Graphic Design and Photography 6

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307EGD6 ZK 2 2T English summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

The seminar Graphic Design and Photography 6 focuses on the search for individual approaches in the realization of graphic designs, which are the accompanying line of students' own artistic activities. Learning outcomes should be the ability to create innovative solutions, catalogs and other accompanying materials related to the core curriculum. In the given semester students will focus on the output in the form of a catalog of their own exhibition project, which will serve as its documentation. The output should be a comprehensive book.

Mode of study

Teaching in the seminar takes the form of individual consultations, presentation of examples and explanation of work in the software.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

The prerequisite is the seminar Graphic Design and Photography 5

Course contents

• Document Layout

• Loose composition / grid system

• Working with font, font selection, rules of smooth typesetting

• Rhythmization of printed matter, gradation, visual accent

• Image editing

• Paper selection and printing methods

• Binding possibilities and finalization of printed matter

• Combining work with InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Acrobat

Output: Catalog of the exhibition project

Recommended or required reading


ANTON, Kelly Kordes, DEJARLD, Tina, eds. Adobe InDesign CC Classroom in a Book. Indianapolis: Pearson Education, 2019. ISBN 978-0-13-526215-3

FELICI, Jim. The Complete Manual of Typography: A Guide to Setting Perfect Type. Indianapolis: Pearson Education, 2011. ISBN 978-0-321-77326-5

SAMARA, Timothy. Design Elements: A Graphic Style Manual. Rockport: Rockport Publishers, 2007. ISBN 978-1-59253-261-2


BAUR, Ruedi, BOOM, Irma, GOGGIN, James, eds. Area 2. London, New York: Phaidon Press, 2008. ISBN 978-0-7148-4855-6

BEEKE, Anthon, BELL, Nick, CATO, Ken, eds. Area. London, New York: Phaidon Press, 2003. ISBN 978-0-7148-4325-4

BROUSIL, Tomáš, DOČEKALOVÁ, Petra, eds. Typo 9010: Czech Digitized Typeface 1990–2010. Praha: BiggBoss, 2015. ISBN 978-80-906019-5-6

TWOPOINTS.NET, ed. Pretty Ugly: Visual Rebellion in Design. Berlin: Gestalten, 2012. ISBN 978-3-89955-423-6

BOSÁK, Petr, JANSA, Robert, eds. Proto: Grafický design a současné umění. Praha:, Vysoká škola uměleckoprůmyslová v Praze, Quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog, 2013. ISBN 978-80-87259-22-1, ISBN 978-80-86863-60-3, ISBN 978-80-905691-0-2

SELBY, Aimee, ed. Art and Text. London: Black Dog Publishing, 2009.

ISBN 978-1-906155-65-0



AYNSLEY, Jeremy. A Century of Graphic Design. New York: Barron’s Educational Series, 2001. ISBN 0-7641-5324-2

HOLLIS, Richard. Graphic Design: A Concise History. London: Thames & Hudson, 2014.

ISBN 978-0-500-20347-7

Assessment methods and criteria


Winter semester – classified credit

Summer semester – exam

The subject of evaluation is submission of the final file, printed model, or photo documentation of the realized project. The creative invention is evaluated, as well as the technical processing of the document.

The prerequisite for granting credit is regular attendance at the seminar.


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Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

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Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

room TR 304
Tržiště -st. intermedia

(Tržiště 20, Praha 1 (vchod z Rektorátu AMU, Malostranské nám. 12))
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Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Wed 12:20–13:55 Jakub ŠTĚPÁNEK Tržiště -st. intermedia
Tržiště 20, Praha 1 (vchod z Rektorátu AMU, Malostranské nám. 12)
lecture parallel1

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