DESIGN STUDIES 1

VPA1DS1

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

An introduction to the realisation of visual concepts through theoretical consideration of design elements - Composition, Spatial Layout, Scale, Placement, Structure - through the application of basic design elements - colour, texture form and image. Conceptual development is encouraged as links between visual image, text and idea are established through applied projects.

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGeoff Hocking

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsGraphic design basics,RecommendedArntson, A. 2007THOMSON
ReadingsThe art of color: the subjective experience and objective rationale of colour,RecommendedItten, J. , 1961REINHOLD PUB. CORP.
ReadingsThe graphic designer's guide to effective visual communication,RecommendedKnight, C. and Glaser, J., 2005ROTOVISION

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeoff Hocking

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours practical other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Design Basics: Elements 400 word equivalent)10
Design application: Concept poster (800 word equivalent)20
Design application: Packaging (800 word equivalent)20
Design application: Text and layout (800 word equivalent)20
Design basics: Principles (400 word equivalent)10
Design basics: Typographic form (800 word equivalent)20

Mildura, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNeil Fettling

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours practical other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Design Basics: Elements 400 word equivalent)10
Design application: Concept poster (800 word equivalent)20
Design application: Packaging (800 word equivalent)20
Design application: Text and layout (800 word equivalent)20
Design basics: Principles (400 word equivalent)10
Design basics: Typographic form (800 word equivalent)20