Tuesday, 5 March 2013

OUGD404: Design Principles - Submission/Examining Work

Submission Deadline 17/04/13, at 12pm in Studio 4.

Which means there is 7 weeks until hand in, inducing this week. 

Submission Requirements
  • Blog with workshop tasks etc…
  • Thumbnail layouts (strong collection)
  • Enlarged and scaled thumbnails with rough measurements
  • Traditional mark-up with margins, guides, grids, size, etc…
  • Digital mark-up.
  • 10 double page spreads or booklet format (content will be made up of 10 things)
  • Consider printing method, format, final outcome
  • Time
  • Design and Layout
They don't all have to follow the same format, they can be different, or similar, it's entirely up to you.

Stuff to know and Find Out
  • What are grids, columns, gutters and margins?
  • What are sub-heads, paragraphs, captions and ligatures?
  • What is DPS and what does it do?
  • What is golden section?
  • Explain why rulers, boxes follow number and drop caps are? What are 'picas', points, and pixels?
Designers to look at, who use Grids

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