Course material will be published in the course Moodle.
The main project will be to design a print-ready book. This includes a high-quality book design, layout, material choices, binding plan and preparing the publication for print. We will also cover printing techniques, how to work with the printing house, print-to-publishing workflow and touch on budget aspect of designing for print. Work happens at campus where we have access to printers, paper samples and other materials. A visit to a print-house is organized if the situation allows.
30.08.2021 - 31.12.2021
01.07.2021 - 05.09.2021
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Institute of Design and Fine Arts (LAB)
The students must have either successfully completed the graphic design publication course and typography courses, or have similar skills in order to implement it within this class.
All students working remotely need to have access to InDesign.
Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Graphic Design
It’s possible to bring your own book design project to this course. That can mean your own book or designing for a client. But you must consider the size and schedule of the project if it matches this course. Speak with the teacher.
If possible, there will be a visit to a print house and discussions with industry people.
Minimum 80% attendance.
The course will take place mainly at campus. Visits to print house and other relevant places will be organized if the situation allows.
Part of the design work will take place during the individual study time. Design the book can be scheduled loosely around the students’ own plans but must be completed on time.
The student will learn how to design a print-ready publication and learnd to work with the printing house. They will design a book to high standard and understands how the nuances of materiality and reading experience effect not only the end result, but also the printing process and costs. They will design a print-ready file.