Digital Design Survey: Week 4 lecture

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Digital Design Survey: Week 4 lecture

  1. 1. Week 4: Trends in GraphicDesignMMDP 101: Digital Design Survey
  2. 2. Goals for this Week• Understand possible career paths ingraphic design• Understand the recent trends in the designfield• Identify tools that you can use for designinspiration• Begin building a solid portfolio
  3. 3. Job Search: Identify the marketplace• Do a search on Craigslist or Indeed. Whatkinds of jobs do you see?• Find a job that interests you. What kindsof things are the employers looking for?
  4. 4. What are the trends that wesee?
  5. 5. Conversation with Jon and Cole
  6. 6. Exploration of Career Options
  7. 7. Steven Bucher: Print Designer
  8. 8. Typographic Design
  9. 9. Interactive Book Design
  10. 10. What skills does it take to do thesejobs?
  11. 11. Job Search• Where are designers working?• What are the benefits of working for abigger company?
  12. 12. Recent Trends in Design1. Typography2. Illustrations3. Photography4. Minimalist Design5. Vibrant and Bold Colors6. Patterns and Texture7. Infographics8. Motion GraphicsSource
  13. 13. Examples of current work
  14. 14. Matt Stevens
  15. 15. James White
  16. 16. Charles Williams
  17. 17. Bluerock Design
  18. 18. Capturing Inspiration
  19. 19. The Old School Method• Designers would created mood board /vision boards• Helps them establish palettes andinspiration for future projects
  20. 20. The New SchoolSocial BookmarkingTools
  21. 21. Social Bookmarking• In what ways do these differ?– Delicious and Digg– Pinterest– Social readers like Zite and Flipboard– Ffffound.com– Behance– Dribbble
  22. 22. Discover a DesignerAssignment
  23. 23. Building a Solid Portfolio
  24. 24. What do you think is important inbuilding a portfolio?
  25. 25. Pro Tips for Building a Portfolio• Include Appropriate Examples• Provide Context to Your Work• Non-client work is acceptable• Constantly revise it• Index / Organize your Portfolio• Photograph printed work• Create a blog
  26. 26. Work for this Week• Week 4 Online Discussion: Find 3designers whose work inspires you• Update your website with Portfolio material• Adobe Bridge Videos and Quiz• Adobe Bridge: Extra Credit Activity

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