ART421 Visual Communications IV

  • 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.

  • Presenting your Portfolio

      My own first time By Steff Geissbuhler, Chermayeff & Geismar Inc. So there I was, standing in the large lobby of the Marketing and Promotion Department of J.R.Geigy (now Novartis) Pharmaceutical Corporation in Basel, Switzerland, awaiting the arrival of Max Schmid, the head of the then-famous design department. The receptionist asked me to wait … Read More

  • HW #2 – Poster Due – 9/10

    September 6, 2013

    I need a poster redesigned for the next class period. You need to have it printed out before class starts. NO images can be used, one color only (black), on tabloid sheet, no bleed and you can use some graphics but the poster needs to be 70% typographic. Also printout the grid lines as well. … Read More

  • warm-up: typographic variations through changing parameters-2

    September 5, 2013

    Stage 5 • 4 grids  within a 8” x 6” area | no grid lines are required > one color black and 3 tints of that color > 2 fonts  >no repeated type; you must use all the information > 3-2 type sizes   Due:  9/10 Stage 6 • 3 grids open > one color and black; all tints of those … Read More

  • Home work – Due 9/03

    August 29, 2013

    I need you to create a poster for "Global Issues Colloquium" here at Truman. This poster size is 16.5 x 16.5, you can use black color, no bleed and all the value of that color for your design; you must use all the content on the poster I provide you and for you to develop … Read More