Final Ideas – Dream Website and Book

These are my final designs:

I used the same black and grey colours within my website and book to reflect on darkness. While I also used the same font; Ostrich Sans Medium and Bold, I liked the long and narrow structure of the typography, in which I liked how it almost disappeared within the background, reflecting on the ideas of being hidden. More

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Development – Narrative and Layout

The next stage of my idea process was to consider the narrative and layout of my website and book, and how they would interact with each other.

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Final Composition – Stop Motion

I have compiled a final storyboard of the composition:

 

 

 

 

 

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Initial Ideas – Images

After looking through my research, I wanted to include certain elements in my designs: More

Colour – Stop Motion

I also decided to introduce colour within the piece, in which I decided to use the ‘Hue and Saturation’ filter in order to experiment with trying out a range of colours and strengths for the images. I thought that it would be more effective to use colour on the software compared with producing it by hand, such as experimenting with using a range of colour intensity. More

Book Design Research

I decided to look at some books in which I could gain ideas and inspiration for layout and design. I wanted to research ways in which the design and structure could relate to the subject of the book. More

Website Research

I decided to look at minimalist websites, as I wanted to explore the large expanse and depth of the mind, in which I thought large, empty spaces would communicate this effectively. Also I thought it would create an idea of darkness and feelings of loneliness, in which to display the disturbing nature of our minds (as seen by Freud).  More

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