Design 2 – Critique and Create

Now that you have a foundational knowledge of basic design packaging and the elements of design, let’s have a look at some more exceptional design work, including examples from “The Lake” news magazine at Standley Lake High School and some more NSPA award-winners. You should be able to identify and appreciate the use of design packaging and concept.

  1. Watch video lesson 2
  2. Complete Critique #1 – “RJ Media and Standley Lake Concept and Design”
  3. Come to class ready to critique more design spreads together and then … DESIGN your own!

DESIGN VIDEO LESSON PART 2

Designs ©The Lake, Stanley Lake HS unless otherwise indicated. Used with permission. Designs from other schools are NSPA national award winners and are credited to the school’s student media in the video.

CRITIQUE #1 – RJ MEDIA & STANDLEY LAKE

Designs @RJ MEDIA and ©The Lake, Stanley Lake HS. Used with permission.

CRITIQUE #2 – IN-CLASS Group layout critique

We will critique another set – this time national award-winning spreads – in class.

IN CLASS ASSIGNMENTS:

  • Design Scavenger Hunt – trip to King Soopers magazine aisle – w/ Starbucks 🙂
  • Professional magazine design mimic creation
  • Group layout critique and class critiques
  • Editors magazine layout concept presentation & tutorial

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