Summary of the subject contents: What information design is and how the field is defined. Insights into information exploration and discovery. Data hierarchy and relationships. Appropriateness of procedures for effective prototyping and testing. Visual terminology. Tools important for information design. Case studies.
Lectures, seminars and practical course should be attended on time. Products must be delivered to agreed deadlines.
The individual parts of the subject require the presence of: lectures 80%, seminar 80%, practical course 90%.
In case of insufficient attendance, the student can not complete the course in the academic year 2019/2020.
The final grade (100%) is composed of: presence (20 %), question (10 %), products (50 %), presentation (20 %).
Lectures take place on Thursday between 9.30 and 11.30 am (L-306).
27th of Feb.
About Information Design
What is it? Who does it? Why it is?
5th of Mar.
Data Visualisation & Infographics
12th of Mar.
19th of Mar.
26th of Mar.
Research Insight & Process of Detection
2nd of Apr.
Prototypes & Testing
How Research & Testing Ensures a Successful Design
9th of Apr.
Visual Accessories to Help Transmit Information
16th of Apr.
Corporate Visual Identity and Logo
Trademark and Logo
23rd of Apr.
Printed Matter Case Studies
Magazines, Packaging, Corporate Communications
7th of May
Information Graphics Case Studies
Maps, Charts & Diagrams
14th of May
Interactive Case Studies
Web pages & Other Screen Related Projects
21st of May
Environmental Case Studies
Navigation & Exhibits
28th of May
Experimantal Case Studies
Information Design to the Limits
4th of Jun.
Review of Work
Seminar takes place on Thursday between 11.30 am and 13. pm (L-306).
Practical Course takes place on Tuesday between 11. am and 12.30 pm (R-304).
The exam consists of a report and presentation (oral exam). The report (e-publication) and presentation should be uploaded to google drive before the exam (the day before or according to agreement) in pdf format.
The report should include reasonable number of pages (no more than 20), use A5 format (portrait or landscape). It represents an overview of the subject’s work. In your own discretion and selection indicate the important and interesting stages of creating graphic design. Here you give short comments.
The report and presentation must have similar and meaningfully connected graphic design.
The report should include the following: Name and surname | University of Ljubljana | Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering | Department of Textiles, Graphic Arts and Design | Chair of Information and Graphic Arts Technology | Information Design, 2018/2019 | Mentors: Nace Pušnik, Gregor Franken.
18th of June 2020 | 10 am | exam room will be posted later
27th of August 2020 | 10 am | exam room will be posted later