Overview of important images from ch 1-5

  Exam Review Slides  This keynote file contains a collection of images you can expect to see on the Exam, you may be asked to visually identify various things such as period, context, significance, or what specific ( format, style, principle ) they embody. You should also expect to see a few of the questions … Continued


chapter 5 Keynote & Study Questions

Chapter 5 Keynote Files Download a pdf of Study Questions   Chapter 5   • In the Enlightenment era, an increase in the variety and distribution of printed matter helped establish communities among readers who were connected by common interests and beliefs, rather than geographical proximity; and distinctive designs made these media visually identifiable.   … Continued


Chapter 4 keynote file & study questions

Chapter 4 Key points   • Graphic design in the Renaissance was formally and technically bound to the development of letterpress printing.   • Late Medieval letterforms, page formats, and layout conventions were standardized as they migrated to printed forms, and print had a similar effect on other disciplines, establishing norms of written composition, rhetoric, … Continued


Extra credit homework

Design a set of modern day pictograms (at least 10), and string them together to create a few  phrases. This may be done digitally ( with Illustrator or photoshop) or by hand. This assignment is worth up to 10 extra points on your next exam, if completed prior to taking it. It is worth up … Continued


Keynote files Chapters 2 & 3 & study questions

Chapter 2 Chapter 3   Chapter 2 • In the Classical period, graphic design became a component of literacy. Design literacy suggests the existence of a common cultural understanding of the meaning of the visual forms, as well as the materials and contexts, of graphic information.   • In Classical culture, the functions of written … Continued