DESIGN STUDIES 3

VPA2DS3

Not currently offered

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

Design Studies 3 extends the exploration into a variety of design industry practices in advertising, publishing, editorial and information design on a range of platforms. Projects support a growing understanding of design industry sectors and project outcomes are developed to an industry presentation visual standard. Attention is paid to typographic design, copy and text, creation and application of visual imagery, photographic, illustrative and contemporary marketing concepts. Subject matter is explored through formal briefings and theoretical discussions, and further developed by critique of project outcomes with industry, client, peer/ colleague, and lecturer focus.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorJacqueline Millner

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites VPA1DS1 or VPA1DS2 or coordinators approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions CORE subject for ABCAB (Graphic Design) and ABCAM (Graphic Design)

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Develop discipline proficiencies for designing for a challenging print format where scale and view are changeable.

Activities:
Workshop with pre-supplied materials. Self study exercise.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Develop persuasive skills around message making for the design industry.

Activities:
Debates and role plays. Discussion forum.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

03. Apply effective work approaches to design and complete a complex industry design task with an external brief

Activities:
Self study exercise. Peer review, shared files/drawings. Guest lecture.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

04. Demonstrate developing professional skills in typographic design

Activities:
Peer review. Workshop.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Apply effective written documentation detailing the design benefit to a client

Activities:
Discussion in class.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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