Schedule

This schedule is subject to change
WeekTuesdayThursdayFriday Studio
1 JAN 8
- Enrollment 
Lecture: Course introduction
- Review course website

Intro A1: Type and Grid Warmup
- Drawing sprint: thumbnails
- T
utorial on InDesign grids

- Readings assigned: Bigman on The History of the design grid; Lupton on LetterTextGrid
NOTE: For the  Lupton reading, focus on the Grids section first
 JAN 10
Lecture: Type and Grid
- Readings quiz and discussion
- A1 Draft Crit
Intro A2: Poster Design 
- (A2 sketches due 1/15)

- Readings assigned: Christensen on Critique at Facebook

DUE TODAY: 
- Stage 1 Sketches 
- Stage 2 & 3 layouts (4 digital layouts printed on paper) 

- Read Bigman/Lupton (in-class Quiz 1)
 JAN 11
- A1 FINAL CRIT

DUE TODAY:
- Stage 4 final two digital layouts printed on paper

- A1 Final PDF submitted on Canvas by 11:59p
2 JAN 15
Lecture: Visual Organization
- Review example posters
- Readings assigned: 
Meggs (1992) pg 1-15 and 17-67 

DUE TODAY:

- A2 Sketches - bring to class (share/discuss if time) 
- Read Christensen (reading reflection due by 11:59 pm Mon)
 JAN 17
Lecture: Images and Color
- A2 Interim Crit


DUE TODAY: 
-Digital iterations for your poster (bring at least two variations printed)
 JAN 18
- A2 work (bring posters/laptops)
Read Meggs (in-class Quiz 2)

3 JAN 22
A2 FINAL CRIT
Intro A3: Egg Drop Device
- Readings assigned:  TBD 

DUE TODAY:
 
- A2 final poster design printed on paper and mounted on foam core
- A2 final PDF with all deliverables (due by 11:59pm)
 JAN 24
Lecture: Prototyping Techniques + Working With Materials
-A3 sketches in class in pairs, working from list of A3 approved materials


DUE TODAY: 
Sketches
 JAN 25
- A3 work

DUE TODAY: 
Early A3 P1 physical testing with eggs
4 JAN 29
- TBA

DUE TODAY: 
- TBA
 JAN 31
- TBA

DUE TODAY: 
- TBA
 FEB 1
5 FEB 5
- TBA

DUE TODAY: 
- TBA
 FEB 7
- TBA

DUE TODAY: 
- TBA
 FEB 8
6 FEB 12
- TBA

DUE TODAY: 
- TBA
 FEB 14
- TBA

DUE TODAY: 
- TBA
 FEB 15
7 FEB 19
- TBA

DUE TODAY: 
- TBA
 FEB 21
- TBA

DUE TODAY: 
- TBA
 FEB 22
8 FEB 26
- TBA

DUE TODAY: 
- TBA
 FEB 28
- TBA

DUE TODAY: 
- TBA
 MAR 1
9 MAR 5
- TBA

DUE TODAY: 
- TBA
 MAR 7
- TBA

DUE TODAY: 
- TBA
 MAR 8
10 MAR 12
- TBA

DUE TODAY: 
- TBA
 MAR 14
- TBA

DUE TODAY: 
- TBA
 MAR 15
Final