Creative Industry Practice: Kickstarter Project, Kickstarter Research

Before we made our video I wanted to take a look at some kickstarter users to see if anyone had a similar idea to ours. Not only did I find a similar idea I found someone who had developed a complete version of our idea only with cats instead of dogs. Continue reading Creative Industry Practice: Kickstarter Project, Kickstarter Research

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Creative Industry Practice: Kickstarter Project, Thinking of pattern designs

During our first group meeting we talked abit about how we could create some prototype collars for our kickstarter video and I thought it wuld be good to make some simple patterns so they wouldn’t be hard to replicate. Continue reading Creative Industry Practice: Kickstarter Project, Thinking of pattern designs

CIP: Collection Project Book Cover (workshop further development)

When creating my cover I already had it in mind to continue with the the colour theme of white, grey and black so while keeping this in mind I looked at some different book covers in the library that I liked. Continue reading CIP: Collection Project Book Cover (workshop further development)

CIP: Collection Project, Research on Creatives using the digital page to their advantage 2

The brief also said we should look into how creative practitioners also use the printed page to their advantage and I found a few different examples of various ways people in the industry of design or illustration have used this to help their work. Continue reading CIP: Collection Project, Research on Creatives using the digital page to their advantage 2

Creative Industry Practice: Collection Project, Deconstructing Design workshop

In this CIP workshop our first task was to pik out a book cover and to analyse what components build the cover I chose the cover of The Book of Other People by Zadie Amith and cover design by Darren Haggar and Illustrated by Charles Burns. Continue reading Creative Industry Practice: Collection Project, Deconstructing Design workshop

Creative Industry Practice: Collection Project, Thoughts of the week Central Illustration Agency (The Art of the Cover part2)

For one of the latest weekly thoughts we have been asked to think about different forms of illustration both traditional and graphic and to help us think about how we could make our covers more appealing and possibly more personal to ourselves. Continue reading Creative Industry Practice: Collection Project, Thoughts of the week Central Illustration Agency (The Art of the Cover part2)

Creative Industry Practice: Collection Project, Paper folding workshop

In one of our latest work shops for the CIP collection project we looked at some different paper folding techniques to try and give us some good ideas for the pages in our own books. Continue reading Creative Industry Practice: Collection Project, Paper folding workshop

Creative Industry Practice: Collection Projects, Thoughts of the week Alan Fletcher

Our Latest thought of the week have been aimed a lot towards layout design for the first part of this weekly thought we have been asked to identify examples of good layout design and bad layout design. (although in my opinion its all personal preference really) Continue reading Creative Industry Practice: Collection Projects, Thoughts of the week Alan Fletcher

Creative Industry Practice: Collection Project, Thoughts of the week Kate Moross

For the second thoughts of the week we were asked to think about and write in our sketch books about how we work and if we think that we have any specific preferences when we work such as what typefaces we use or if our work has a general aesthetic and style through out.  Continue reading Creative Industry Practice: Collection Project, Thoughts of the week Kate Moross