Week 4: Your Digital Footprint

My digital footprint is probably bigger than many people my age. I have Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, several abandoned blogs, plus I’ve written dozens of articles for the online section of Exclaim Magazine. I’ve also been very active in a few fan forums and online gaming worlds, and I have produced a few podcasts. My digital footprint is…

Week 3: What’s Your Type?

Alright. Blog time. I don’t have time to write an intro this week, sorry. I was super detailed in my intro last week, so I think it’s fine. Things average out. This week, we’re analyzing typography. My first case to analyze is this Lamb Of God album cover. I have never liked the typography for…

Week 2: CRAP! Design Principles

When I read “CRAP! Design Principles” in my course outline last week, I immediately read it as “Crap design principles…”, like a British man tutting and disapproving of a poorly crafted flyer. If you want a suggestion for someone to play that man in your brain, please note that I would be delighted if you chose…

Week 1: All About You

Before I took the class, my impression of digital media was that it was any media that involved electronics. When I thought of digital media, I always thought of visual media first, but I knew it could include everything from social media to streaming music to video games to modelling earthquakes with 3d animation applications. My experience in the…