06. Magazine Spreads

This week we tackled magazine spreads, laying out an interview that appeared in Bon Apetit magazine. Objectives for this project–before we move on to WordPress design and development–include: Design multi-page layout using a grid system, Show effective use of typography, hiearchy, and balance, Show effective use of graphics, appropriate to audience and subject matter

05. Identity Design

This week students submitted a completely new and unique identity package–either for themselves or a made-up client: logo, biz card, letterhead, envelope, and event postcard. Since this is the largest project that we will tackle in this course (except for the final), I had much higher expectations for this project. The submission guidelines were simple–turn … More 05. Identity Design

04. Children’s Book

This week, CMAT 211 participants laid out children’s stories in book format using InDesign. This is a follow up to the Bawlmer zine layout that they completed last week. With this publication we’re looking for: consistency through repetition of  various design elements, contrast created using graphics, type and color, uniform and logical alignment of pages … More 04. Children’s Book

03. Bawlmer Zine

This week, the class spent a lot of time working on laying out an 8-page booklet about Baltimore. I had a feeling when  creating this activity that it’d be extremely long and  terribly involved–and it was. Polling the class during this assignment confirmed it. Below are samples of the finished products–cover and 2-page spread. Click … More 03. Bawlmer Zine