1/6 T – Introduce yourself, talk about your design experiences & interests. List goals for quarter.
1/8 H – Write about an interesting blog post on portfolio design (lifeclever.com, coroflot.com).
1/13 T – Write about a brand that communicates a clear and strong message. How do they do it
and how can it apply to your own work?
1/15 H – Choose your favorite movie trailer and discuss why it acts as a good teaser.
1/20 T – Post on 3 technologies and why they’re important, based on your HP research.
1/22 H – Post your final portfolio (screenshots and PDF). Find an inspiring designer with strong
visualization skills and write about their work. (Two posts)
1/27 T – Give your definition of good design and cite some examples.
1/29 H – Post Project #2. Discuss three things you’ve learned about visualization.
2/3 T – Find a successful illustrator/storyboard artist and analyze their work.
2/5 H – Post Project #3. Comment on three of your classmates’ blogs.
2/10 T – Write a definition for “innovation” or “design thinking.”
2/12 H – Post Project #4. Comment on three of your classmates’ blogs.
2/17 T – Write about your individual strengths as a designer and how you focus on them.
2/19 H – Review your goals from the beginning of the quarter and evaluate your progress.
2/24 T – Do an email interview about Des Comm. with a professional and post it.
2/26 H – Post about your three favorite tea kettles based on the audit from your research.
3/3 T – Evaluate the use of a blog as a communication tool about design.
3/5 H – Post Project #5. Comment on three of your classmates’ blogs.
3/10 T – Evaluate your work this quarter and list your goals for the next quarter.
3/12 H – Evaluate Design Comm. Talk about successes and ways to improve the course.