Week 15

Welcome to Week 15

12/17/19

Please save your final work (Project 2 – Diagram and Project 3 – FlowChart/Timeline) by end of day Friday, 12/20.

Great work this semester! It was an honor to see your creativity in process. Keep up the great work and please stay in touch, including those of you graduating! I look forward to seeing great things from all of you next semester.

Week 14

Agenda

Tuesday 12/10/19

Due

3 Minute Presentations of Progress

  • Final Project should be saved with your name as packaged file into:Ā the google class folder: Week15-Project-2+3-Final
InClass
  • See examples posted here
  • Grace Gallery (mini class trip)
  • Presenters
    • Joseph Satoo
    • XiuMin Zhu
    • Karen Ensaldo Clara
    • Simone Haylett
Lab
  • Work on developing and flushing out your ideas for Project 2 and 3
Homework

Project 2 and Project 3 are due -printed in color- next week. I will also be collecting the digital files (packaged with your name) into the class google folder next week.

 

Week 13

Agenda

Tuesday 12/03/19

Due

Browse and choose a favorite article form NY Times 2018 Year In Graphics

InClass
  • Production Day!
  • Introduction to Project 3 – Information Flow (See: Project3-FlowChart)
  • See examples posted here
  • Grace Gallery (mini class trip)
  • Presenters
    • Joseph Satoo
    • XiuMin Zhu
    • Irvin Cortes
    • Karen Ensaldo Clara
Lab
  • Work on developing and flushing out your ideas for Project 2 and 3
Homework

Please read this article: The 34 Best Interactive Data Visualizations from the New York Times

We only have 3 weeks left. Plan accordingly. Project 2 and Project 3 (see above) will be due Week 15. We will have in class presentations Week 14.

 

Week 12

Agenda

Tuesday 011/26/19

Due
  • Part 3: Develop concept and refine sketches
    1. Design your focal image. This should be clear, beautiful and stylized. You can use photography, or an illustration (digital or hand-drawn). Work should be original
    2. Flush out your content, create a mind-mapping chart to help focus subject.Ā  Organize all content that will appear in your diagram as an outline in a Word.doc.
    3. Research a few examples to reference as inspiration
  • In class 3 minute presentations on concept development
InClass
  • Introduction to Project 3 – Information Flow (See: Project3-FlowChart)
  • Presenters
    • Sharif Tyler
    • Joseph Satoo
    • XiuMin Zhu
    • Irvin Cortes
Lab
  • Work on developing and flushing out your ideas for Project 1 and 2
  • Look for inspiration: John Grimwad
Homework

When we return from Thanksgiving we will only have 3 weeks left. Plan accordingly. Project 2 and Project 3 (see above) will be due Week 15. We will have in class presentations Week 14.

 

Week 11

Agenda

Tuesday 011/19/19

Due
  • Phase 1 Project 2
  • In class 3 minute presentations of sketches and topic
InClass
  • Review goals of good information design
  • Presentation
    • Gorgia Lupi
    • Rocco Piscatello
Lab
  • Work on developing and flushing out your ideas for diagram
  • Look for inspiration: John Grimwad
Homework

Part 3: Develop concept and refine sketches:

  • Design your focal image. This should be clear, beautiful and stylized. You can use photography, or an illustration (digital or hand-drawn). Work should be original
  • Flush out your content, create a mind-mapping chart to help focus subject.Ā  Organize all content that will appear in your diagram as an outline in a Word.doc.
  • Research a few examples to reference as inspiration

Week 10

Agenda
Tuesday 11/12
Due
Lecture
In Class
  • Designer Presentations

    1. Jen Christiansen
    2. Fernando Gomez Baptista
    3. Wendy MacNaughton
    4. Rocco Piscatello
  • Finalize Infographic based on feedback and submit.
Homework
  • Reading:
  • Phase 1 Project 2

Week 09

Agenda
Tuesday 11/05
Due
Lecture
In Class
  • Finalize Infographic based on feedback.
  • Designer Presentations

    1. Nigel Homes
    2. Nadieh Breme
    3. Jen Christiansen
Homework

Week 08

Agenda

Tuesday 10/29

Due
  • Part 3: Class presentations Infographic first draft
    You should be able to site references (examples that serve as your inspiration).

    1. Overall design: Hierarchy of information and focal point
    2. Concept and information flow: Is your thesis clear and supported?
    3. Are your charts and graphs effective?
    4. We will be using this GRADING RUBRIC (see PDF here) to critique work
Lecture
In Class
  • Finalize Infographic based on feedback.
  • Designer Presentations

    1. Nigel Homes
    2. Nadieh Breme
    3. Jen Christiansen
Homework
  • Part 4: Final draft DUE
  • Please come ready to present if your Designer was week 9.

Week 07

Agenda

Tuesday 10/22

Due
  • Part 3:Develop concept and refine sketches (charts and graphs). Aim for a solid draft for next week.
In Class
  • We will finish off the in-class sketch and concept critiques from last week.
  • Part 4: Design and production (Illustrator & InDesign)
Homework
  • Part 4: First draft due. Please print in color.
  • Those of you that signed up for any of these three, please come ready to present
    1. Nigel Homes
    2. Nadieh Breme
    3. Jen Christiansen