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Graphic Design for the Web

GRAPH-3237-01, Spring 2019
Thursday, 1:10pm – 6:10pm, RISD
DC 704, 30 N Main St, Providence, RI 02903
Instructor: Minkyoung Kim, mkim37@risd.edu
TA: Sophia Spitulnik, sspituln@risd.edu
Office hours: By appointment, meeting (Thursday 11am – 1pm) or Slack

Week 01: 02/14/2019   Hello World
  • Exercises
    • Hello World
    • Codepen Introduction
Week 02: 02/21/2019   The Internets
Week 03: 02/28/2019   Reproduction

Hito Steyerl, How Not to be Seen: A Fucking Didactic Educational.MOV

Week 04: 03/07/2019   Hyperlinks
  • Student presentation: Fred and Alyzeh
  • Reading discussion: The Garden of Forking Paths
  • Project 1: Final crit
  • Introduce Project 2
  • Assignments due next week
    • Project 2: research, proposal, goals
    • Codeacademy: Catch up on any incomplete Code Academy tutorials
    • Reading Response: Olia Lialina, A Vernacular Web
Week 05: 03/14/2019   Interface Aesthetics
Week 06: 03/21/2019   Generative Design

Sol Lewitt, Variations of Incomplete Open Cubes, 1974

Week 07: 03/28/2019   Spring Break (No Class)

Week 08: 04/04/2019   Online Identity and Mixed Reality
  • Project 2: Final crit (Guest: Laurel Schwulst)
  • Student presentation: Jueun
  • Introduce Project 3
  • Lecture: CSS: Motions
  • Assignments due next week
    • Project 3: research, proposal, goals
    • Finish in-class exercise
    • Codeacademy
      • Javascript > Introduction to Javascript > 1. Learn Javascript: Introduction
      • Javascript > Introduction to Javascript > 2. Learn Javascript: Conditionals
    • Reading Response: David Reinfurt, Infinite Versioning
Week 09: 04/11/2019   Change
  • Student presentation: Sarah and April
  • Reading discussion: Infinite Versioning
  • Project 3: proposal presentation
  • Lecture: Javascript basics
  • Assignments due next week
    • Project 3: visual design and website build planning
    • Finish in-class exercise
    • Codeacademy
      • Javascript > Introduction to Javascript > 3. Learn Javascript: Functions
      • Javascript > Introduction to Javascript > 4. Learn Javascript: Scope
      • Javascript > Introduction to Javascript > 5. Learn Javascript: Arrays
    • Reading Response: Constant Dullaart, Balconism
Week 10: 04/18/2019   Public / Private
Week 11: 04/25/2019   Collection
Week 12: 05/02/2019   Platform

Week 13: 05/09/2019   Class Documentation Due (No Class)

Special thanks to Clement Valla who initiated Graphic Design for the Web and taught the class from 2013 Fall to 2015 Fall.