1: Design Principles

Designers use design principles to evaluate and inform the consistency and visual hierarchy of their design. 
Put into action, design and typographic principles, can then be used to make sure designs reach an intended target audience and/or meet the goals of a company or individual. 
These lessons will lead you into being able to use design principles and typography to evaluate and inform your designs.
You will take the FOUR ICON CHALLENGE and have the option of learning a new tool - Adobe Illustrator.
Design Skills

Understanding and employing design principles
Understanding and employing colour theory
Understanding the impact of typography
Understanding the relationship between colour, typography, layout, and tone
Understanding the use of symbols and representative graphics
Research and communication skills
Critiquing designs
Assessment Objectives

CIE 9607 Media Studies AS
AO2: Apply knowledge and understanding to show how meanings are created when analysing media products and when evaluating their own practical work.
AO4: Undertake and apply appropriate research
AO3: Plan and construct media products using appropriate technical and creative skills

ISTE NETS*S: Curriculum and Content Area Standards – NETS for Students
1. Creativity and Innovation: Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology.
a. apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes. 
b. create original works as a means of personal or group expression.