Unit 9

No Quiz.

“So You Want to be a Design Student” by Jo Jarvis. (Reprieve)

Available on campus from Instructor/smansfield/Public
From the notes you took last week, write 5 multiple choice or fill-in-the-blank quiz questions and answers. Your quiz questions must reasonably demonstrate knowledge of five of the key takeaways from the reading. Submit Word (or Pages) document at the beginning of next week’s class titled “Lastname_Jarvis_Quiz_Questions.doc”


Deliverable: 2.  Website Redesign Project Client Research

You will find three local small businesses in need of an updated web presence and create a working proposed alternative website prototype.

Find a business which:

  1. is local- King/Pierce/Snohomish County.
  2. has an adequate or better logo/identity. You cannot effectively rebrand AND design a website.
  3. is a retail business. Restaurants and bars often have website inferior to their customers’ on site experience.

(At least) three options hotlinked in a Word (or Pages) document titled “Lastname_Website_Options.doc”


roll


Change screen resolution

Shut down Adobe Programs. Open up system preferences. Open up Displays- second row. Choose “scaled” Change screen resolution to 1600 x 900.


Deliverable: Project 3 Magazine Cover/Layout Final submission 15 pts.

  1. Full pdf case study to Instructor/smansfield/Public
  2. InDesign Package titled “LastnameP3”. Be sure to proof the contents of the Package before submitting. Does it contain a links and a fonts folder? PDF? Repackage if needed. Submit this to Instructor/smansfield/DropboxReview .pdfs downloaded from Public folder as class- informal critique.

Project 4: Website Redesign

Web Evolution

Flowchart & Sitemap Lecture.ppt

The big picture.  Putri Sitemap site structure

Team up: Teams of 2. Review each team members’ “Lastname_Website_Options.doc” for the best option for redesign. Decide in class with instructor. Don’t worry about the technical aspect, you’ll soon learn that you can make a simple website that is functional with Muse.


Muse review.

Bitballoon. Sign up for a free hosting account.

File/Export to HTML. Hosting on BitBalloon

.webloc file extension.


Lab time
Start an InDesign case study for Project 4. (Consider recycling a case study file that you or your team mate created).  Write a project statement. Cover those topics which apply.

Research some inspiring websites.

Begin sketching on paper. Explore Muse further.


Student Progress Reports


Homework:

  1. Read “So You Want to be a Design Student” by Jo Jarvis. (Reprieve)
    Available on campus from Instructor/smansfield/PublicFrom the notes you took last week, write 5 multiple choice or fill-in-the-blank quiz questions and answers. Your quiz questions must reasonably demonstrate knowledge of five of the key takeaways from the reading. Submit Word (or Pages) document at the beginning of next week’s class titled “Lastname_Jarvis_Quiz_Questions.doc”
  2. Next class, week 10  is the last day to submit late projects or resubmit projects for reassessment.
  3. Develop Project 4. Arrive next week with your case study  containing a project statement, research inspiration, sketches.