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Processing 3 - The Glitch

Within the lecture in which Processing was introduced to myself and fellow students our tutor, Roby Lycett, demonstrated a live example. He wrote a piece of code that loaded a JPEG image, converted it’s individual pixels into a binary code, randomly selected a piece and then replaced with with another random bit of binary (e.g. 100101101110101110101 …), converted it back into a JPEG and proceeded to open the file. The visual output was a ‘Glitch’ - something in which I have fallen in love …

Good, or Bad, Design

Design is everywhere; period. I’m not just talking about Graphic Design either. Since the mid-19th Century, with the rise of the Industrial Revolution, corporations and business have applied the world of design to a commercial market. Everything was suddenly becoming consumerist-orientated with the proletariat at it’s core. the Bourgeoisie were needing designers within all fields to produce professional creative solutions to their corporate work; whether that meant designing a new car, …

Glitch Experiment

It all started when our boiler broke down. For days, there was no heat in our house; and this was during all the snow not so long ago! When finally decided to send a mechanic round, He opened up the boiler and I fell in love. <i>The wiring, mechanics, the old pipes.</i> <b>kwepsfkrogkgokeogskre.</b><p>I took this photo on my phone, whilst he was fixing it all. It became the background of the design I produced. I wanted to create something that appered futuristic in it’s form; reciting those well known cliches of …

New Instagram Logo

This redesign was created by Mackey Saturday, a designer from Denver, Colorado, that focuses his efforts on Visual Identities and Branding. At first, there doesn’t appear to be a lot of change in the Logo; A change in colour, the removal of the ‘ink brush stroke’ emulated within the type, minor changes to the capitalised 'I’ and lower-case 'g’ etc.<p>However, what do these all accumulate towards? It represents Instagram, as a brand, developing within a corporate world. It’s a visual story of The …

Semiotic Analysis

<i>Impact BBDO, Walid Kanaan (2010), Samsung: Optical Zoom, Dog [ONLINE].</i><i><br>Available at: Adsoftheworld.com</i><p>The print advertisement shown above was produced by Advertising Agency Impact BBDO, Beirut, Lebanon and published in December 2010. It markets, what appears at first, to be a new brand of camera. However there is no mention of a specific camera model, only references to the corporate branding; Samsung. This implies that the Company wanted to advertise new breakthroughs in technology, across …