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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Signifiers: cars, orange outline, competitive.

Signified:  competitive racing game.

Denotations: two cars

Connotations: two cars racing, competitive game

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