Design Projects 2: Visual Design Thinking

Description

This course introduces students to the integration of a variety of visual media, processes and practices into visual communication projects. It explores brief definition and development, idea generation, design prototyping and project implementation and execution. It emphasises the importance of thinking, communicating and reflecting through visual forms.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Conceive and design for a variety of visual communication formats;

2. Experiment with the interplay between content, image, type and graphic elements;

3. Generate content for relevant design formats;

4. Complete design projects to an acceptable production standard.

Content

Topics will include:

  1. Brief definition and development
  2. Design prototyping, experimentation, and selection;
  3. Project execution and management;
  4. Design for appropriate formats.

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): DESN1150. Students who have successfully completed DESN1150 are not eligible to enrol in DESN1021.

Assessment Items

Journal: Journal

Presentation: Presentations - Individual

Written Assignment: Essays/Written Assignments

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 4 Weeks

Studio

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 11 Weeks

Workshop

Face to Face On Campus 6 hour(s) per Week for 1 Weeks