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NM 344 ROUGH PROJECT CALENDAR

The following course schedule will change. This should be interpreted as a general guideline only.

1. exam 1 = 25%
2. exam 2 = 25%
3. design & culture paper = 25%
4. constructivism project, deconstruction project, response writings, quizzes, drafts, daily grades = 25%

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Week 1

Introduction
Discuss Paper Assignment
(Writing, Alphabets, Early Roman and Asian Design)
Chapter 4. Illuminated Manuscripts
 

Week 2

Chapter 5. Printing Press
(History of Typography)
 

Week 3

Chapter 9. Victorian Design
Chapter 10. Arts + Crafts Movement
 

Week 4

Chapter 11. Art Nouveau
*thesis statement (paragraph) due
 

Week X

No Class: September 16 and 18 (I am out of town.)
 

Week 5

Chapter 12. Glasgow School, Vienna Secession, Peter Behrens
Chapter 13a. Cubism, Futurism
 

Week 6

Chapter 13b. Dada, Surrealism, Expressionism
Chapter 15. Constructivism, De Stijl
* constructivism project
 

Week 7

Chapter 14. Art Deco
No Class: October 7 (Fall Break)
 

Week 8

Mid-Term Exam Review
* Mid-Term Exam (October 16)
* outline and bibliography due
 


 

Week 9

Chapter 16a. Bauhaus
Chapter 16b. New Typography
Chapter 17. Modernism in America
 

Week 10

Chapter 18. International (Swiss) Typography Style
Chapter 19. New York School
 

Week 11

Discuss Draft Best Practices
Chapter 21. Conceptual Image (Polish Posters / Hippy Posters)
* rough draft due
 

Week 12

Chapter 22. "Postmodern" Design
Chapter 24a. Vernacular and Grunge Design
* deconstruction project
 

Week 13

Chapter 24b. Contemporary Design
 

Week 14

Final Exam Review
* design & culture paper (November 25, last day of class)
No Class: November 27 (Thanksgiving Break)
 

Exam Week

Final Exam (non-cumulative): December 4 (Thursday), 3-5:30
 


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