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Learning Centre Information design

702.56


first step, identify the problem Observe/

You need to survey the existing

information design in use. What is not working? What does the the learning centre need? Photograph/ They have inconsistent type, comic sans, all caps, dark on dark is not working.


avoid cluttered information


where is a guide to subjects?


be consistent with colour coding


sketch, plan the area Plan/ Imagine the space in a blank canvas through drawing and you can realise where appropiate to change. Sketches/ Create an information hierachy of importance. These will help the client and designers quickly discuss potential problems or further enhancement.


project the users first view


create image place holders


floor plans help co-ordinate


clean, ease of navigation Research/ Follow information and colour design principles for effective clear easy to use navigation. Colour/ You can test your colour choice as it needs to accomodate people with colour blindness to aid the typography’s legibility


deutranope, protanope tritanope


741.6 ic Design hierachy the info

through size

ic Design

741.6

n & Comic Strips

741.5

ecture

738

Sculpture

720’s 730 -737


Graphic De

741.6

see also typogra

the shelves should have the same


Information Map Guide learning zone

map the categories area, colour help desk

entrance


Performing Arts

Hair & Beauty See also Film Studies @

Media & Film Studies

302

Music Singing Musical instruments

780’s 783 784 – 788

key to the colours dewey decimal

Engineering technology

Dance

791.4

620 - 629 Includes Sound Engineering for Media & Music 792.8

Beauty therapy Make-up Nails

Alternative the Forensics Hairdressing

Acting

792

Writing Literature

Includes Script Writing 808 810 – 822.3 Includes Plays

Catering & hosp

Shakespeare

822.33

Hotel managem

Catering & Ho

Business manag

Art & Design Animation & comic strips

741.5

Architecture Arts Artists Fashion Textiles

720’s 700’s Includes Art History 750-759 746.92 See also Costume @ 746 See also Textiles @ See also Clothes making @

391 677 646.4

Photography Graphic design

770s 741.6 See also Typography @ Design @ & Printing for Graphic Arts

686 745 760 - 769

Forensics

Others

Health & safety

Dictionaries & t Mathematics


Learning Centre Signage ReDesign  

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