Visual Voice emphasized exploring the connection that graphic design, as a strong means of visual communication, can make between designers and their viewers. The students were asked to design a poster that focused on the cultural, environmental, political or social issues. They could choose topics such as Climate Change, Human Rights, Wild Animal Protection and etc. Through research and creative design process, the students expressed their feelings and ideas, and brought the public awareness and attention to the cultural, environmental and social issues they found in the world around us.
Graphic Design II is required for both DA&D of Art majors and Digital Media Design Concentration of NMS students. And it’s a prerequisite course for most of the upper level Digital Art & Design courses. The course focuses on the topics of the contemporary graphic design techniques and practices. Students will continue the exploration of typographic design begun in Graphic Design I, as they begin to be concentrated on organizing two-dimensional space effectively, thinking conceptually, and combining images with typography.
Visual Voice students' posters displayed in the J. Eugene Smith Library at Eastern.