March 31, 2009
Historical Context Paper Due 3.20.09 Contemporary Context Annotated Bibliography and Abstract Due 3.23.09 Contemporary Context Rough Draft Due by 11:59pm 4.06.09 via email (Three page overview or outstanding outline) Contemporary Context Paper Due 4.27.09
March 30, 2009
Please post a comment to this post if you are interested in watching the documentary film Bomb It on Wednesday April 15th at 7pm (somehow it's fitting to watch something anti-establishment on tax day). There is no commitment on your part. I just want a general idea if there is interest.
March 27, 2009
Hello Class, Here is a video of a talk by the designer/writer Kenya Hara. In this talk he explains the ancient Japanese ideology of Emptiness, not to be confused with the Western ideology of minimalism/modernism.
March 25, 2009
Postmodernism: READING: Meggs, pp. 466-87; Woodham, pp. 183-203
Hello Class, As mentioned in class here is a link to an example of a case study.Toyota Scion Here are a couple of files you can download.Case Study 1Case Study 2 Finally, go to the AIGA website and type in "Case Study" in the search feature and check out all the examples listed on the … Read More
March 23, 2009
Please post a comment to this post if you are interested in watching the documentary film Sketches of Frank Gehry on Wednesday April 8th at 7pm. There is no commitment on your part. I just want a general idea if there is interest.
March 21, 2009
I found this 1991 interview on YouTube where designer Miggs Burroughs interviews Paul Rand. While not the wittiest of conversations, Miggs does let Rand go off on tangents where he does make some profound comments.
Hello Class, You can start posting your paper abstracts here. Just click on the comments link below and paste your 250 word(ish) abstract and annotated bibliography. The abstract and bibliography doesn't have to be in any style (APA, MLA, Chicago, etc). With the abstract, I'm looking for clear examples of what you plan to discuss … Read More
March 20, 2009
The New York School, The New Advertising: READING: Meggs, pp. 374-398
March 16, 2009
International Style & Corporate Identity: READING: Meggs, pp. 356-73; Meggs, pp. 399-414; Woodham, 141-63