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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 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

Mid-Term Exam Review
 

Week 8


* Mid-Term Exam (October 12)
* 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 (November 2)
 

Week 12

Chapter 22. "Postmodern" Design
* deconstruction project
 

Week 13


Chapter 24a. Vernacular and Grunge Design
 

Week 14

Chapter 24b. Contemporary Design
 

Week 15

Final Exam Review
* design & culture paper due (November 30, last day of class)
 

Exam Week

Final Exam (non-cumulative): December 12 (Tuesday), 11:30-2
 


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