:

 Data Visualisation:

 

 

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