As part of a Hybrid Digital Media course, we were given the task of transforming a space within the city of Stratford into a digital experience some form of digital media. 
For the first part of the course we were responsible for conducting preliminary research using a range of observational methods learned in the course. This included: field observations, archival research, and the "Fly on the Wall" (FOTW) technique as a way to obtain insights about the location we chose. 
The second part of the course was to compile our our observational findings and create an app prototype for our solution. My selected space was the Agora Art Gallery located in Stratford's Market Square. I wanted to accomplish gallery experience that was more interesting and immersive by combining a typical tour with Alternate Reality (AR). 
The envisioned solution would use AR by allowing the user to scan art pieces in the gallery with their phones camera. Once completed, the app would display an interactive 3D render of the artwork that the user could then use to zoom in and examine the piece in more detail. Additionally, there would be additional information about the artwork and artist for the user to read if they chose to do so.
This is the first prototype as described above.
Alternatively, check out the project here on Invision.
I made sure that all of the touch points were at least 44px in height, which is tall enough for most users to interact with comfortably. Additionally, I tried to use contrasting colours wherever possible to increase readability while still complying with a base colour palette.
For the third and final part of the course, I was grouped with three other students. In this assignment we had to decide on two solutions that would be combined into a final prototype. We chose to combine the other two members solutions into one because they were similar in design and function. 
The outcome was an event hosting app that would allow businesses and other individuals to create either a private or public event to attend. The app would then act as a centralized platform for the user to keep track of everything that was pertinent to their experience. The purpose was allow for an organized manner of hosting and exploring events within the city but also to allow business owners to gain exposure. 
One intended purpose was to allow businesses to host after hour events that would utilize the space during times where they would otherwise be closed. The goal was to create a second stream of revenue in the form of having a secondary or alternate use for their existing space.
This is the second prototype as described above.
Alternatively, check out the project here on Invision.
My roles during this group portion was to organize all of the data from the previous projects in order to brainstorm more effectively, design the initial paper prototype for the group to edit and user test, design the high fidelity version using Sketch, link all the screens using the Craft plugin for Sketch, and upload the project to Invision.
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