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Darwin Cruz
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COMD 3501 OL26 IDENTITY DESIGN FA2020

COMD 3501 OL26 IDENTITY DESIGN FA2020

Students will develop a robust and unified visual identity for a cultural institution including a logo, brochure and ad campaign. We will explore the elements that make an identity appropriate, engaging and cohesive. Color palette, iconography and type selection will be discussed. Slide lectures, assigned readings, videos and class critiques will augment the design process. The final project will be presented in the form of a pdf booklet and will include evidence of process as well as applications. Process will consist of research, mind mapping and logo development sketches. Guidelines for logo usage will be developed.

COMD3504 Communication Design Theory, OL06 Fall 2020

COMD3504 Communication Design Theory, OL06 Fall 2020

This course will offer an in-depth introduction to communication design theory, examining 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 will be explored through critical readings from key documents written between the early decades of the twentieth century and the present.

COMD 1112 D110 Wednesday Bauer Spring 2019

COMD 1112 D110 Wednesday Bauer Spring 2019

This course introduces students to core concepts in the media field including color theory, design and production terminology, reproduction processes, file formats and substrates. Lectures will provide students with a historical perspective of the media field as well as discussing current practices and future trends.

Graphic Design Principles 1 – COMD 1100 – Fall 2018

Graphic Design Principles 1 – COMD 1100 – Fall 2018

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LIB / ARCH 2205ID Swift / Almeida FA19

LIB / ARCH 2205ID Swift / Almeida FA19

This special topics course offers an interdisciplinary approach to investigating our built environment using a case study focused on a specific place each semester. This course combines physical examination with information research and data collection using methodologies developed in multiple disciplines. Students from a variety of departments engage in on-site exploration and in-depth research of a location in New York City.

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Social Justice Performance Project Site Fall 2019

Social Justice Performance Project Site Fall 2019

Student final performance projects documenting public interventions to raise awareness of, start conversations about, or inspire action on social issues including: MTA fares for CUNY Students, Mental Health service access, NYCHA housing conditions, and CO2 emissions from buildings.

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