Anna Macdonald

Anna Macdonald

Graphic DesignerPortsmouth, United Kingdom
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Anna Macdonald

Anna Macdonald

Graphic DesignerPortsmouth, United Kingdom
About me
I am a very driven Graphic Designer who has just finished studying at the University of Portsmouth. I am particularly interested and passionate about User Interface design and am determined to create meaningful and memorable experiences for users, pushing design limits and helping create work that improves our lives with our planet in mind. All work shown here is entirely my own of which I have designed and created. Contact me here:
  • Sleep Well
    Sleep WellSleep Well is an app designed to encourage students to improve their sleeping habits. Without a pre-exisiting determination to fix your sleep pattern, very few people actually manage to do so for a sustained amount of time, especially students who have many other priorities (from studying to partying to watching Netflix). This app rewards improvements - however small - and allows you to set yourself realistic goals all to achieve a better nights sleep and keep the user coming back and forming he
  • Without Numbers
    Without NumbersThis design was in response to an ISTD brief titled ‘The Significance of Numbers’ where we were asked to challenge the way we see numbers. I created an interactive book made up of several different types of puzzles that all represent numbers. With clues and examples throughout, the reader can work out what each pattern equals and develop an understanding of how we can use more decorative visualisations to represent a value. Throughout the entire book, no numerical digits were used to emphasis
  • Turn Off Towers
    Turn Off TowersAre we becoming more and more addicted to our phones? Is the amount of time we spend staring at screens having detrimental effects on our lives? I designed ‘Turn Off Towers’ which is a mobile phone app that encourages teenagers to use their phones less with the aim to help improve academic skills, develop better social skills as well as exposing them to less cyber bullying/online hate, hopefully avoiding many mental health issues we see evolving from the use of social media in the long run as
Projects credited in
  • University of Portsmouth, BA(Hons) Graphic Design
    University of Portsmouth, BA(Hons) Graphic DesignThe BA (Hons) Graphic Design degree course at the University of Portsmouth is a multi-award winning and inclusive course. Students bring their creative ideas to life using the latest software, design processes and professional tools. Our students have access to a dynamic and creative studio space which provides a friendly, flexible and welcoming environment in which they are encouraged to interact and learn alongside both tutors and peers. During the course students are introduced to a range of
  • Illustration
  • Graphic Design
  • Interaction Design
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Web Design
  • Apps Design
  • Interface Design
  • Experience Design
  • Digital Design
  • Communication Design
  • Design Process
    University of Portsmouth logo
    University of Portsmouth logo
    Graphic DesignUniversity of Portsmouth
    Portsmouth, United Kingdom