Interface Sociolinguistics Institute(ISL)

— Thesis Project

— Poster, 11 × 17 in

ISL–Interface Sociolinguistics Institute is a research group to study visual languages that comprise digital interface. Pointing out how design elements of the interface relate to the way we think, a mission is to provide interpretation of user interface visual languages in relation to our shared culture and help people know their visual characteristics and functions.



Interface Visual Languages 01—Message Bubbles
A Love Story
— Thesis Project
— Video, 750 × 1334 px


We can comprehend content without a word by only the form. Among many forms, message bubbles can uniquely read more through its length, color, and layout. This video shows how we love today.


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Interface Visual Languages 02—Transparent Colors
— Thesis Project
— Video, 1920 × 1080 px

Software has a pattern and colors to represent transparent properties. This means we define transparency differently depending on what software we use or what kind of job we have. In this video, I used transparency as a visual metaphor searching for what it is a metaphor of.


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Sound Design: Gahyae Ryu


Interface Visual Languages 03—INSTACOLOR
— Thesis Project
— Web

One color varies depending on filters. Depending on Instagram filters, several colors appear in one similar tone. In the distant future, Instagram could be a company that leads color trend and sets up a standard color system. This speculative website provides people with the colors that have been adjusted by Instagram filters.




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Mixed Visual Foldable Booklet
— Booklet, 205 × 292 mm(Folded), Digital Printing

With the added fold-type elements, the originally single-sheet poster doubles as a foldable booklet. The layout emphasizes the diverse formal beauty of the circle.


© 2020 Jun