Course detail

Studio II - Graphic Design 2 - summer

FaVU-B2PK-LAcad. year: 2018/2019

Students improve in typography and image processing, in using software tools and knowledge of online environments. They connect practice with theoretical background.

The studio statement is the axis of education in all years of study:

Every Wednesday you will be encouraged and led to find your own way of working.
We focus on discovering a role of today’s graphic designer.
We don’t give an easy guidelines “how to do it”.
You will analyze the assignments, take a stand on them and find solutions.
You will experience the pressure of one-day tasks and the enthusiasm of a completed long-term project.
We cooperate with czech and foreign lecturers and foreign students.
We are more moderators than teachers.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students have knowledge of different disiplines of graphic design. They are able to self-study.

Prerequisites

Knowledge of the field of graphic design, ability to execute projects, teamwork, and discussion of topics. Theoretical and practical experience from the closed third semester of study.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Graphic Design: Now In Production by Ian Albinson (Author), Rob Giampietro (Author), Andrew Blauvelt (Editor) & 1 more Publisher: Walker Art Center (November 30, 2011) http://www.amazon.com/Graphic-Design-Now-In-Production/dp/0935640983/ref=pd_bxgy_b_img_y (EN)
Ladislav Sutnar – Design in Action Praha – New York První monografie o životě a díle Ladislava Sutnara. kolektiv autorů http://neoluxor.cz/umeni/ladislav-sutnar-design-in-action--199250/ (CS)
Left, Right, Up, Down New Directions in Signage and Wayfinding An inspiring collection of the indispensable graphics that help us to find our way effectively. Editors: TwoPoints.Net http://shop.gestalten.com/books/graphic-design/left-right-up-down.html (EN)
Grid systems in graphic design Josef Müller-Brockmann
 A visual communication manual for graphic designers, typographers and three dimensional designers http://www.niggli.ch/buecher_e/items.php?cat=4 (EN)
Graphic Design: Now In Production by Ian Albinson (Author), Rob Giampietro (Author), Andrew Blauvelt (Editor) & 1 more Publisher: Walker Art Center (November 30, 2011) http://www.amazon.com/Graphic-Design-Now-In-Production/dp/0935640983/ref=pd_bxgy_b_img_y Graphic Design: Now In Production by Ian Albinson (Author), Rob Giampietro (Author), Andrew Blauvelt (Editor) & 1 more Publisher: Walker Art Center (November 30, 2011) http://www.amazon.com/Graphic-Design-Now-In-Production/dp/0935640983/ref=pd_bxgy_b_img_y (CS)
Grid systems in graphic design Josef Müller-Brockmann
 A visual communication manual for graphic designers, typographers and three dimensional designers http://www.niggli.ch/buecher_e/items.php?cat=4 (CS)
Typografický manuál (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Group consultations between teacher and students about the assigned semestral tasks. Teaching includes lectures and workshops on semestral (year) theme provided by external lecturers.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Credit and exam. The condition for granting the credit is the presentation and submission of all semestral projects. The studio exam evaluates the assigned task and work and activity throughout the semester.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Teachers determine the theme of semester if it does not fluently pass from previous course topic.
2. The tasks reflect semestral (or yearly) theme.
3. Lecture / workshop of an external lecturer on semestral (or yearly) theme.
4. Head of the studio, assistant and postgraduate student present their know-how and skills from practice.
5. Presentation of the selected semestral project before the committee, comments and marking.
6. Exhibition of selected semestral projects during faculty event “Enter FAVU”.

Aims

Student is knowledgeable in the field of graphic design, can use the potential of the studio team to improve his/her skills.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Lessons are mandatory (maximum 2 absences per semester).

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme Bachelor's

    branch AGD2 , 2. year of study, summer semester, 15 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Seminar

156 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

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