RESEARCH BRIEF NUMBER 1

Australian Designer Essay

Problem

Find a top designer (preferably Australian) in your field of interest and produce an essay that outlines the following information:

·         Basic personal details about the designer – name, age/D.O.B, location, work history, educational history and family.

·         The trends or variety of trends this designer displays in terms of the content of their work – is it landscape photography?  What sort of landscapes – what common threads?  What subject matter?  What typical features?  

·         List the modes of delivery of their graphic work.  exhibitions – design shows – fashion shows – magazines – websites – products – movies – TV etc..

·         Current employer.

·         Computer Programs used.

·         Essential technology for their chosen field – e.g. tablets, laptop, digital camera, etc.

·         Explanation of the way they work – what sort of design process and workflow they follow.

·         What others have said about their work and how other designers and trends have been influenced by their work.

·         Descriptions of their work in the context of what you like/dislike about it and how you might be influenced in your own pursuit in this field. 

Limitations

1.       Approximately 750 -1000 words

2.       Include at least 10 colour images ( around 75k -150k jpegs) of work mentioned.

3.       Reference all citations, images and the sources of all information gathered.

4.       Include a bibliography of all books, magazines, newspapers and websites used.

5.       Post the finished essay on your Blog with the title being the name of the designer. 

6.       Save a copy in the assignment section of the Design Graphics drive.

7.       Due on Friday April the 3rd by 2pm  (No extensions will be given)

 

CRITERIA TO BE ASSESSED

1, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7

Please note you all have the criteria and the Grade descriptors so please refresh your memories by reading what it takes to get an A in each criteria and set that as your target. 

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