Publication Design

DDD30013 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent
     

Contact hours

  • 36 Hours per Semester

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2022 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1 Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
28 Feb 22 - 29 May 22

Results:
5 Jul 22

Last self enrolment:
13 Mar 22

Census:
31 Mar 22

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Apr 22

Dates:
1 Aug 22 - 30 Oct 22

Results:
6 Dec 22

Last self enrolment:
14 Aug 22

Census:
31 Aug 22

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Sep 22

More teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 1

Dates:
14 Mar 22 - 12 Jun 22

Results:
5 Jul 22

Last self enrolment:
27 Mar 22

Census:
8 Apr 22

Last withdraw without fail:
29 Apr 22


Prerequisites

DCO20009 Typography for Print and Interactive Publication
AND
150 cp in one of the following courses:
BB-DCDBUS Bachelor of Design (Communication Design) / Bachelor of Business
OR
BA-DESCMN2 Bachelor of Design (Communication Design)
OR
BA-DESCMN3S Bachelor of Design (Communication Design)
OR
BA-DESCMN3 Bachelor of Design (Communication Design)
OR
BH-DESCMN2 Bachelor of Design (Communication Design)(Honours)
OR
BA-DES Bachelor of Design
OR
BA-DESS Bachelor of Design
OR
BB-DESBUS Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Business
OR
BA-EDUSEC Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
OR
BB-DESMCMN Bachelor of Design / Bachelor of Media and Communication
OR
25 cp in COMDES2 Communication Design Minor

Aims and objectives

 
This unit explores the formal, organisational, and craft aspects of publication design to enable innovative and experimental typographic and publication design. The emphasis will be on critical thinking, advanced visualisation and the application of communication to produce a quality graphic document.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Articulate and apply an understanding of formative publishing conventions.
2. Produce a design proposal that analyses and clearly communicates research and design intent.
3. Critically apply sophisticated typographic, visual form, and structural relationships to resolve visual communication problems
4. Construct innovative grid systems and advanced design techniques for use in complex publication design projects
5. Apply narrative, sequential and spatial manipulation in design for the communication of visual and textual information
6. Create a complex publication demonstrating a sustainable approach to design
7. Develop an advanced, creative and professional quality publication document.