Okay, maybe a bit late in the day, but Tess had the idea of getting more user collaboration with the project. So we gathered sounds for our vocals screen by asking people to read out a quote or something that inspires them. I think this idea has a lot of potential and allows for a much more transparency when it comes to sounds. The sounds put into the installation aren’t controlled by us…
I used the new zoom recorders to get some atmos sounds for our project. I woke up to the sound of birds tweeting, so I got out of bed and recorded straight away. I then got an atmos of the train journey on the way to university and then several down at Tremough Vale on the walk up. I’m really pleased with the quality of sound that they produce. They will definitely sound slick in our project.
Aesthetics of the piece
We wanted the piece to look professional. So we have decided to make some screens. Simple element as they may be, we feel that they add to the piece. We are also going to use the television studio to showcase our installation.
Perception – If we can make every element as slick as possible, it will take the attention away from the stuff that doesn’t matter and really allow the user to engage with the installation.
I find it amazing that a company spends millions on a re-brand in the middle of a recession. They re-brand everything, from the little logo’s on your uniform, the fonts on every document you can imagine, even the training DVD’s have been changed. As to when it comes to the value range, much like Tesco’s it’s basic colours with a simple picture on the box. Still a time consuming thing to design with the necessary marketing teams and so forth. When it gets to the stage of proofing though, well they must have employed a blind person!
After having a cow winking at you for nearly a year, I thought it was about time the UnderCon theme was turned off and I started using my blog. I will be posting work and projects that I am undertaking at University here.
Hope you enjoy it.