MODULE ASSESSMENT BRIEF
LEEDS COLLEGE OF ART
Programme Title: BA (Hons) Graphic Design
Module Title: Extended Practice
Module Code: OUGD603
Brief Title: Brief 2: Art and Design Yearbook
Module Leader/Tutors: Amber Smith, Andy Lodge, Simon Harrison, Phil M
Module Credits: 60
Weighting of Brief within Module: 100%
Context I am a designer concerned with print based solutions in the fields of branding and publishing design created primarily for the fashion and culture sectors, using a mix of both type and image. I also have a strong interest in copywriting and the importance of communicating successfully through both language and design.
Brief or Tasks The brief is to create a yearbook for the Art and Design Interdisciplinary course at Leeds College of Art. You should create a concept and execute it to a professional standard, producing a ready to print publication that will be produced by a printers and distributed at the End of Year Show. Preparation/Research suggestions Research into past yearbooks, from Art and Design and other courses. Research into publications featuring a body of work, and research into layouts and presentation of the images. Also consider type and how to successfully communicate the personality and work of the course.
Art Direction + Editorial Design (Abrams Studio) by Thomas Cathcart Making and Breaking the Grid: A Layout Design Workshop by Timothy Samara
Evidence â€“ for this project students should submit A ready to print publication, research and development evidenced on the blog, and final boards.
Briefing: Monday 30/09/2013
Deadline: Thursday 22/05/2014