GDS 102 Graphic Design History

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

 

 

Fall

2016

Tentative Schedule (11am–1:45pm in L111)

*except as noted below

Assignments

(HW=Homework)

1

Aug
26

Welcome

Handout: Graphic Styles Timeline

Course Information (Syllabus)

GDS News & Announcements

Parkland Tech Resources (e-tools)

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 HW2: Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Film Screening: A Brief History of Title Design

HW1 (due Mon 11:30pm)

Project 1 assigned

Project 2 assigned

Essay assigned

Blog assigned

2

Sept
2

Handout: Marketing Communications Overview

Lecture: What is Graphic Design?

Resource: AIGA Design Salary Survey

Register: Rare Book Library

Preview for HW3: The Governess

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

HW2 (due Mon 11:30pm)

One-Minute Papers assigned

3

Sept
9

Lecture: Eight Ways to Look at Art

Lecture: The Origins of Print

Preview for HW4: The Importance of Being Ernest

Field Trip 1: Rare Book Library

HW3 (due Mon 11:30pm)
4

Sept
16

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 HW5: Bride of the Wind

Field Trip 2: Living Letterpress

HW4 (due Mon 11:30pm)

5

Sept
23

Lecture: The Prudential Logo

Lecture: Victorian Age ( Irving Berlin)

Lecture: Arts & Crafts ( Georges Bizet)

Film Screening: Genius of Design (excerpt)

Lecture: Influential Designers

Film Screening: Objectified (Excerpt)

Film Screening: Hillman Curtis

Preview for HW6: Metropolis

Preview for HW6: The Artist

HW5 (due Mon 11:30pm)
6

Sept 30

Lecture: Art Nouveau ( Claude Debussy)

Field Trip 3: Krannert Art Museum

HW6 (due Mon 11:30pm)
7

Oct
7

Lecture: Early Modern ( Erik Satie)

Film Screening: Un Chien Andalou

Film Screening: Genius of Design (excerpt)

Lecture: Art Deco ( Sarah Vaughn)

Film Screening: L'Or Rouge

Preview for HW8: Down With Love

Preview for HW9: Playtime

Lecture: Design History Style Review

HW7 (due Mon 11:30pm)

8

Oct
14

*Note room change: D019

QUIZ #1

(Midterm grades submitted)

Blog due for midterm (Fri 11:30pm)

Essay due
(Fri 11:30pm)

HW8 (due Mon 11:30pm)

9

Oct
21

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 HW10: Yellow Submarine

HW9 (due Mon 11:30pm)

 

10

Oct
28

Lecture: Swiss / International ( Edgard Varèse)

Weblink: swissincss.com

Film Screening: Vignelli Map

Film Screening: Alien (Titles)

Preview for HW11: Natural Born Killers

Preview for HW11: Jobs

Film Screening: Helvetica

HW10 (due Mon 11:30pm)

11

Nov
4

Lecture: Psychedelia ( Jefferson Airplane)

Film Screening: Arabesque (Titles)

Film Screening: American Artifact

Preview for HW12: Superstar: The Life and Times of Andy Warhol

Preview for HW12: Milton Glaser: To Delight
& Inform

HW11 (due Mon 11:30pm)

 

12

Nov
11

Lecture: Postmodern ( Sonic Youth)

Lecture: Deconstructivism ( Beastie Boys)

Film Screening: Se7en (Titles)

HW12 (due Mon 11:30pm)

13

Nov
18

Lecture: Contemporary ( Lady Gaga)

Film Screening: Gattaca (Titles)

Film Screening: Yu+Co Demo Reel

Lecture: Design History Style Review

Field Trip 4: Surface 51

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

HW13 (due Mon 11:30pm)

 

Nov
25

(Thanksgiving Recess)

14

Dec
2

Project 2 Student Presentations

See Presentation Assignments

HW14 (due Mon 11:30pm)

15

Dec
9

Film Screening: Typeface

Film Screening: Linotype The Film

HW15 (due Mon 11:30pm)

16

Dec
16

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

QUIZ #2

(Final grade submitted 4pm)


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