Archive | October, 2007

REflecting REpresentation & REconstruction

The entire process of creating this weblog was to understand the requirements and know-how of how blogs and design document works. It is about the design within the documents. I reflected on the entire process of blogging and delibrated over the considerations and design aspects on how to be successful in blogging. The more I […]

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DDP: Differentiation, Diversity, Personality

Every person has a distinctive personality. That’s how we are. Every colour has a different function. That’s how it communicates. Every race has certain characteristic that impact society. That’s how culture diversify. Every man can make a difference. Our individuality brings us to higher forms of communication.  May it be in architecture, typography, product design, document […]

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DDP: Desired Design Process

A friend of mine was chatting today and something caught my attention. The essence of that conversation goes like this…  “If art can effectively communicate emotions, capture attention, make someone laugh or cry, you have succeed…”  I was reminded in my reading of Robert L Peters, 2006 p.30, of Communication Arts periodical stating that ‘Design is a key link […]

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DDP: Designing Designs for Public

It is more important than ever that creatives with skills to capture the public’s attention need to communicate effectively across a wide range of media. As societies adapt and blend multiple media in a global world, public spaces become a platform for interactions and thus connecting cultures.  In Parker (RC 1990, p.7) suggest that we should […]

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DDP: Design Distinction vs Perspective

Reaction vs Interaction. How do we as designers break down content and make it a interactive and reactive experience?  Being interactive is making it “attractive” yet simple to use through interfaces. This is done with so many companies like blogger or wordpress. Even in websites, nowadays, there are companies that does templates and design custom […]

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DDP: Desired Design Perception

Perception is a very important term. How people perceive value and concept speaks alot about that person or the culture in which he or she is in. In Singapore, media and design is used very effectively to promote certain values and concepts which the government wants. As Singapore is a small society of closely nit […]

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DDP: Document Design Purpose

Is design too important to be entrusted to designers? I believe it is not so. Design (in this case document design) can help in business, technology and the social environment. The design fundamentals and research can be learnt in school, but the process of design within organizations can only be developed and discovered through time. […]

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