In the summer of 2014 I wrote series of blog posts for the Interactive Design Institute (IDI) on the theme of typography and typeface design. The posts are very much aimed at those wanting to gain an insight into the fundamentals of type and some of the approaches to its design. IDI have now collated […]
The last installment of my 5 part ‘A Beginner’s Guide to Typeface Design’ can be read over on the blog of the Interactive Design Institute.
ecently I was asked by the Interactive Design Institute (IDI) to put together a series of short pieces concerning typography and typeface design. Rather than the series being a ‘how to’, it focuses on aspects for the beginner to consider. These include looking at how established designers approach design; the terminology; seeking inspiration, as well […]
I’m a big fan of screencasting as a means of reusable instruction. This is a link to recent screencasts that I have made for Adobe’s CS6 Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop. They are largely generic software instruction movies but were made with modules in mind for The Interactive Design Institute‘s BA (Hons) Graphic Design. There are more to be […]
The following is just some of the great work produced by students undertaking IDI online creative courses of which I am Programme Leader for Graphic Design. http://pinterest.com/idi1/
The following piece was written in June, 2012 as part of my PGCHE studies with the Univeristy of Kent. The theme is Technology in the Academic Environment. The appendices mentioned throughout have been omitted in this version. Improving screencasting processes: An Instructional Designer’s perspective. by Tim Bones © 2012 The aim of the essay is to investigate […]