SCHEDULE OVERVIEW




Assignments are listed on the day they are assigned;
they are due the following week.

Wk1 ︎︎︎ JANUARY 20, 2021 —
INTROS & COURSE OVERVIEW



Activities






Homework

(due week 2)

    1. Digital Platforms onboarding: Are.na, Discord, Miro
    2. Potlatch Round 1
    3. First Day of Class Exercise
    4. Let me know if there are any other questions or scheduling/adding/dropping issues, otherwise I will see you at our next class on Tuesday!

Readings
    1. Introduction & Chapter 1 from Post-Digital Print. Ludovico, Alessandro; download from http://postdigitalprint.org/

Watch

Wk2 ︎︎︎ JANUARY 27 —
PUBLISHING HISTORY 1450-1989



Activities

  • Ticket to Leave


Homework

(due week 3)

    1. Potlatch cycle 2
    2. Install Adobe InDesign and Figma on your computer (if you don’t have it already)
    3. Last opportunity for any questions related to scheduling/adding/dropping issues!

Readings
    1. “Chapter 2 - A history of alternative publishing reflecting the evolution of print” in Post-Digital Print. Ludovico, Alessandro ACCESS
    2. “Chapter 1 - The Problem of Publishing,” in The Content Machine. Bhaskar, Michael ACCESS

Watch
- watch videos of media theorist and writer Marshall McLuhan talking about media and technology (youtube, reddit, Twitter, TikTok, anywhere theres a video!), choose one video that you think is interesting and paste the link into an are.na block in the McLuhan Medley channel. Add a note about why you chose this specific video in the block description. Please watch a few and choose purposefully there are a lot out there!

Wk3 ︎ FEBRUARY 3 —
PUBLISHING HISTORY 1989-2020 & DESIGN WORKSHOP︎



Activities

  • Discussion of readings within context of lecture topics
  • Exercise: Graphic Treatment
  • Ticket to Leave



Homework

(due week 4)

    1. Digital Platforms onboarding: Miro
    2. Potlatch cycle 3

Readings
    1. Mod, Craig - Post—Artifact Books and Publishing  ACCESS
    2. Institute for Network Cultures - Hybrid Publishing Toolkit ACCESS
    3. Rasch, Miriam - The Phase of the Post-digital in Publishing ACCESS

Wk4 ︎ FEBRUARY 10 —
TYPOGRAPHIC SYSTEMS ︎ AUDIENCE AS AUTHOR



Activities

  • Ticket to Leave



Homework

(due week 5)

  1. Potlatch cycle 4
  2. Project 1 Proposals
  3. Complete Defining Audience Exercise, in groups of 3, chosen on your own.

Readings

You do not need to do a reading response for these readings, as they are more like resources for future design, but review and familiarize yourself with them.

  1. Skim Bringhurst, Robert, The Elements of Typographic Style (Vancouver: Hartley & Marks, 1992) ACCESS
  2. Skim Hochuli, Jost, Detail in Typography (London: Hyphen Press, 2008) ACCESS

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