From Aleph to Emoji. Semi-Serious Critique of Icons’ Affordance in the Digital Ecosystem Design
Keywords:interface design, affordance, visual language, digital communication ecosystems, graphicacy
The paper proposes a critical reflection on the use of icons –silent images– capable of communicating functionality, interactions and emotions, within digital communication ecosystems with particular reference to the mimesis/realism dichotomy and the concept of affordance as criteria for designing and decoding the visual message.
How to Cite
Bollini, L. (2022). From Aleph to Emoji. Semi-Serious Critique of Icons’ Affordance in the Digital Ecosystem Design. Img Journal, 4(7), 36–55. https://doi.org/10.6092/issn.2724-2463/15130
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