DL03 2013SM Week 01

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01 Course introduction – Syllabus

02 Required Material:

  • A laptop with Adobe Illustrator (Even better with Rhino 5)
  • A large sketchbook (24×36”)
  • Drawing materials
  • Pushpins

Time0204 Self – Introduction

05 Royksopp Video

 06 Weekly Student Presentation

w2:

  • OMA / CCTV // Louis
    OMA / Seattle Library // KT Healey

  • w3:
  • OMA / Casa de Musica // Josh Woo
    OMA / PRADA LA // Sohyun Kim

  • w4:
  • OMA / Netherlands Embassy // Will Kao
    OMA / Prada NY // Haidy Gong

  • w5:
  • OMA / Kunsthal // Ron Shen
    OMA / Dee + Wlyl Theatre // Taylor Cheng

  • w6:
  • HdeM / Beijing Olympic Stadium // Lynn Lee

  • w7:
  • HdeM / Prada TOKYO // Dee Ding

  • w9:
  • HdeM / De Young Museum // Annie Shin

  • w10:
  • BIG / Airport // Julian

  • w11:
  • BIG / ST7 // Yonju Kim

Iconography / Pictograms

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Lecture on iconography graphics

Download Slides from here.

Category discussion

Discussion on appropriate iconography subjects.  Find a family of things that can be translated to iconographic graphics.

  • Airport Signage
  • Olympic Sports
  • Cities in a country
  • Product range of Apple
  • Your Friends

Sketchbook Exercise

Based on your theme, start drawing parent icon and 10+ child icons.

Assignment 1.0

Based on your in-class sketch, create 1 parent icon and 10+ child icons, using Adobe Illustrator.  Lay them out in a 11×17” sheet of paper, print it out, and bring it to the next class.  Do not add any text to the layout.  Also, upload the image to your page of this website.

Important things to consider are:

  • Simplicity
  • Clarity of meaning
  • Consistency among family

Assignment 1.1

Site information

Collect as much of information about the site, and bring to the next class.

  • Photos
  • Street view screencaptures
  • Maps of many different versions
  • Public transportation information
  • Solar orientation information
  • Climate information
  • Site traffic
  • Site history
  • Programatic distributions

Assignment 1.2

A diagram of you (Print 11×17″ color)

Create 1 diagram of who you are.  You can choose to combine following criteria:

  • Friends / Social circle
  • Places you have lived / visited
  • Musical / Filmic preferances
  • Your hobbies
  • Favorite designers
  • Timeline of your life
  • Transitions of your hairstyle

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