Graphic Design IV

Design and Graphic Arts, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 3359/2013 - 01/03/2013

6 ECTS; 3º Ano, 1º Semestre, 60,0 TP + 4,0 OT

Lecturer
- Maria João Bom Mendes dos Santos

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
1. Distinguish between different communication design projects.
2. Develop critical skills and have a general panorama of graphic design.
3. Be able to produce quality stand-alone work.

Program
1. Study of typeface design.
2. Structured and analytical approaches to graphic design.
3. Making effective and substantial image judgements.
4. Pedagogical and human aspects of graphic design.
5. Graphic design projects.

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous assessment:
Throughout the semester, three practical projects worth 100% of the final grade will be carried out (Project 1: 40%; Project II: 20% and Project III: 40%).
Exam or Re-sit:
In order to be eligible to sit the exam, the students m

Bibliography
- Frutiger, A. (2001). En torno de la tipografia. Barcelona: Editorial Gustavo Gili
- Gray, N. (1986). A history of lettering. Oxford: Phaidon Oxford
- Aicher, O. (1967). Sistemas de signos en la comunicaçión visual. Barcelona: Editorial Gustavo Gili
- Moles, A. (1990). O cartaz. São Paulo: Editora Perspectiva

Method of interaction
1. Lectures making use of datashow.

Software used in class
Adobe Illustrator.