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Designing for Understanding
VISC 204 Studio | Project 1 | Project 2 | Project 3 | Project 4 | Resources


There is no required textbook to purchase for this class.

PACKAGING TEMPLATES HERE

Readings from a wide variety of sources will be assigned just-about weekly throughout the semester. Especially from Graphic Design Theory, by Meredith Davis.

Software Tutorials are available from lynda.com.
Class Code: jeremy_viscom password: viscom


Reference resources for the class include:


www.aiga.org
www.designobserver.com
www.thecleanestline.com
www.thedieline.com
www.fastcodesign.com
www.underconsideration.com/brandnew


Podcast I listen to while walking to class:


Dirtbag Diaries, by Duct Tape then Beer


Sustainability
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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

Things That Make Us Smart,
by Donald Norman

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