App Icon Research 1
Signifiers: White background, blood, zombie, red eyes, cartoon.
Signified: game about zombies that try and eat you.
Denotations: ghoul/zombie, blood, cartoon.
Connotations: Zombie reaching for the person, cartoon so its fun, blood so it could be a gory game.
Signifiers: White background, ball, pitch.
Signified: something about a ball and a pitch, football.
Denotations: football and football pitch.
Connotations: Football being the main focus of this sorts news app because it is the most popular sport.
Signifiers: White background, L plate, car.
Signified: Teaches driving theory.
Denotations: car, L plate.
Connotations: If the person learns this page they too can have this car.
Signifiers: grey background, sun, cloud, rain.
Signified: app about the weather.
Denotations: cloud raining with the sun behind it.
Connotations: The app tells the person what the weather is.
Signifiers: barred code, signal sign, orange background.
Signified: barred code scanner.
Denotations: scanning a barred code.
Connotations: Scanning the barred code can show them what the item is.
Signifiers: cars, orange outline, competitive.
Signified: competitive racing game.
Denotations: two cars
Connotations: two cars racing, competitive game