Visual Communication II



Resources


COURSE RESOURCES

Course Syllabus [57KB]

RECOMMENDED LINKS

The Institute for The Future of The Book website
The Institute for The Future of The Book blog

HIGH-END PUBLISHING

Fine Press Book Association high-end publishing
Ivory Press high-end publishing

BOOKBINDING

Dave's Book Tutorial bookbinding info
Pictorial Webster's Book Tutorial bookbinding info
Welcome to Japanese Bookbinding website
DIY Japanese Stab Stitch Binding vimeo
Japanese Bookbinding youtube
Japanese Bookbinding Music youtube
Tying a Book Binder's Knot with dolph smith

PAPER

McManus & Morgan intriguing and aesthetically pleasing parchments
Hiromi Paper paper shop
Kelly Paper Santa Monica paper shop

HIGH-RES PHOTOS

Online Archive of California some hi-res Muybridge images
California Historical Society
California Digital Newspaper Collection

REQUIRED READING

River of Shadows by Rebecca Solnit (Text files can be found in myClasses)
The Elements of Typographic Style by Robert Bringhurst
Design Observer website
MIT World: The Future of Publishing Symposium
This Spartan Life interview with Bob Stein
The Design Process [61KB]

RECOMMENDED READING

The Designer and The Grid by Julia Thrift and Lucienne Roberts
Grid Systems in Graphic Design by Joseph Muller-Brockmann
Making and Breaking The Grid: A Graphic Design Layout Workshop by Timothy Samara
Twelve Strategies essay by Bruce Mau
Massive Change by Bruce Mau Design and the Institute without Boundaries