PV257 Graphic Design and Multimedia Project

Faculty of Informatics
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: z (credit).
MgA. Jana Malíková (lecturer)
Mgr. Lukáš Pevný (lecturer)
MgA. Kateřina Spáčilová (lecturer)
MgA. Helena Lukášová, ArtD. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Matěj Málek (assistant)
Mgr. Vojtěch Brůža (seminar tutor)
Mgr.art. Katarína Czikorová, ArtD. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Kristína Zákopčanová (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
MgA. Jana Malíková
Department of Visual Computing - Faculty of Informatics
Contact Person: MgA. Jana Malíková
Supplier department: Department of Visual Computing - Faculty of Informatics
Timetable of Seminar Groups
PV257/01: Mon 17. 2. to Fri 15. 5. Thu 10:00–11:50 C405, Thu 10:00–11:50 C403, J. Malíková, L. Pevný
PV257/02: Mon 17. 2. to Fri 15. 5. Tue 12:00–13:50 C403, Tue 12:00–13:50 C405, Tue 12:00–13:50 C416, H. Lukášová, K. Zákopčanová
PV257/03: Mon 17. 2. to Fri 15. 5. Mon 12:00–13:50 C405, Mon 12:00–13:50 C403, V. Brůža, H. Lukášová, K. Zákopčanová
PV083 Graphic Design II && PV067 Typography II && PV085 Type Design II
A precondition for this course is the artistic approach and the knowledge of the principles of graphic design, typography, and type design. Adobe CS6 software skills are expected.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 12 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 11/12, only registered: 1/12, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 1/12
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The focus of the course is to develop students' skills and ability to work on the professional level. Presented students' proposals of the graphic design will respect client's requirements and deadlines. In this course, teamwork will be encouraged which can lead to the innovative solutions combining strategies of graphic design, typography, and type design with other areas such as animation, video, 3D modeling, information graphics, visualization, photography, DTP (desktop publishing), product and package design, exhibition design, etc. In the course, students will be confronted with external experts and lecturers with the technical and artistic background also. While working on specific tasks students will utilize knowledge and experience previously acquired in prerequisite courses. This course introduces the workflow of a graphic designer expected on the professional level. The goal is to offer to students an opportunity to gain the experience while communicating with clients, presenting the work, working in teams, seeking innovative solutions.
Learning outcomes
At the end of this course, students will create their own portfolio.
  • Creative presentations (portfolio), a creation of a 3D font, participation in internal and external graphics and multimedia competitions, curatorship of exhibitions etc.
  • STOKLOSSA, Uwe. Advertising : new techniques for visual seduction. Edited by Thomas Rempen, Translated by David Wilson. London: Thames & Hudson, 2007. 270 s. ISBN 9780500513408. info
  • DIXON, Simon and Aporva BAXI. Great graphics on a budget : creating cutting-edge work for less. Gloucester: Rockport Publishers, 2003. 191 s. ISBN 1564969487. info
  • HELLER, Steven. Merz to emigre and beyond : avant-garde magazine design of the twentieth century. New York: Phaidon Press Limited, 2003. 240 s. ISBN 0714839272. info
  • Digital lab :print & electronic design advertising. Crans-Près-Céligny: Rotovision, 2001. 156 s. ISBN 2-88046-557-5. info
  • Digital lab :print & electronic design advertising. Crans-Près-Céligny: Rotovision, 2001. 156 s. ISBN 2-88046-557-5. info
  • NOBLE, Ian and Russell BESTLEY. Experimental layout. Hove: Rotovision, 2001. 160 s. ISBN 2-88046-610-5. info
  • WHITE, Alex. Type in Use :Effective typography for electronic publishing. 1st ed. New York: Design Press, 1992. 191 s., ob. ISBN 0-8306-3796-6. info
Teaching methods
Working in the studio. Consultation, individual or teamwork (working in software Adobe CS6). Teacher continuously reviews the work, students incorporate the comments into the improvement of the ongoing project. The final work is presented electronically.
Assessment methods
Credits are assigned after the delivery of finished projects based on assignments by a teacher on recommended media.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught each semester.
Information on course enrolment limitations: No prerequisites for international study programs (CEEPUS, ERASMUS, SOKRATES)
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020, Spring 2021.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2020, recent)
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