DESMA 24: Visual Technologies

Time: Mon. & Wed. 2:00P-4:50P
Location: KINR SO Room S122

Introduction and integration of traditional design tools, the camera,
and digital technologies for application to visual thinking and fundamentals
of design. P/NP or letter grading.



ParticipantsEmailWebsite
Prof. Christian Moeller
TA: Osman Khan
Office Hours: Mon. 12-1:45 Rm 326

>>Class List Email Link

JESSICA SUE LIU
KEYVAN MOTTAHEDEH
PETER GE-LIANG
JUSTIN NG
RICHARD NGO
KEITH R PASKO
ERIC STEVEN PAULY
CARMIN ASHLEY SALINDONG
YOOKYUNG SEO
REBECCA ANNE SHOSTAK
MUSKAN SRIVASTAVA
THOMAS SCOTT SUITER
DARIN SUTHAPONG
MICHAEL F TANK
CHERYL ANNE BENOZA TOLEDO
OLIVIA WU
SCOTT STEVEN YACYSHYN


cmo@ucla.edu
osman73@ucla.edu




jessliu@Ucla.Edu
kayvanm@Ucla.Edu
petah2014@hotmail.com
justinng@ucla.edu
rtech_accord@Yahoo.Com
kpasko@ucla.edu
epauly@mindspring.Com
carlys@ucla.edu
thahddl@Ucla.Edu
ras@rasdigital.Com
muskan_srivastava@Hotmail.Com
suiter@ucla.edu
hulaeng@yahoo.Com
resevoir@ucla.edu
catoledo@ucla.edu
dontfearoshere@Hotmail.Com
raffashyn@Hotmail.Com

http://users.design.ucla.edu/~osman73




http://users.design.ucla.edu/~jessliu
http://users.design.ucla.edu/~kayvanm
http://users.design.ucla.edu/~petergng
http://users.design.ucla.edu/~justinng
http://users.design.ucla.edu/~emblem12
http://users.design.ucla.edu/~kpasko
http://users.design.ucla.edu/~epauly
http://users.design.ucla.edu/~carlys
http://users.design.ucla.edu/~thahddl
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http://users.design.ucla.edu/~suiter
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http://users.design.ucla.edu/~resevoir
http://users.design.ucla.edu/~catoledo
http://users.design.ucla.edu/~owulivia
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WeekDateAgendaAssignment
Week 1 Mon. Jan. 12 Brainstorming in 3 groups about the nature of lines - Who is who? (see schedule)
- Library research "Line": digital slide show, 16 images under one title
- Contact sheet "square" (see example)

Wed. Jan. 15 LAB - See Tutorial
        - HTML Reference Sheet
        - HTML Hex Color Reference Sheet
Week 2 Mon. Jan. 19 Holiday

Wed. Jan. 21 LAB

Week 3 Mon. Jan. 26 - Digital presentation: Research Line
- Wall: Contact sheet "square"
- Quickie "Line-Project": 12 ideas for project "Line" as painting/drawing (3), photography (3), video clip/ film (3), sculpture/ architecture (3).

- Contact sheet "free" (see example)

Wed. Jan. 28 LAB & Critique
- See Photoshop File
- See Illustrator File
- StyleSheet Reference

Turn 3 ideas into 3 project proposals for digital presentation.
Week 4 Mon. Feb. 2 - Digital presentation: 3 "Line-Project" ideas, discussion, selection
- Wall: Contact sheet "free"

"Line Project" production
Wed. Feb. 4 LAB and Critique
Who is:
Ray and Charles Eames - LIU, JESSICA SUE
Philippe Starck - MOTTAHEDEH, KEYVAN

Week 5 Mon. Feb. 9 - Digital presentation: "Line project" Field research: 16 images with squares
Internet research: 4 examples of great image galleries
1. Size 3.5" x 3.5" on cardboard
2. Within a web site with 3 page types organized as photo gallery with a good navigation.
Text: project title, image titles, short descriptions, long descriptions (explaining it to a "blind person").

Wed. Feb. 11LAB and Critique
Who is:
Frank Gehry - PETER GE-LIANG

Week 6Mon. Feb. 16 Holiday

Wed. Feb. 18 LAB and Critique
Who is:
*Frank Lloyd Wright - NGO RICHARD
Richard Meier - PASKO, KEITH R

Week 7 Mon. Feb. 23 Wall: arrangement (each student 4 x 4, total height 8 images, gaps 1.5")
Digital presentation: web site "squares"
16 Close up's, show as less as possible but just enough to make an image recognizable. Size 3.5"x3.5" on cardboard.

Wed. Feb. 25 LAB and Critique
Who is:
Toyo Ito - SHOSTAK, REBECCA ANNE
Norman Foster - SALINDONG, CARMIN ASHLEY

Week 8 Mon. Mar. 1 Wall: arrangement following a strong visual idea (total height 8 images, gaps 1.5")
"Object video": 3 ideas for 20 seconds long video project about a single object. background neutral, object static, light and camera can be in motion, no hand hold.

Wed. Mar. 3 LAB and Critique
Who is:
*Richard Neutra - SEO, YOOKYUNG
El Lissitzky - SHOSTAK, REBECCA ANNE

"object video"
Week 9 Mon. Mar. 8Excursion

Wed. Mar. 10 LAB and Critique
Who is:
*Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe - SRIVASTAVA, MUSKAN
Pierre Koenig - SUITER, THOMAS SCOTT

Week 10 Mon. Mar. 15 Video screening Web site as portfolio of all class projects

Wed. Mar. 17 LAB and Critique
Who is:
*Le Corbusier - SUTHAPONG, DARIN
Rem Koolhaas - TANK, MICHAEL F

Week 11 Mon. Mar. 22 Final digital presentation: web site "portfolio"
Who is:
*Buckminster Fuller - TOLEDO, CHERYL ANNE BENOZA
Rudolph Schindler - WU, OLIVIA
Daniel Liebeskind - YACYSHYN, SCOTT STEVEN


*prepare for the week before