Explaining Semiotics -
semiotics can be a rather difficult topic to understand but this infographic divides it up so it more understandable topic like denotaion and connatation and signs.
Role of Semiotics in Graphic Design
Through looking at this PDF I only now realised what a big impact semiotics has made in art history and that it is the base of money art works and art forms.
FireSigns: a semiotic theory for graphic design
Semiotics is the study of signs and significations; graphic design creates visual signs meant to create a certain effect in the mind (a “FireSign”). Skaggs provides a network of explicit concepts and terminology for a practice that has made implicit use of semiotics without knowing it.
Golden Ratio. Bring Balance in UI Design
The article devoted to golden ratio as an effective technique for web and mobile user interfaces: check how it brings balance and aesthetics into UI design.
Visual Perception. Icons vs Copy in UI
The article about relations between copy and icons in app and web user interfaces in perspective of natural visual perception. Practical UI design examples.
Why semiotics matters in product design
Always remember this allows you to say look at this instead of look at me. Semiotics plays a big role in product design and helps say the following: Pragmatic Level: Why the product exists? Semantic Level: What people think about the product? Syntactic Level: How it was made?