Monthly Archives: November 2019

Week 28 (part 3) – Analysing the Use of Design Fundamentals

Learning Activity Analysing the Use of Design Fundamentals Choose any one of the illustrations from the lesson “Design Drawing” and answer the following questions (when submitting your feedback – also provide the illustration you chose). I chose this Tahier Variawa’s … Continue reading

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Week 28 (part 2) – Applying Philosophy to Design 1

Learning exercise nro2.  Design an A4 poster for a humanitarian cause you feel passionate about. For example, creating awareness and a call for action against human trafficking. You must apply pastiche to your design. Use a style of propaganda used … Continue reading

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Week 28 (part 1) – Graphic Design and History in the Making

Focusing on Design With A Conscience Sheppard Fairey “Frank Shepard Fairey is an American contemporary graphic designer and illustrator who emerged from the skateboarding scene. He first became known for his ‘Andre the Giant Has a Posse’” (…OBEY…) (www.obeygiant.com) sticker … Continue reading

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Week 27 – Design History and Styles (part 2)

1. Objective observation During the interview, Marian mentions, “When I worked at Digitopolis, I was working almost entirely on the computer, basically the computer and with photography. And now I am using a wide variety of materials, sometimes still involved with … Continue reading

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Week 27 – Design History and Styles

1. Research on the Swiss International Style I would define the Swiss International Style as following. It originated from Switzerland in the 1940’s and was the base of the development in Graphic Design during the mid 20th century. The style … Continue reading

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