Outline- F18

***Class Rules and Expectations

Every class has a reading assignment and you need to upload your assignment to the Google Drive before class starts.
please check the specific questions for each assignment on the reading menu on the site.

LECTURE CLASS ACTIVITIES/ASSIGNMENTS
1
Aug 28
Introduction to Graphic Design History

Ch1. The Invention of Writing
GD_History_Chapter1_Class

  1. Class Discussion(Tell us a little about you)
  2. Introduction to Assignment1

ASSIGNMENTS (DUE BY NEXT CLASS)

  • Reading Assignment Week1(Chapter01)
  • Assignment1 Draft
2
Sep4
Ch2. Alphabets
GD_History_Chapter2_Class

Ch3. The Asian Contribution
GD_History_Chapter3_Class

History of Printing & Typography

  1. Assignment1 Review
  2. Team Work(Emoticon or Emoji), TeamA & TeamB
  3. Syllabus Receipt Form
  4. Quiz1 announcement/Laptop, open book

ASSIGNMENTS(DUE BY NEXT CLASS)

3
Sep 11
Ch4. Illuminated Manuscripts
Ch5. Printing Comes to Europe
GD_History_Chapter4_Class
  1. Quiz(Chapter1, 2, and 3)
    30 questions Bring your laptop and textbook
  2. Watch Helvetica 1/2
  3. Class Discussion(The characteristics of an alphabet)
  4. Assignment1 Draft Review

ASSIGNMENTS(DUE BY NEXT CLASS, Due by Sep 18)

  • Reading Assignment Week3
  • Assignment1 Submission
4
Sep 18
Special Topic:
Type and PrintingGD_History_Chapter5_Class *Revised
  1. Assignment1 due(Final)
  2. Helvetica Movie 2/2
  3. Introduction to Assignment2
  4. Class Discussion (Learning about Typography and Printing)

ASSIGNMENTS(DUE BY NEXT CLASS, Due by Sep 25)

  • Assignment2 Draft
  • Reading assignment Week4

5
Sep 25

Ch6. The German Illustrated Book

GD_History_Chapter6_Class

PopQuiz_TYPE test

  1. Review Assignment2 Draft
  2. Hatch Show Print
  3. Type Quiz
  4. Group Discussion

ASSIGNMENTS(DUE BY NEXT CLASS)

  • Quiz2 (ch. 4, 5, 6)
  • Assignment2 Draft
  • Reading assignment Week4

6
Oct2

Ch7. Renaissance Graphic Design
Ch8. An Epoch of Typographic Genius
Quiz 2(ch. 4, 5, 6)

 

7

Oct 9

Ch9. Graphic Design and the Industrial Revolution partI
Ch9. Graphic Design and the Industrial Revolution partIIIntroduction to Project1Project1- Concept Development
8
Oct 16
Ch10. The Arts and Crafts Movement and Its Heritage

Ch11. Art Nouveau

***Art_Nuveau_Art_Deco_Russian_Constructivism

Project1- Review a draft

Quiz 3(ch. 7, 8, 9) 
9
Oct 23
 

Ch12. The Genesis of Twentieth-Century Design

Project1-submission (PDF and Print)

Introduction to Project2

10
Oct 30
(online)

***Online lecture***

No class meeting today! 

Please post discussion1 and 2 comments on the discussion board on Blackboard by Oct 30!!!

 

You will need to post 2 discussion postings this week:

Forum Discussion 1: Publication Design (Part 1) Due by Oct. 30th

Go through these links related to publication design and then post discussion comments on the discussion board on Blackboard.

Tschichold 01 | 02

Historical reference to Editorial/Publication Design
Cipe Pineles | Bradbury Thompson | Fred Woodward | David Carson’s site | Dick Bruna |Das Plakat | Speak Magazine | Emigre Magazine | Big magazine (go to back issues) |

Publication Designers
Chip Kidd

Design studios and graphic designers who design magazines and books
Pentagram (editorial) | Pentagram (Books) | Elizabeth Avedon (bio) |

Sites and resources dedicated to Book design
Book Design Review |
 Retro Books |

After going through all these links, please do the following:

1. Post 1 comment. Comment on some aspect to any of the things you have watched or read through.

2. Post a response… respond to one of the comments listed.

Make sure you label your postings. Also, be aware that some other people may have similar postings. So be original if possible.

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Forum Discussion 2: Publication Design (Part 2) Due by Oct 30th

Check out these books:
Learners” (Chip Kidd designed)
Things I Have Learned In My Life So Far (Stefan Sagmeister designed)

Amir Fallah (Beautiful Decay Magazine) – He is not a graphic designer, but he started a magazine that you should be aware of.

Video (3 minutes)

Look at the website:
Beautiful Decay

Digital publication revolution 
Conde Nast | Wired | Martha Stewart Living 01 | Martha Stewart 02

Alice for the iPad | Apps for Kids |

The Art of the Book (1 hour & 43 minutes)
You can watch the whole video or choose one of the three speakers. You can scroll through to find the speaker.
(00:00 -Milton Glaser) (22:50 – Chip Kidd)

In addition, you should watch video from the lecture, The Art of the Book (1 hour & 43 minutes)

Other resources
How to become a Publication Designer

After going through all these links, post discussion comments on the discussion forum on Blackboard. Please do the following:

1. Post 1 question…. write a question that you would like clarification on that related to the things you have watched or read through.

2. Post 1 answer… Answer one of the questions posted. This means you may have to do some inquiries into the reading to find the answer.

Make sure you label your postings. Also, be aware that some other people may have similar postings. So be original if possible.

11
Nov6
Ch 13. The Influence of Modern Art

Bauhaus-New_Tyopography

Quiz 4(ch. 10, 11, 12) 
12
Nov 13
Ch14. Pictorial Modernism
Ch 15. A New Language of Form

Project2: Presentation part1How to apply for Scholarship?
A guest speaker: Rachel D Mason <rdmason@csuchico.edu>
13
Nov20
Ch17. The Modern Movement in America
Ch18. The International Typographic StyleProject2: Presentation part2SET Fall 2017 – Online
Quiz 5(ch. 13, 14, 15)
14
No 27
Thanksgiving Break 
15
Dec 4
Ch 19. The New York School
Ch 20-21. Corporate Identity and Visual Systems and the Conceptual Image
Quiz 6(ch. 16, 17, 18) 
16
Dec11
Ch 22, 23, and 24
Dec 18 Project3 Presentation
12:00-1:50
Quiz 7(ch. 19, 20, 21)  

Project 3 Final Submissions

  • Poster + Clock
  • PDF Paper

The schedule as presented in this calendar is subject to change with adequate notification.