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DH 12: Modern Design 04/19/19

FINAL ASSIGNMENTS:
MINOR PROJECT #2: Due 04/26/18
Enlightenment /Denis Diderot
Ex:
MAJOR PROJECT – FINAL: Due 05/03 – 05/10 Present
Part 1a: Building from Plans
Part 1b: Designing from History
Ex: Alarm Clock, Atlatl 2.0, Posters

Followers of Ned Ludd
What is it?
Modernism in a Painting…
or two.
A new Visual Language
Modernist Architect
Sagrada Familia, inside and outside
The Basilica
Parc
At around the same time
Casa Batllo: Dragon
Furniture as well…
La Pedrera

VIDEO: Craft Movement
Examples: Form and Function
Furniture, and much more
VIDEO: Bauhaus in a Nutshell
The Bauhaus
Happy Birthday: Women in Bauhaus

ASSIGNMENT:
VIDEO: Walter Gropius – The Dessau Bauhaus
READ: We all live in a Bauhaus
Need more? Just for fun…

PP 12: 04/16/19

REVIEW:
Start uploading content – Portfolio, website.
– Email me an alpha URL today.

Edit Business card design
– Opportunity to get class feedback today.

Streaming Project Presentation:
1. Introduce your project. What was it, how was it SUPPOSED to work?
2. How did you promote the event? Show examples
3. Identify the team, and what their roles were.
4. Walk us through. What happened?
5. Show some of the archives
6. What worked? What did not work? What could have gone better?
7. If you could do it again, what would you change?
8. Present metrics. The audience, reach, interactivity.

Coming Up –
Mock Interviews: 04/23
Visit Flyclops: 04/30

Check this out.

DH 11: AGE OF ENLIGHTENMENT 04/12/19

Some of the Greats
Map: Italy
The Press leads to a backlash
Age of Science continues
Dennis D’s Wikipedia
VIDEO: His Encyclopedia
Classification EN
Revolution
Art and design of the times
Machine Tools – Example
Water Power Plus
Steam Power
The Steam Age
Powered Transportation
How does it work?
French Steel
Penn Hospital is born from the Enlightenment.
Industry
Canals today
Philly Steel

Birth of digital computing
Babbage
Diff Eng
Ancient calculator
Pascaline and innards
Automata at the FI
VIDEO: Lost art of Automatons alive
VIDEO: Diff Engine in action
VIDEO: TED ED
Countess
Jacquard Loom in acton and results
First Computer, that never was…
…but may still be

FINAL ASSIGNMENTS:
MINOR PROJECT #2: Due 04/26/18
Enlightenment /Denis Diderot
Ex:

MAJOR PROJECT – FINAL: Due 05/03 – 05/10
Part 1a: Building from Plans
Part 1b: Designing from History

PP 11: 04/09/19

REVIEW:
Create a Live Streaming or Asynchronous Media plan. Present.
– should involve interaction with a live audience (of some type)
– must be AT LEAST 3-10 minutes in length
– Technical details
– Schedules: Launch date/time
– Dry runs are important
– Promotional efforts
– Results: Include metrics. How many participated, interactions, etc.

Examples
1. Media content with interaction – A one-time event ***
2. Make art or stage a performance and make it “live” **
3. Asynchronous – Meaning serialized (more than 1 episode. video or audio – Podcast) **

Edit Business card design
– Opportunity to get class feedback next week.
– Research printing solutions.

Start uploading content – Portfolio, website.
– Email me an alpha URL by next week.
– Opportunity to get class feedback next week

IN CLASS:
Work on your streaming plan and process.

ASSIGNMENT:
Before next class, put on your streaming event.
Present:
1. Introduce your project. What was it, how was it SUPPOSED to work?
2. How did you promote the event? Show examples
3. Identify the team, and what their roles were.
4. Walk us through. What happened?
5. Show some of the archives
6. What worked?
7. What did not work? What could have gone better?
8. If you could do it again, what would you change?
9. Present metrics. The audience, reach, interactivity.

DH 09: The Individual Designer 04/05/10

Original design: The Wheel
Classics in style
Who is this?
Proto Movable type
Pictograph to actual “writing”
Before Printing Press. Tiresome but lovely….
Pre printing
The mother of all printing presses.
Significance of the mint
My man, Johanne
Holy MT!
Who paid for this?
Luther and the broadsheet and how he went “viral”
Changed the world?

Peas in a pod?
Designer vs Artist?
Works
Fame from important painting and drawing. Classic!
The Human Form
And then the gears of war
Hand of David
La Mama Mia
Technological Leap called a “lock”
Add a wheel…
Crank and Rod
Valuable? Hell yes!!!

Watch

ASSIGNMENT:
READ: Leonardo or Michelangelo: who is the greatest?
READ/Listen: Luther went “Viral”
VIDEO: Watch “The Day the Universe Changed”

PP 10: 04/02/19

REVIEW:
– Experiment with FB live. Try it out!
– Experiment with Instagram live. Try it out!
– Post archives to your scratch site
*** But first, uoMe ***
– The first draft of Business card Design (+ optional letterhead)
— Incorporate feedback
— Iterative process
Ready to Print?
Cheap?
– Do the research. Talk to people.
– Business card: Due as part of your Final.

Live Streaming vs. Asynchronous Media
What is the difference?
Examples – email, youtube channels, podcasts
Yes, podcasting is a thing.

– Get into Groups of 2-3
Next week, come in with a Live Streaming or Asynchronous Media plan.
– should involve interaction with a live audience
– must be AT LEAST 5-10 minutes in length
– Include metrics. How many participated, etc.
– Technical details: Schedule

1. Media content with interaction – A one-time event ***
2. Make art or stage a performance. More of a “Broadcast model” with limited interactivity but still “live” **
3. Asynchronous – Meaning serialized (more than 1 episode. video or audio – Podcast) **

ASSIGNMENT:
Create a Live Streaming or Asynchronous Media plan. Present.
Edit Business card design
Start uploading content – Portfolio, website.

DH 08: Presentations 03/29/19

Present!
Upload your Answers + Presentation to Digication

Armor was Global.
Some Modern Armor is design as practically well.
Balance – design and counter design
Evolution. Local Example.

Don’t forget the buildings…
There’s a starman waiting in the sky
First Atlas
Is this a map?
Survey all of the land
Egypt and Geometry
One of the oldest
World according to Greeks
Silk Map
Tabula
Medieval World
The age of exploration
We are used to this. Have a look at older examples I brought in.
Compare
READ: 12 Maps

PP 09: 03/26/19

REVIEW:
Practice & Preparation (DUE: 03/26):
Research – find at least 3 (three) companies you could see yourself working for (the companies can be in more than one industry). Research the companies. Learn all you can about them. How would you make this company better?
Practice – Come up with the 10 questions you think they would ask you and think about your answers. Then, come up with 10 questions YOU would ask in an interview.
Briefly review in class. Turn in (Digication)
– GIVE a quick summary

STRATEGY:
1. Goals:
2. Target Audience:
3. Competitive Research:
4. Choose Channels:
5. Content Strategy:
6. Engage:
7. Metrics and Analysis:

Goal: Using Social Media to drive users to your ….?

– Set up a scratch site
– Create: One (1) 3-5 minute video introduction as a Designer (put it on Youtube or Vimeo and embed on your scratch site – Show in Class. Email link to your scratch site)

Live Streaming:
Why Live?
This used to be common with sites such as justin.tv, ustream.com, etc.
But, technology evolves and streaming is quickly becoming a core service.
Facebook Live
Instagram live and archiving.
Insta video length?
Youtube: Same deal.
Privacy Issues? Use filters on FB
Ideas and examples

What’s next?
In marketing and sales, marketing collateral is sometimes considered the collection of media used to support the sales of a product or service. Historically, the term “collateral” specifically referred to brochures or sell sheets developed as sales support tools. These sales aids are intended to make the sales effort easier and more effective.
– Business Cards
– Letterhead (Optional)

Plenty of resources online.
Free templates Available.
Think carefully about you design.
Business cards and optional Letterhead will be part of your final deliverables.

ASSIGNMENT:
– Experiment with FB live. Try it out!
– Experiment with Instagram live. Try it out!
– Post archives to your scratch site (experimental)
– The first draft of Business card Design (+ optional letterhead)

DH 07: CATHEDRALS AND ARMS 03/22/19

Review: Major Project No. 1. Due 03/29
Pride before the fall
Change
Byzantine architecture and Art
Roman sculpting
The Devil is in the Detail
Light inside
Temple vs Church
Basilica to the Cross
Hold up, now!
Domes to domes
Back to the cross
Massive and delicate
Gothic Arches
Let there be light
Many Examples to see
The best Jewel in the Crown.
My personal favorite – Mt. Saint Michel

Romans and Post Roman
Like the Movies
VIDEO: Crecy
The Winner?
Can and opener
Move around
VIDEO: Armor

ASSIGNMENT:
READ: Medieval Architecture
VIDEO: Armor
Review: Major Project No. 1 – Due

PP 08: 03/19/19

Practice & Preparation (DUE: 03/26):
Research – find at least 3 (three) companies you could see yourself working for (the companies can be in more than one industry). Research the companies. Learn all you can about them. How would you make this company better?
Practice – Come up with the 10 questions you think they would ask you and think about your answers. Then, come up with 10 questions YOU would ask in an interview.
Briefly review in class. Turn in (Digication)

Salary Negotiations:
Strategies
P.I.E

Social Media:
Some good…
Some bad: An interesting Point
– Agree? Not Agree?

STRATEGY:
1. Goals:
2. Target Audience:
3. Competitive Research:
4. Choose Channels:
5. Content Strategy:
6. Engage:
7. Metrics and Analysis:

Don’t forget about #hashtags
Help
Hashtag headaches
#hashtagfail

ASSIGNMENT:
– Set up a scratch site
– Create a Social Media strategy.
_ Start thinking about the hashtags you will be using
– Create: One (1) 3-5 minute video introduction as a Designer (put it on Youtube or Vimeo and embed on your scratch site)

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