GD405 Senior Portfolio

 

Assignment due at
start of each class

7 elements of design
line
color
shape/form
size
value
texture
space

4 principals of design
balance
rhythm
emphasis
unity

   
Weekly assignments:
I. Key point from design related news article to share with class
..... 1. Find a news article related to design - dated no later then a week old
......2. After reading the article be prepared to share with the class a
........................ key point from the article
Articles must have appeared in a newspaper, news magazine i.e. Washington Post, Time, Newsweek, Fortune...
........................."How to design" articles not acceptable
II. Inspirational design sample to share with class
........1. Find a sample of outstanding graphic design
........2. Determine who the design was created for, the audience, and .........................the unique sales or information point
........3. After studying the design, be prepared to share with the class an ........................analyses of which design elements and principals contribute to ........................the effectiveness of the design and it's audience impact