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Week 12: New Steps

This week delved into the ramifications of design and the future that we are shaping for ourselves. It looked at how the steps we take...

Week 11: Trends and Environments

This week we explored how semiotics and symbolism can affect how a design is interpreted by its audience. While the designer might have...

Week 10: Type and Page

This week is all about type! From kerning to the x-height, the materials from the course cover how different typefaces can convey...

Week 9: Message Delivered

This week has us looking at the medium we're creating our designs with, as well as the overall message being portrayed in our pieces....

Week 8: Skills and Making

This week is all about recognizing our shortcomings as designers and using them to our advantage. A good designer is one that understands...

Week 7: Research and Theory

This week is all about the research methodologies that designers can use to influence their design practices. While it may not seem like...

Week 6: Noticing the Ignored

There's a certain art in truly studying the things around you. When you come home, do you notice how it smells when you first open the...

Week 5: Thoughts on Ideas

Not only are there a variety of ways to solve problems, but there are also a number of ways in which to go about actually coming to a...

Week 4: The Self & Identity

Despite spending our whole lives within our heads and acting out our days, truly having a sense of self can come from a number of places....

Week 3: Fields of Practice

Introduction As technology advances, it can seem like the world is becoming more connected. However, this can also mean that the world is...

Week 2: Industry Today

As important as it is to look at the past, it's equally as important to look at the present. That's where this week's materials come in!...