The University of the Arts
GD213 DESIGN SYSTEMS
An intensive laboratory where the formal aspects of composition, organic and geometric form, color, symbolic drawing, craftsmanship, and processes of conceptualizing are investigated. Assignments are founded on directed goals and playful investigation to train the student in areas of selection, selfcriticism, set theory, and visual logic. Prerequisite: Completion of the Foundation program, or permission of the instructor by portfolio review and interview.
For this assignment, students were asked to design a letterform and, through the manipulation of organic visual language, obscure/destroy that form. Concepts learned include letterform structure, pacing, system analysis and design, composition, and figure/ground relationships.