GDS 102 Graphic Design History

Home Page: gds.parkland.edu/gds/102
Instructor: Paul Young

 

 

Spring

2016

Tentative Schedule (11am–1:45pm)

*except as noted below

Assignments

(HW=Homework)

1

Jan

15

Welcome

Handout: Graphic Styles Timeline

Course Information (Syllabus)

GDS News & Announcements

facebook.com/pkld.gds (like us!)

ParklandOne Password Station

Microsoft Office 365

Got Gmail?

Demo: Google Slides (download sample)

How do I start a blog? (FAQ)

Demo: pixlr.com (download sample)

Lecture: Why Study History?

Preview for HW#2: Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Film Screening: A Brief History of Title Design

HW#1 (due Mon 11:30pm)

Blog assigned

Project 1 assigned

Project 2 assigned

Essay assigned

2

Jan

22

Handout: Marketing Communications Overview

Lecture: What is Graphic Design?

Resource: AIGA Design Salary Survey

Film Screening: Objectified (Excerpt)

Register: Rare Book Library

Preview for HW#3: The Governess

Seminar: Research in Parkland Library (R227)
(also see Library Course Guide)

HW#2 (due Mon 11:30pm)

One-Minute Papers assigned

3

Jan

29

Lecture: Eight Ways to Look at Art

Lecture: The Origins of Print

Preview for HW#4: The Importance of Being Ernest

Field Trip 1: Rare Book Library

HW#3 (due Mon 11:30pm)
4

Feb

5

Handout: Graphic Arts vs Media Arts

Lecture: Graphic Arts Techniques

Resource: What is a Print? (MOMA)

Film Screening: Goya's Ghosts (Copperplate Demo)

FIlm Screening: Linotype the Film (Trailer)

Preview for HW#5: Bride of the Wind

Field Trip 2: Living Letterpress

HW#4 (due Mon 11:30pm)

5

Feb

12

Lecture: The Prudential Logo

Lecture: Victorian Age ( Irving Berlin)

Lecture: Arts & Crafts ( Georges Bizet)

Film Screening: Genius of Design (excerpt)

Lecture: Influential Designers

Preview for HW#6: Metropolis

Preview for HW#6: The Artist

HW#5 (due Mon 11:30pm)
6

Feb

19

Lecture: Art Nouveau ( Claude Debussy)

Film Screening: Un Chien Andalou

Field Trip 3: Krannert Art Museum

HW#6 (due Mon 11:30pm)
7

Feb

26

Lecture: Early Modern ( Erik Satie)

Film Screening: Genius of Design (excerpt)

Lecture: Art Deco ( Sarah Vaughn)

Film Screening: L'Or Rouge

Preview for HW#8: Down With Love

Preview for HW#9: Playtime

Lecture: Design History Style Review

HW#7 (due Mon 11:30pm)
8

Mar

4

*Note room change: D019

QUIZ #1

(Midterm grades submitted)

Essay due
(Fri 11:30pm)

Blog due for midterm (Fri 11:30pm)

HW#8 (due Mon 11:30pm)

9

Mar

11

Lecture: American Kitsch ( Frank Sinatra)

Film Screening: The Jetsons (Episode)

Lecture: Late Modern ( Elmer Bernstein)

Film Screening: Art & Copy (Excerpt)

Film Screening: Man With the Golden Arm (Titles)

Film Screening: Catch Me If You Can (Titles)

Preview for HW#10: Yellow Submarine

HW#9 (due Mon 11:30pm)

 

10

Mar

18

Lecture: Swiss / International ( Edgard Varèse)

Weblink: swissincss.com

Film Screening: Vignelli Map

Film Screening: Alien (Titles)

Preview for HW#11: Natural Born Killers

Preview for HW#11: Jobs

Film Screening: Helvetica

 
 

Mar

25

(Spring Vacation) HW#10 (due Mon 11:30pm)
11

Apr
1

Lecture: Psychedelia ( Jefferson Airplane)

Film Screening: Arabesque (Titles)

Film Screening: American Artifact

Preview for HW#12: Superstar: The Life and Times of Andy Warhol

Preview for HW#12: Milton Glaser: To Delight
& Inform

HW#11 (due Mon 11:30pm)

 

12

Apr

8

Lecture: Postmodern ( Sonic Youth)

Lecture: Deconstructivism ( Beastie Boys)

Film Screening: Se7en (Titles)

HW#12 (due Mon 11:30pm)

13

Apr

15

Lecture: Contemporary ( Lady Gaga)

Film Screening: Gattaca (Titles)

Film Screening: Yu+Co Demo Reel

Lecture: Design History Style Review

Field Trip 4: Surface 51

HW#13 (due Mon 11:30pm)
14

Apr

22

Project 2 Student Presentations

See Presentation Assignments

HW#14 (due Mon 11:30pm)
15

Apr
29

Film Screening: Typeface

Film Screening: Linotype The Film

Blog due for final grading
(Fri 11:30pm)

HW#15 (due Mon 11:30pm)

16

May 6

*Note room & time change: 2-4pm in D019

QUIZ #2

(Final grade submitted 4pm)

 


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