The eighth session of the Design and Color class for Winter 2017 was held on Wednesday, February 22. We shared the last collection of cardboard creations, discussed the results of the last assignment Find A Design Need, viewed another slideshow of What ifs, and had a guest visitor, Valérie Richter, who shared her explorations in color relationships. See the full post for class photos and a full recap.
The seventh session of the Design and Color class for Winter 2017 was held on Wednesday, February 15. We discussed recent media coverage of innovative and influential designers; shared more On A Roll creations; critiqued the homework; and Dick revealed the final assignment for the class, Find a Design Need. Please view the whole post for photos, links, and class materials.
The sixth session of the Design and Color class for Winter 2017 was held on Wednesday, February 8. The class had more cardboard creations to share, which led to a brainstorming on What if’s for each project. We viewed another collection of inspiring What If images, and Dick critiqued the latest homework, and talked about how to Exploit the designs for next week’s homework. See the full post for a detailed summary, class photos, and handouts.
The fifth session of the Design and Color class for Winter 2017 was held on Wednesday, February 1. We continued our exploration with cardboard rolls; Dick shared a slideshow of inventive and often humorous examples of ‘what if?’; and during the critique Dick discussed the importance of considering the full range of artistic options by way of using a ‘check off’ list before committing to a project. In preparation for the new assignment, to Converge and Develop their own geometric modular design color program, the class examined a design Dick created. View the full post for a full summary, class materials, and photos.
The second session of the Design and Color class for Winter 2017 was held on Wednesday, January 11. We critiqued the various homework assignments; heard from Dick on ‘heuristics’ and the 6 phases of creative problem-solving; and explored further the meaning of a ‘module’ and how to create designs that are not ‘freaks’! Read the full class post for handouts, visuals, and more information.