Week 11: Trends and Environments

This week we explored how semiotics and symbolism can affect how a design is interpreted by its audience. While the designer might have one message in mind, it is not always the message grasped by the intended recipient. How can cultural and societal norms influence how a piece is seen? Lecture Reflection The lecture this week welcomed back Martin Hosken to discuss symbols and semiotics and how they can relate to design. A large part of his lecture centered around the act of