Monthly Archives: September 2013


September 30, 2013

"Walking the Tightrope: Leveraging Social Media for Success"  (Co-sponsored by Delta Sigma Pi) Brian Cross, Elasticity Truman graduate and CEO tells the story of how he made his own path in social media. 7:15-8:00 pm SUB Activities Room

Student Examples of Covers

September 26, 2013

Mastheads examples

September 24, 2013

Professional Student examples:

Self Promotion

September 22, 2013

Here are some examples. Here are some links to some other examples that a student found:   Project is due Oct 8

Magazine Terms:

September 19, 2013

folio  a page number, can also be accompanied by footer information  (mag. name, date, vol.#, etc.) nameplate, logotype  name or title of a magazine, as it appears on the cover  (usually  across the top). table of contents (TOC) list of elements included in a magazine; may be part  of a page, an entire page, or multiple pages. masthead … Read More

Visual Communication Magazine Timeline

Sept. 19    Project Overview, components, Q&A                 Review and analysis of 4 different magazines grid structures, departments, features, and table of contents.  _____ Sept.  24     Audience/Mission Statement Due.  Present researched  articles on chosen topic and name possibilities. See research on your inspirational spreads (4 ex.) Sept. 26   … Read More

Visual Communications Magazine

 Mission Declaration of purpose, defined by the qualities  and values you want to project ->reflect ideals underscored by becoming aware of who your  audience is… You can clarify the purpose by creating specific objectives  that will provide a framework for your publication. ->Goal seeking: considering style, character, point of view, and visual approach Understand who … Read More

Bring to class 9/19

September 18, 2013

Please bring 2 to 4 magazines to the next class, these do not have to be new magazines.

What designers must learn

September 17, 2013

  Eric Madsen, The Office of Eric Madsen My impression after interviewing students over the years is that there is generally very little awareness of the graphic design profession at the high school level. It doesn’t seem to have changed much since I was in high school, but let’s face it, there haven’t been many … Read More

Interview questions

Here are the interview questions in Download Senior interview questions in pdf format.