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Design Fundamentals for the Web
M, W 5:10-8:30pm
Wednesday January 14th
For Next Class 1. Have E1 uploaded to your searver space
2. Start making a list of website designs you like.
Monday January 19th
For next class 1.
Wednesday January 21st
For next class 1. E1 Due: Turn in zipped folder of site to cybox and upload to server
2. E2 Due: Turn in zipped folder of site to cybox and upload files to E2 folder in homepage website on server.
3. look over
css-positioning-101 4. Keep making list of website designs(Layouts, Web Fonts, Niffty features, ect)
Wednesday January 28th
Laura gone at conference Presentation:By Graphic Design Professor Alex Braidwood
In class Work time on E3
For next class 1.E3 Due: upload to cybox and push to ISU server.
A List Apart: On Web Typography 3.
Monday, February 2nd
For next class 1.See above
Wednesday, February 4th
For next class 1. Come to office hours on friday 11am-2pm if you need help catching up on any exercises.
2.Continue visual research of websites you like.
Monday February 9th
In Class Turn in E4
Presentation:Designing for the Web
Activity: Analyzing existing websites
-- Print off the site and trace a grid structure over it. How do you think the typography, color, layout, grid studcture, architecture and content are working? What could be improved? Define who the user of the site is and what information they will want.
For next class 1. Read:
Website Design Analysis Of Ten World Class Brands 2. Print out of your website Analysis
Wednesday February 11th
For next class 1. Look at:
I Heart WireFrames 2. Print out of your Archetecture and Wire Frames
3. Pick 2 different color pallets to chose from
4. Pick two font systems of two fonts each to chose from
Reminder: Office hours on friday will be 12:30pm - 3:00pm or later by appoitment.
Monday February 16th
Critique of Wire frames and Archetecture
Start Hi-fedelity designs
For next class Print out Hi-fedelity Designs
Pick color pallet
Pick font system
Wednesday February 18th
Critique of Designs
For next class Push whatever code you have to your live site
Monday February 23rd
In Class Review Progress
For next class 1.Push updated code to your live site
Monday March 2nd
Wednesday March 4th
NO Class Public lecture by our ‘designer-in-residence’, Osamu Okamura