Minh Nguyen

I am a passionate designer with an interest in creating solutions through design. For me, I believe design must be useful, surprising and valuable. Throughout my time at Reading, I have built a wide range of skills in all types of design including, but not limited to; Editorial, Animation and Packaging!

Gorilla Mode Pre Workout

I created a new recyclable vegan packaging for the Gorilla Mode pre workout series with a fun mascot called Dr Kong! This project involved organising a variety of text, creating vector illustrations and building an updated brand. Other deliverables included a gift box set, website and a t-shirt to wear. The aim of this project was to provide a new spin on the incredibly successful brand to appeal to a new market of younger, more environmentally conscious gym fanatics.

The Spark

This project focused on rebranding the universities newspaper to give it a more focused and professional feel I worked to highlight how this newspaper is run by students, written by students and read by students. This influenced the sorts of articles I included and the bold design choices used. I used photos from the universities database to add to the sense of realism. I focused on portraying the success and community created by the universities sports team the Reading Knights.

Rally! Mobile and Web Application

Rally! is a web application used to help speed up the process of booking badminton courts and to promote community This project was unique because I designed website based projects that functioned differently on large screens and smaller screens. Rally! makes use of dynamic shapes and bold colours to emphasise how energetic a game of badminton can be. Each screen flows into the next using swift stylised moves. An important function of this website is in how inclusive it is of all different play styles and skill levels. Users are able to easily select and join courts matched to their badminton goals. This project went through many stages of user testing in order to find out what buttons and wording made the most sense to users.