Units of Study

MECO6930 - Publication Design

Summer Early, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Megan Le Masurier

Description

Publication design focuses on the design and production of magazines and other small-scale publications in print and online form. The unit of study explores the visual language of contemporary magazines and introduces students to basic design principles. Students learn about the complex interplay of text, image and sequence occurring in magazine design through the practical experience of creating their own publication using Adobe InDesign software. The unit links creative design processes to current digital and print practice.

Assessments

1x500wd digital booklet (15%), 1x500wd text title design (15%), 1x1000wd production and print draft layout (20%), 1x3000wd digital magazine (50%)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

Additional Information

This unit is co-taught between the Department of Media and Communications and the Sydney College of the Arts (SCA).

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