Christina Lee: Introductory Questions

  1. Provide your name, major, year in school (sophomore, junior, etc).
  2. Name: Christina Lee
    Major: BA in Design and Chinese Language and Culture
    Year: Junior

  3. Tell me a bit about your background and what prompted you to take this class.
  4. My friends who are majoring in Communication Design recommended me this class. I've always had an interest in webdesign and coding.
    Interactive Foundation is a great class to learn more deeply how websites are made and design are created through coding.

  5. Do you have any experience with HTML/CSS/JS? If so, tell me a bit about it.
  6. I don't have any previous experience with HTML/CSS/JS. This is my first time learning about coding and first time taking computer science related course.

  7. Name one thing you hope to learn in this class.
  8. I want to learn how to design a website, and how all the design features are made through coding.

  9. Name one way you expect designing for screen to be different from designing for paper.
  10. There are more ways to engage the audience when designing for screen than designing for paper.
    When designing for screen,there are more additional features like motion, various color options, and etc.

  11. Provide a link to a website you think exemplifies effective design. Explain your choice.
  12. Work&Co

    Work&Co's website is a great example of a website that shows an effective design because the hierarchy of information is created through
    different sizes of types and color. Therefore, the information that is more important catches the user's attention easily.

  13. Provide a link to a website you think exemplifies effective communication. Explain your choice.
  14. World of Swiss

    World of Swiss's website works well because all the information in this website is very clear and simple by using two colors:
    red and white in which represents Swiss. Therefore, the user can easily find all the materials they need, and it makes the user
    connected to the world of Swiss by providing all the information they need while living in Swiss.

  15. Provide a link to a website you think works well. Explain your choice.
  16. McKinsey&Company

    McKinsey&Company's website works well because this website provides an interaction between the user and the company. It helps the users keep
    connected to the brand because it gives a clear information while creating some type of interaction through motion. Also, the usage of color
    in this website create balance and harmony between the text and background.