History of Graphic Communication Design II

 

Design and Graphic Arts, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 9182/2020 - 25/09/2020

4.5 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 45,0 T + 3,0 O

Lecturer
- Maria João Bom Mendes dos Santos

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
1. sensitize students to the role of Design and designers in our society;
2. develop critical and interventive skills in the design area, particularly in graphic communication.

Program
1. Futurism, Dadaism and Surrealism;
2. Russian Suprematism and Constructivism;
3. De Stijl;
4. Bauhaus;
5. Jan Tschichold and the New Typography;
6. Eric Gill and the Gill Sans;
7. International Typographic Style;
8. New Wave;
9. American Modernism;
10. Retro Design;
11. The pioneers of digital design

Evaluation Methodology
Mid-term assessment:
Assessment covers the theoretical work carried out in class (50% of the final mark) and a final test (50% of the final mark).

Exam or Resit:
Only students who have completed at least seven theoretical assignments as part of ongoing assessment will be elligible for exam.
As in ongoing assessment, the exam covers the theoretical work carried out in class (50% of the final mark) and a test (50% of the final mark).

Bibliography
- HELLER & CHWAST, S. (1988). From Victorian to post-modern. London: Thames and Hudson
- JULIER, G. (1997). The thames & Hudson dictionary of 20th century design and designers.. London: Thames & Hudson
- FRASCAR, J. (2004). Communication Design, Principles, Methods and Practice. New York: Allworth Press
- BLACKWELL, L. (1993). La tipografia del siglo XX. Madrid: Gustavo Gili
- FIELL, C. (2005). Design do século XX. Londres: Taschen

Method of interaction
1. Lectures supported by audiovisual resources.

Software used in class
Not applicable.