Graphic Design and Illustration Open Day presentation 2012

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Presentation given at University of Brighton's Graphic Design and Illustration open day 2012. For more information on the courses please visit http://arts.brighton.ac.uk/study/media-arts

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<ul><li> 1. Graphic Design BA (Hons) / MDesIllustration BA (Hons) / MDesAndrew HaslamAcademic Programme Leader - Visual CommunicationPaul BurgessCourse Leader - IllustrationPhil TaylorCourse Leader - Graphic DesignSchool of Art, Design &amp; MediaFaculty of ArtsUniversity of Brighton</li></ul> <p> 2. 5 Reasons to apply to us...1.The beach nightlife2.The music scene3.The nightlife4.The shopping5.The vibeBut its not best to say this at interview! 3. 5 Reasons to apply to us...1.The staff team2.The course content3.The students4.The facilities5.The opportunities 4. Q.What is Graphic Design?Q.What is Illustration? 5. Graphic Design:Communicates, persuades, informs and educates... 6. Graphic Designers:Researchers, organisers, analysts and presenters ofinformation... 7. Illustration:A visualisation, such as a drawing, painting, photograph,animation or other art work, that stresses subject more than form 8. Illustrators:Interpret or decode textual information (such as a story, a film,music, a poem or newspaper article) by providing a visualrepresentation. They convey a visual message through anindividual visual language ... 9. Q.How do we know what graphic design andillustration is...? 10. A. It is what we do as teaching staff, asresearchers and as practitioners... 11. 5 Reasons to apply to us...1.The staff team2.The course content3.The students4.The facilities5.The opportunities 12. Martin Andersen - designer/photographerChris Bigg - designerPaul Burgess - illustrator/image makerSimon Emery - designerRose Gridneff - designer/letterpress artistJasper Goodall - illustratorAndrew Haslam - designerJim Stoten - illustratorSiobhan Keaney - designerRoderick Mills - illustratorGary Powell - illustratorJeremy Radvan - illustrator/performance artistPhil Taylor - designer/photographer/artistMartha Turland - critical studies/theoryDave Williams - illustrator 13. Jim Stoten illustrator 14. Chris Bigg designer 15. Martin Andersendesigner/photographer 16. Dave Williams - illustrator 17. Roderick Mills illustrator 18. Siobhan Keaney - designer 19. Jasper Goodall - illustrator 20. Paul Burgessillustrator/image maker 21. Phil Taylordesigner/photographer/artist 22. 5 Reasons to apply to us...1.The staff team2.The course content3.The students4.The facilities5.The opportunities 23. Level 01:Introduces:-Basic concepts and components of visualcommunication and visual languagesExplores:- Issues and contextual debates 24. Level 02:Introduces:-Key concepts of sequential communicationFocus on:- Self-initiated, experimental,collaborative, independent working methods 25. Level 03:Encourages:-Greater personal ownership and more self-directed studyOpportunities:- Live industry projects and establishingprofessional links 26. Syllabus:Graphic Design --Print-Screen-based Design-Typography-Letterpress-Photography-Moving Image/Motion Graphics 27. Syllabus:Illustration --Life drawing-Printmaking-Digital Image-making-Analogue and Digital Animation-Letterforms, Word and Image 28. Syllabus:Graphic Design &amp; Illustration --Personal and Professional Development-Cultural and Critical Studies-Faculty Extension Studies 29. 5 Reasons to apply to us...1.The staff team2.The course content3.The students4.The facilities5.The opportunities 30. Students:The Facts --1,715 applicants for 2010/11-Only 85 places across Graphic Designand Illustration-Highly competitive 31. Examples of work ourstudents have produced while on our courses. 32. 5 Reasons to apply to us...1.The staff team2.The course content3.The students4.The facilities5.The opportunities 33. Facilities:Graphic Design and Illustration --Dedicated Studios-Computer Centre-Reprographics-Photographic Unit-Book Arts-Letterpress-Media Centre-Animation Suite 34. 5 Reasons to apply to us...1.The staff team2.The course content3.The students4.The facilities5.The opportunities 35. Opportunities:-Student Exchanges-International Study Trips-Industry Placements-Industry/Live Projects-Professional Lecture Programme-Employment/Postgraduate Study 36. Opportunities:-Student Exchanges-Minneapolis College of Art &amp; Design(MCAD), USA-University of Nagoya, Japan-Arts Center - Pasendena, USA 37. Opportunities:-International Study Trips-Berlin-New York City-San Francisco-Prague-Havana 38. Opportunities:-Industry Placements-Magazines/newspapers/designcompanies/advertising agencies/illustrationstudios-Brighton/London/Berlin/ New York City/SanFrancisco 39. Opportunities:-Employment/Postgraduate Study-Full-time graphic designers for print for theweb and for TV-Full-time art directors for advertisingagencies-Freelance illustrators acrossnewspapers/magazines/books/design/advertising/web... 40. Even the coins in your pocket were designedby one of our graduates, Matthew Dent. 41. Opportunities:-Employment/Postgraduate Study-BBC/The Guardian/Apple/Peter SavilleAssociates/Pentagram/Wallpaper/RoyalMint/Adidas/Penguin/Becks/Channel4/Macmillan/The Partners/RedDesign/JonathanCape/Mother/YCN/MetaDesign/Ford/ 42. Opportunities:-Employment/Postgraduate Study-MA Sequential Design &amp; Illustration-University of Brighton-MA Communication Art &amp; Design-The Royal College of Art-Fabrica (Benetton), Italy 43. 5 Reasons to apply to us...1.The staff team - active2.The course content - unique3.The students - small cohorts4.The facilities - dedicated studios5.The opportunities - many 44. 5 Key pieces of advice...1.Application - be realistic2.Statement - be distinctive3.Portfolio - be selective4.Interview - be positive5.The process - be prepared 45. Good luck with your application </p>