Find a beautiful piece of art. If you fall in love with Van Gogh or Matisse or John Oliver Killens, or if you fall love with the music of Coltrane, the music of Aretha Franklin, or the music of Chopin - find some beautiful art and admire it, and realize that that was created by human beings just like you, no more human, no less. by Maya Angelou (via abigailto)
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Re-packaging a local soup company in Toronto - giving it a more clean and sharp look
give love openly, volunteer easily. the concept is quite straight forward:to supply you with an accessible opportunity to provide the properties of a glove to others; using your hands, supplying warmth, promoting cleanliness in your community, achieving togetherness, and providing protection. in a social context volunteering is beneficial for your neighbourhood, the awareness spread for these organizations is a positive for both the organizations and the volunteers. as well, a sense of community is created within this app; people assisting others helps build strong bonds. this app leaves no paper trail which means it spares the environment. there is also a category specifically for environmental organizations displaying the importance of our planet. in regards to economics, these organizations now have more money to put back into the community as opposed to hiring staff. the experience is also great for your resume, assisting you in acquiring experience, leading to more employment opportunities. in conclusion, we hope you are able to give love openly and volunteer easily.
In our design we took into consideration all the universal design principles: equitable use, flexibility in use, preceptible information, low physical effor as well as size and space for approach and use. For equitable use, the design is useful and marketable to people with diverse abilities. The app is the same for all users regardless of race, gender, etc. iPhones and smart phones have the technology to cater to all users without sefrefating the user -plus the lack of colour avoids sgregating people that are colour blind. The app adapts a wide range of individual preferences and abilities: it has the ability to use voice activation and would accommodate right or left-handed access and use.
In terms of simple and intuitive use, the design is easy to understand regardless of the user’s experience, knowledge, language skills or current concentration level. The words in the app are reduced to symbols or direct words, there is a range of language options and it arragnes information consistent with it’s importance. For people who are visually impared there are a varied font size and ability to enlarge type when using an iPhone and/or smartphone technology as well as povide compatibility with a variety of techniques or devices used by people with sensory limitations.
There is a low tolerance for error, you always have the option to go back to the previous page in our app, it provides warnings of erros and fail safe features. GLOVE also takes into consideration for poeple with low physical effort - the app is designed so that it can be used efficiently and confortably with minimum fatigue. You are able to use the app in a neutral body position, with minizied physcial effor and reasonable operating forces.
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