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CRI 300 Study Guide - Summer 2019, Comprehensive Final Exam Notes - William Addison Dwiggins, Usability, The Simpsons


Department
Creative Industries
Course Code
CRI 300
Professor
Chris Kim
Study Guide
Final

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CRI 300 | WEEK 1 NOTES
Evaluation Criteria:
3 online quizzes (weeks 3,7,9)
Concept quizzes
Online, open book
15 questions
Multiple choice and/or fill in the blank
48 hr limit
http://designobserver.com/feature/an-introduction-to-graphic-design/8727/
The Process (a.k.a. Designing The Stop Sign Video) - ORIGINAL
Graphic Designer:
"Visual ambassadors of ideas "
"translating, communicating idea as form, process, and experience"
"specializing in the art of communication, stylizing, and problem-solving through
the use of type, space, and image."
What does it mean to be a graphic designer now?
Often associated with:
Corp. identity (logo)
Publications
Advertisements
Product packaging
Website elements
Brand evangelist, etc.
"Urgent" fonts
Alternate colours to pop
Black bordered mailer
Graphic Design & Fine Art:
What role does graphic design play in fine arts?
Common perceptions of graphic design vs. fine arts?
Often distanced from the fine art, high culture, elitism
Commonly associated with pop culture, consumerism and propaganda
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Today's Graphic Design:
We are surrounded, or surround ourselves, with graphic design.
Graphic design permeates the visual culture we live in: from road signs to
architectural blueprints
Just some (of uncountable) possibilities of its presence in our lives… Examples?
of its presence in
The Universal Arts of Graphic Design | Off Book | PBS Digital Studios
20th Century:
Visual communications "exploded". The trend coincided with rise of advertising,
consumerism.
Blurred distinction between advertising and art.
William Addison Dwiggins called it graphic design in 1922.
Have graphic design products become increasingly timeless?
Art & Design:
Now constant exchange between art world and popular culture
When design appropriates the techniques of fine arts.
Art world appropriate pop culture motifs (Pop Art)
Appropriation, copyright as a controversial subject
Is it plagiarism?
https://www.google.ca/search?q=%22graphic+design%22+plagiarism&source=ln
ms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiO6Zm33YfWAhXp5oMKHa33B1EQ_AUICi
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Summary:
When did the distinction between art and advertising become most blurred?
20th century
What form of communication coincided with the rise of consumerism?
Advertisements
Which term did William Addison Dwiggens originate?
"Graphic Design"
How does the art world relate?
When design appropriates the techniques of fine arts.
Art world appropriate pop culture motifs (Pop Art)
Appropriation, copyright as a controversial subject
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