Assessment Graphic Design Level 1

So, in this post I’ve gathered all the key steps of my work. During this course mostly I’ve worked on computer. It’s the main reason why I’ve decided to send the works for assessment in digital form. Only few postcards are exceptions. Anyway, I’ve tryed to make clear how they really look like by scanning

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Assignment five: Abigail’s Party

“Oh no! No choice, please!” – that was my first thought directly after I’ve read the task. I always have big problems with choosing. I even think that I don’t spend enough time on idea development because if I have few good options I just cannot choose one of them to finish. In the end

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Exercise: Magazine pages

  Choose a magazine, newspaper or journal and work out the grid or grids they have used.   For this exercise I’ve chosen an article from “Rolling Stone”. Mostly because this artcle had 6 full pages and didn’t have any advertising. . On this pages you can easely see that they all are made with

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Exercise: Giving information

For this exercise you are going to describe your immediate surroundings using information graphics; this could be a plan of your desk, the layout of your house, the arrangement of objects in your cupboards or your morning journey; anything will do.     Infographic is the visualisation of information. One good image can substitute a

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Exercise: Birthday list

For this exercise you are going to make up a poster list for yourself. It is intended that you keep it pinned to a noticeboard or wall to remind you of the dates and, as it will be there a long time, it needs to look good.   The main thing in this task is

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Exercise: Judging a book by its cover

Choose a book by an author you are familiar with. You are going to design two different covers for it, one using illustrations or photography and the other using just type.   I will start from the distance and talk about how should the book cover look like, from my point of view. I think

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Exercise: The French Hen

So we have a bar for young sophisticated people. Sophisticated. This word itself is assosiated with Art-Deco and Art Nouveau style. I’ve started with some inspiring examples of this style.                                          The fonts I’ve tryed to use.

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Research point: book series

Many hundreds of paperback books have been produced over the years. Look at as many variations as you can find to see how different publishing houses designed their covers and how the covers fit together as a series. Select a particular publishing house and describe their design style in your learning log.   Coralie Bickford-Smith   I will

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Visual diary: vintage matches

In fact, I am coming on different interesting designs almost every day. But most them are not truly catchy. Found. Checked out. Impressed. Forgot. I don’t want to write a post about them. But recently I’ve found a photo of vintage matches, and I was really impressed by them. I decided to find more.  

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Exercise: Chance Housing Association

I’ve checked few websites of the Housing Association. Some of them look really boring. The others, in opposite, quite good. Here are some websites which (compared to others) look nice, and could be approved by our potential client. As for me, most of them still lack individuality. http://www.cluid.ie http://www.lqgroup.org.uk http://www.syha.co.uk http://www.raglan.org http://www.polha.co.uk This one seems

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