Final Project

Design and Graphic Arts
7.5 ECTS; 3º Ano, 2º Semestre, 45,0 TP + 3,0 OT

Lecturer
- Maria Filipa Ferreira da Silva Pias

Prerequisites
Not applicable

Objectives
1 Ability to develop & present a project
2 Know how to select the support that best suits the needs of a project
3 Coordinate a project in the different stages of development
4 Adapt the project to the existing technical, environmental & economic conditions
5 Production management / quality control

Program
1 Project development: briefing, budget, concept, model, final art, pre-press, printing and post-printing.
2 Selection of suitable formats, supports, finishes press, types, colors, images and printing stains.
3 Integrate sustainability criteria in the development of the project.
4 Professional ethics and contact with customers
5 Quality control.

Evaluation Methodology
There are two moments of evaluation in the frequency period (weighting 40/60%):
1 The first evaluation of the final project takes place in the context of the ARTEC exhibition (40%).
2 The final evaluation of the project will consist of an oral presentation (30%) and delivery a descriptive memory of the project (30%): brief presentation and description of characteristics for the production process.
During the examination period, the evaluation will also consistof an oral presentation and delivery of the project's descriptive memory.

Bibliography
- Myers, D. (2013). The Graphic Designer's Guide to Portfolio Design. New Jersey: Wiley
- Hugues, P. (2010). Exhibition Design. Londres: Laurence King Publishing
- Welsh, C. (2013). Design: Portfolio: Self promotion at its best. Londres: Rockport Publishers
- Shaughnessy, A. (2005). How to Be a Graphic Designer: Without Losing Your Soul. Londres: Laurence King Publishing

Method of interaction
1 Practical classes supported by datashow;
2 Monitoring of individual projects;
3 Guidance in the project presentation;
4 Follow-up and feedback on oral presentations.

Software used in class
It depends on each personal project