design theory topics

theory topics

 

Design industry

divisions, professions, specialists

 

 
 
 
3 design fields
Explore different design industries
specialists
Who assists designers?
 
 

 

 

Design analysis

Ways we structure design analysis

 

 
 
 
Audience
Who is the design for?
Purpose
Not on yet
Context
Not on yet
Limitations
Not on yet
Presentation format
Not on yet
nouns, verbs
Writing analysis
 
 
 
 

elements and principles

what visual communications are made from
Visual Communication
elements + principles
Elements and principles for VCE Visual Communication Design
studio arts
elements + principles
Elements and principles for VCE Studio Arts
Vet Idm
elements + principles
Elements and principles for VCE VET interactive digital media

materials, methods, media

THE PHYSICAL STRUCTURE OF VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS - introduction
MATERIALS
What visual communications are made on
methods
How visual communications are made
Media
What visual communications are made with
 
 

Design process

all the steps to working in design
 
 
 
 
design process
How do we work?
design brief
How to write one
research
Look beyond the obvious

 

 

drawing methods

how to draw for different purposes
 
 
 
 
3 Drawing methods
Observ., Visualisation, Presentation
3rd angle orthogonal
Technical drawing
isometric drawing
3d 30 degree paraline
Rendering for form and surface
All the tips
2 point perspective
How to draw them
 
 
 
 
 
 

idm technical

all the technicals explained
 
 
 
 
image types
Bitmap or Vector
bit depth bit Rate
Quality of image and sound
HTML5
Step by step instructions
Flash tips
How to animate with Flash