Jan 28

Homework 1/28/14

Read and be prepared to discuss:

Project 1 Milestones:

Jan 22

Homework 1/23/14

Project 1 Milestones due TUESDAY, 1/28:

  • Due TUESDAY, 1/28:
    • Design brief for Golden Gate Park website
    • Research related to Golden Gate Park
    • Target audience profile, including
      • A stock image of the person you are envisioning as your target audience
      • A detailed summary of this person’s background, interests, lifestyle, demographics, income, etc.
      • How would this person be likely to use the park (i.e. First time tourist looking for museum info? Regular visitor looking for street closure information?)
      • You will use this person as an inspiration for your “mood board” (more details next week)
  • Ongoing tasks for project 1:
    • Continue to collect all information and research in a process book to be turned in at the conclusion of this assignment
    • You will be responsible for creating original imagery for this project, so this is a good time to start planning park visits to take photos and do hands-on research.

Reading Assignment

Jan 20

Homework 1/21/14

Project 1 Milestones

  • Download & read assignment sheet—Project 1: Golden Gate Park Web Site
  • Research Golden Gate Park:
    • What are ways that people use Golden Gate Park?
    • What services does that park provide that might be useful to include in a web site?
    • Begin gathering data about who uses the park
    • Begin collecting examples of competing web sites
    • What’s the current state of the park on the web?
    • Be prepared to tell me three things I don’t already know about the park
  • Begin to organize research into a project/design brief due Tuesday, 1/28
Jan 13

Homework 1/14/14

1. Bring a sample of a what you would call a “good web site”.

  • Include 3 reasons why you think interacting with this site is successful. (10pts)
  • Include 2 things you would do to improve the site. (5pts)
  • Provide a sketch/mock up of how you would improve things. (5pts)
  • Due Tuesday, January 21.

2. Register for the class field trip

Jan 09

Welcome!

Graphic Design CrestGreetings design students! This site will be our online meeting place to exchange information, find files and resources and generally keep up to date on the goings on for Spring 2014 section of GRPH 140: Design for Interactive Media at City College of San Francisco. If you have not yet done so, please register as a user of this site now. If you missed class or are having difficulty logging in please email me for assistance.

—Tim Harrington, Instructor