Welcome to the first chapter of our exploration into the world of graphic design through the book “Design is Storytelling” by Ellen Lupton. In this assignment, you will delve into Chapter 1 of the book to gain insights into the fundamental principles and concepts that underpin the relationship between design and storytelling.
Chapter 1: Defining Design as Storytelling
In the opening chapter, Ellen Lupton introduces the concept of design as storytelling, emphasizing that every design element has the potential to convey a narrative. She explores how designers use visual and communicative techniques to engage audiences, evoke emotions, and convey messages. This chapter sets the stage for our journey into understanding how design is a powerful form of storytelling.
- Read and Comprehend: Read Chapter 1 of “Design is Storytelling” by Ellen Lupton carefully. Take notes to ensure a deep understanding of the key concepts and ideas presented.
- Analyze Concepts: Identify and analyze the key concepts introduced in Chapter 1. Think critically about how Lupton defines design and its relationship with storytelling.
- Reflect and Discuss: Write a reflection on how the ideas presented in Chapter 1 resonate with your own understanding of design. Discuss any examples or experiences you may have that relate to the concept of design as storytelling.
Post your learnings from Chapter 1 (200-300 words) in the discussion due 9/21