Communication Design } Project Examples
An intermediate studio course in graphic design exploring the fundamental theories and methodologies of visual communication. Development of creative design solutions involving research, information analysis and problem solving in consideration of context, concept, audience and process.
Digital Blackout Challenge }
Students develop a visual communication for a call to action to unplug all digital devices for the period of three days
and reconnect with one’s natural surroundings. This challenge was initially given by adbusters.org.
Stress is placed on image/word relationships, symbols, exploration, originality, and engaging visual communication appropriate for the defined audience.
Design for Communication
How to Get Ideas
Event Branding }
Students select and research a specific cultural event to brand. This project requires investigation, analysis, synthesis, communication, experimentation, defining audience, craft, materials, systems, method, process, and design.
Visual Research: An Introduction to Research Methodologies in Graphic Design
Ian Noble & Russell Bestley