Graphic Design and Photography 7

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
307GD7 ZK 2 2T Czech winter

Subject guarantor

Štěpánka ŠIMLOVÁ

Name of lecturer(s)


Learning outcomes of the course unit

Předmět fotografie a kniha je zaměřen na tvorbu knižního objektu.

Zahrnuje last především oblast autorské knihy.

Náplní předmětu je práce na knižním projektu, který je součástí závěrečné magisterské zkoušky.

Důraz je kladen na obsahovou a formální jednotu výsledného díla.

Mode of study


Winter Semester: Credit

Summer Semester: graded credit

Evaluated are creative grasp of the topics, ability of continual self-critique and technical appropriateness of performance.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Completion of „Photography and Books 1 - 6.“

Course contents

The requirement for master's study is at least an advanced knowledge of graphics software and a basic overview of lettering and layout.

Topic: In context (editorial design, magazine creation, promotional creations)

Outcome: Composites - creation of a comprehensive graphics image made up of original or appropriated photo-material, orignal layout and artistic elements. The topics set the series of assignments which are dependent on the presentation of trends, figures in contemporary graphic design and subsequent discussions. The outcome may be a publication, photo-editorical, leaflet or series of posters. Focus will be placed on dialog, formal quality and aesthetic development.

Recommended or required reading

Study materials will be determined during instruction.

Assessment methods and criteria

Tasks: (exercise 3P5)

Winter semester:

1/ Mock-up of a presentation catalogue of one's photography, format 210x420, 4 pages.

Requirement for start:

Proofs on an inkjet printer, format 1:1, two-sided mock-up

Summer semester:

1/ Book, 12 pages + cover, format minimum 15x15cm, or an advertisement catalog, format minimum 210x200mm, 12 pages + cover

Photos, text and other graphic elements are considered equal artistic components.

Required establishment of book topic by the end of October in the form of a brief written explication of the topic selected and manner of processing.

Requirement for start:

1/ Printed start is understood as the final authorized status, bookmaking processing of the printed book.

2/ Mock-up. Proof on an inkjet printer. Development of documents allowing polygraphic processing.


Winter Semester: Credit

Summer Semester: Graded credit

Evaluated is the creative grasp of the topic, ability of continual self-critique and technical appropriatness of performance.



Schedule for winter 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 15:40–17:15 Jakub ŠTĚPÁNEK Tržiště -st. intermedia
Tržiště 20, Praha 1 (vchod z Rektorátu AMU, Malostranské nám. 12)
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Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans