Readings

Readings are intended to be completed in time for lecture on the given week. All readings are available through Canvas.

Sept 5/6 (Wk 1)

Selections from Sketching User Experiences (Buxton, 2007)
Selections from Graphic Design Thinking: Beyond Brainstorming (Lupton, 2011)

Sept 12/13 (Wk 2)

Selections from Graphic Design: The New Basics (Lupton & Phillips, 2015)
"Icons and Logotypes" (Chpt 5) from Type on Screen (Lupton, 2014)

Sept 19/20 (Wk 3)

Pages 11-71 from Thinking with Type (Lupton, 2nd Ed. 2010)

Sept 26/27 (Wk 4)

Selections from Grid Systems (Muller-Brockmann, 1996)

Oct 3/4 (Wk 5)

Pages 5-48 from This Means This, This Means That: A User's Guide to Semiotics (Hall, 2nd Ed. 2012)

Oct 10/11 (Wk 6)

Selections from Demystifying Public Speaking (Hogan, 2016)

Oct 17/18 (Wk 7)

"Communicating with Colour" (Chpt 1) from Design Elements, Color Fundamentals (Sherin, 2012)

Oct 24/25 (Wk 8)

To be announced.

Oct 31/Nov 1 (Wk 9)

"Delights & Accommodation" (Chpt 9) and "Gifts & Giving" (Chpt 10) from The Shape of Design (Chimero, 2010)
"The Worst Portfolio Ever" (Cornell)

Nov 7/8 (Wk 10)

"Brand Basics" (Chpt 1) and "Brand Ideals" (Chpt 2) from Designing Brand Identity (Wheeler, 2012)

Nov 14/15 (Wk 11)

"Personality" (Chpt 3) from Designing for Emotion (Walter, 2010)
"Horror Vacui" (Lima, 2014)

Nov 21/22 (Wk 12)

Read "Legalities", "Morality", and "Integrity" from Ethics in Graphic Design (Kane)

Nov 28/29 (Wk 13)

No required readings