We’re into the third week of ds106 and sadly our poor Prof. Oliver Lindenbrook seems a bit out of sorts. So I’ve brought my friend Chris Stein to talk about design, as well as discuss some of our favorite ds106 visual and design assignments.
So for the next week I’d like you to do two of the assignments we talked about. The Four Icon Challenge and Messing With the MacGuffin. Here’s a tutorial for Messing with the MacGuffin using GIMP and MPEG Streamclip. Also pick a third assignment from either the visual assignments or the design assignments.
Very, very important that you tag your assignments properly. So for example, the Messing with the MacGuffin assignment needs to be tag with both:
Below are all the links from the Google doc we shared in the webcast.
The Exquisite Corpse
“poetry must be made by all and not by one.”
Messing with the MacGuffin
DS 106 Examples
Minimalist Travel Posters based on Movies
Other Travel Poster Examples
Other Related Links
Book Cover for Brazilian edition of Journey to the Center of the Earth
Lost World’s Fairs
This is a site commissioned by Microsoft to show that IE9 could handle web fonts (web fonts are downloadable fonts that allow people who don’t have the font you want to use to download and display the font in a web page).
Design with a capital D
Film about the design of objects
Of course once something is named it becomes commoditized. Here is someone making that point while also selling a newly packaged version of the same thing
D school instead of B school