HEY MAKE A BOOK ABOUT SOMETHING COOL.
- Subject: Something important to you
- Dimensions: At least 7″x9″
- Page-count: At least 12 pages
- Format: Booklet
- Binding: Saddle-stitch (staple)
- Try to balance words and images
- Implement a grid
- Utilize dynamic layout
- Make the imagery your own
- I *prefer* you write the copy
A note about your subject:
Please choose something that is unique, meaningful, or otherwise important to you. It should be something about which you would *want* to write a small book. It should also be something for which you could create interesting images. Also, choose something you could share with others.
In other words, try to avoid a subject that’s SOOOO personal that no one else could relate. However, this isn’t a brochure, either. So avoid topics sooo general that they have nothing interesting or connective about them.
It’s not an academic paper, per se. But you want to strike a balance between subjectivity with relatability.
TIMELINE – 2 weeks
Thr Feb 15: Begin / Research / Sketch
Tue Feb 20: Review concepts
Thr Feb 22: Work Day
Tue Feb27: Group Critique
Thr Mar 01: Implement Changes/Work Day
Tue Mar 06: Project Due