Look at the following 7-eleven logos and consider their shape, form and simplicity of design. The way they communicate and are recognizable. Both logos are simple, clean and easy to recognize. The color scheme makes them easy to see from a distance and fits very well to each other. The first thing you see on both is the number 7, because of the red and orange color. The green color harmonizes well as the background color and in the word ELEVEn. The logos basically say nothing about what kind of store this is or what they sell. But the first … Continue reading LA – CREATING A LOGO USING GESTALT PRINCIPLES


Question 1: Look at the following logos and explain in your own words what you consider their positioning to be (do this for each one). Coca Cola: The Coca Cola logo is clean and simple. It is very recognizable with its red color. The logo is well marketed through television and media. You associate the logo with friendship, family, happiness, activities and Christmas. During christmas holidays they drive tours with their famous Christmas trucks around the world. The brand is one of the world’s most famous companies. The products are available in all countries all over the world. They have … Continue reading LA – UNDERSTANDING POSITIONING

L A – sketching techniques

Question 1 You are briefed to do an illustration for fruit juice packaging (orange and banana flavour). The name of the product is: Loose Juice. Draw at least 15 scamps (they can be A6 size each) of what the label will look like. Remember to include the fruit, the name of the flavour and the name of the product. Choose one of your sketches and draw the label, using Adobe Illustrator. SCAMPS It took me a long time to come up with different ideas for this one. Some were quite alike because i wanted to find out the best way … Continue reading L A – sketching techniques

LA – Idea development

Question 1 : Puzzles and fun – Riddles A man is replacing a wheel on his car, when he accidentally drops the four nuts used to hold the wheel on the car. They fall into a deep drain, irretrievably lost. A passing girl offers him a solution that enables him to drive home. What is it? -She tells him that he could take one nut from each of the 3 other wheels,so he could drive his car home,and order some new nuts later. Two Russians walk down a street in Moscow. One Russian is the father of the other Russian’s … Continue reading LA – Idea development

LA – Moodle Map

One of this week’s tasks was to draw our own Moodle Map. Our own interpretation of the learning platform. I spent a long time before deciding which direction to go. Went through lots of different ideas but ended up eventually with this. Moodle is our learning platform, our school. Since this is a web-based study, I see Moodle as our school and as our classroom. The windows are our classroom and shows all the elements Moodle contains. What we will work with from start to finish. Continue reading LA – Moodle Map

LA – The Journey Here

Hi and welcome to my blog. My name is May Linn Nirisrud, I am 32 years old and lives in Kongsberg. Here I live with my partner Stian and our 2 year old daughter Hailey. I grew up in the country, a small village called Akkerhaugen. Moved to Notodden when I was going to college. Met Stian in 2006 and then moved to Kongsberg. I am very fond of taking pictures, exercising and spending time with my family. I have worked in many different professions but never quite found a profession that I would like to stay in. I have … Continue reading LA – The Journey Here