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Aiesha Bennett
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Aiesha Bennett
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Communication Design

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COMD3504 Communication Design Theory Goetz Fall 23

COMD3504 Communication Design Theory Goetz Fall 23

An in-depth introduction to communication design theory, this course examines theoretical perspectives of design practice within the larger discourse of design and visual culture. Communication models, the nature of representation, the dimensions of context, and semiotics are explored through critical readings in key documents from the early decades of the twentieth century to the present.

COMD 3633, Advanced Strategies in Illustration, FA23

COMD 3633, Advanced Strategies in Illustration, FA23

This course is designed to prepare the student for entry into the professional world of illustration. The development of a portfolio demonstrating a high level of skill and a personal style, as well as the ability to discuss the work in formal and conceptual terms, is the primary focus. Additionally, the student will be introduced to a variety of professional practices and develop a familiarity with the local, regional, and national scenes. The portfolio contents should demonstrate the student’s versatility and advanced skills while demonstrating consistency in presentation. This course is broken into 4-course goals: Portfolio Development, Professional Skills, Business Practices, and Authorship.

COMD1112 DIGITAL MEDIA FOUNDATIONS SPRING 2022 – Valeria Trucchia

COMD1112 DIGITAL MEDIA FOUNDATIONS SPRING 2022 – Valeria Trucchia

This course reflects a mix of creative and academic practice to build critical thinking and imagination within the framework of today’s technology, including color theory, design and production terminology, reproduction processes, file formats and substrates. The students will upload their projects on their own ePortfolio, a video with its screenplay, a design for online and print, and their research papers. Lectures will provide students with a historical perspective of the media field as well as discussing current practices and future trends.

COMD3313, Illustration 1, SP2023

COMD3313, Illustration 1, SP2023

This course is a practical introduction to the field of illustration. Focus will be placed on process work and professional practices, presented within contemporary and historical context. Course includes projects and lectures in a variety of illustration genres including: advertising, book illustration, film, and editorial. A variety of materials will be introduced through lectures and demonstrations for use on assignments such as: pencil, pen and ink, brush, and digital illustration. Critical concepts such as: Conceptual Development, Working on Assignment, Composition, Contrast, Value, Point of View, and Color theory will be introduced.

COMD4900 OL91 9399 Internship Summer 2023

COMD4900 OL91 9399 Internship Summer 2023

Internship in Communication Design (Online Asynchronous Summer Intensive) (BFA degree) Assignment to fieldwork/study situations of approximately 25+ hours per week at an internship site approved by the department Internship Coordinator: an advertising agency, graphic design firm, corporate design office, publications art department, photography or illustration studio, TV or media production company. Each student keeps a blog/journal to be shared in group seminars. Supervision is by faculty and by the supervisor at the internship site. Internships may be undertaken during the spring, summer and fall semesters. Prerequisites: COMD 3701 or COMD 4701 or department approval. 2 class hours, 120 field hours/semester, 3 credits Students will be required to keep a journal of their internship in the form of a blog using Open Lab. A portion of the class will be devoted to presenting and sharing experiences with classmates.

My Projects

Learning Places Interventions and Investigations

Learning Places Interventions and Investigations

This site showcases public social science research investigations and spatial interventions created in response to issues impacting NYC residents. These public projects were designed, implemented, and documented by students in the Spring 2022 course Learning Places–they emerged from iterative field visits and in depth research.

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