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Mark
Principles of Visual Communication
VISC 204 Studio | Project 1 | Project 2 | Project 3 | Project 4 | Resources

There is no required textbook to purchase for this class.

Readings from a wide variety of sources will be assigned for each project throughout the semester. 

Podcasts I might be listening to while walking to class:


Dirtbag Diaries by Duct Tape then Beer
Design Matters by Debbie Millman
Revisionist History by Malcolm Gladwell
99% Invisible by Roman Mars
How I Built This with Guy Raz
HATS by Butchy Fuego
Sound and Vision by Brian Alfred 
Offshore Insights by Evan Luth


Or watching while I am drawing:
Watch This in a Yurt

Good Sites for Graphic Designers
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www.aiga.org
www.designobserver.com
www.fastcodesign.com
www.underconsideration.com/brandnew
http://library.rit.edu/gda/
https://www.skillshare.com/
https://www.fontshop.com/
http://infosthetics.com/
http://bookcoverarchive.com/
https://thenounproject.com/
https://fontsinuse.com/
https://www.grainedit.com/
https://www.awwwards.com/
https://www.itsnicethat.com/categories/graphic-design
https://dribbble.com/
https://www.flickr.com/creativecommons/
http://www.typophile.com/
https://color.adobe.com/
http://www.lunar.com/fieldguide/tips.html
www.re-nourish.com
sustainability.aiga.org
www.greengraphicdesign.net/downloads.htm#

Pecha Kucha
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What is Pecha Kucha and where did it come from and why?
Tips on giving a timed presentation like this

Books
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Let my People Go Surfing,
by Yvon Chouinard

Graphic Design Theory (Graphic Design in Context),
by Meredith Davis

Type and Image,
by Phillip Meggs

Essentials of Visual Communication,
by Bo Bergström

Green Graphic Design,
by Brian Dougherty

Experience Design,
by Nathan Shedroff

A Designer’s Research Manual: Succeed in Design by Knowing Your Clients and What They Really Need,
by Jennifer Visocky O’Grady and Ken O’Grady

Design For The Real World: HUMAN ECOLOGY AND SOCIAL CHANGE,
by Victor Papanek

The Work of Charles and Ray Eames: A Legacy of Invention
,
by Donald Albrecht

Understanding Comics : the invisible art
,
by Scott McCloud, Northampton, MA : Kitchen Sink Press, 1993.

Visual Explanations,
by Edward Tufte

Data Flow 1 & 2
by R. Klanten