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No Rest for the Wicked, well Maybe Sometimes

Staring at a screen for hours on end can get irritating, “lucky” for us, as designers, that is what we do everyday. In my previous blog posts I have mentioned many ways on how to get more ideas through brainstorms and inspirations. However, today I am going a different direction and talking about taking breaks and slowing down that brain for once.

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MIDI 2.0 Was Just Announced This Month. What Does That Mean?

On January 18, 2019 at the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), it was announced that a new protocol for MIDI will be created. “MIDI 2.0” will aim to have lower latency for faster reactions, backwards compatibility with regular MIDI, 32-bit resolution instead of 7 and also… web? The news on MIDI 2.0 is still behind closed doors as the developers are looking specifically for what it is that they want and also how it’s going to be developed. As far as anyone can guess however, it’s currently just being tested and made for integration. Read More

Developing Ideas for a Video Game

So you want to make a video game? Or you might just be reading this post for fun. Whatever the reason, you will probably learn a thing or two on developing your idea into a fully fledged game. Of course there are more than 100 different things that go into a game. However this post will focus more on the process of developing the games premise rather than coding, marketing, development roles, ect.

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Get Inspired!

Tell me, how many times have you run into a design roadblock while desperately trying to find a solution? Far too many right? Well today I will be talking about how to use inspiration to get out of this slump. It may seem like an obvious solution but it’s a significant one that may get overlooked sometimes.

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What is the Design Thinking Process?

What it it?/ How it Works?

What is the Design thinking Process? Basically…it is a different way of thinking, many people have a tendency to look into style of a product rather than its practicality.  Instead, design thinking is making practicality the priority and style as a very last step.  A quote by Rikke Dam and Teo Siang states:

 “By understanding the human needs involved, by re-framing the problem in human-centric ways, by creating many ideas in brainstorming sessions, and by adopting a hands-on approach in prototyping and testing. “ 

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Human Computer Interaction : An Informative Field of Study

While launching the first-ever iPhone in 2007 Steve Jobs told us that, “Who wants a stylus? We are going to use the best pointing device in the world. We are born with it and we have 10 of them. We are going to use our fingers.” This is the best example one can give for Human-Computer Interaction (HCI). An ever-evolving field of study, HCI is changing the way we interact with modern day computers at an escalating rate.
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Tips to Help You on Your Next Brainstorm

You know that feeling you get when you’re starting a new project and you have too many ideas in your brain? Well my friend, you’re not alone. Staring at a blank canvas with ideas running through my brain have created many brainstorms in my life, and the reason they’re called that is because they can get very chaotic. Which is why today I will share some tips that I’ve picked up that help me tame the storm.

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