2007

June
CROSS SECTION
ACTIVITIES   

National Youth Week
(NYW) 2008 will be
held from 5-13 April.
Design competition
held for a suitable
fresh design look for
NYW 2008

2007 LOGO TRENDS
2006 TRENDS
2005 TRENDS

LOGO DESIGNS:
HISTORY

STUDENT WORK
1 point perspective
ROOM

May
ISOMETRIC ICONS
ACTIVITY
YARRA DESIGN is
redesigning its website

DESIGNERS' IDEAS
LOGO COMPETITION
DESIGN 21: Social
Design Network.

"COLOR IN MOTION"
INTERESTING
An Interactive Experience
of Color Communication
and Color Symbolism


WORKING
BACKWARDS
For a change, students
can start with a given
image rather than a
Design Brief

UNLUCKY LOGO
In 2006, Brussels
Airlines had to modify
its logo.
Why?

in NEW ZEALAND
Graphic Design
Towards the Precipice
Auckland Museum
An exhibition of
posters used as
propaganda tools in
WWII
MORE ABOUT
PROPAGANDA
POSTERS

April
PACKAGE DESIGN
Introduction to
packaging design -
Article by Jonathan
Sands

STUDENT WORK
Gillian Smillie's New
Zealand Year 12
students have been
designing wine
packaging and labels

MORE PRODUCT
ANALYSIS
This month it is
A C C E S S  F M

TRANSPARENCY
What is transparency
and how do you
achieve it?
ACTIVITIES

MORE NEW ZEALAND
DESIGN
MORE examples:
The Big Idea
+
Humphrey IKIN
furniture designer  

lab.3000   
Secondary School
Workshops
Term Two 2007
includes;
Making the most of
Adobe Creative Suite:
Introduction
+
Making the most of
Adobe Creative Suite:
Intensive

March
ACTIVITIES
iPod ADS

PRODUCT ANALYSIS
WHY?
and do you use one of
the following strategies
with your students?
S C U M P S
F A C E
C A F E Q U E

NEW ZEALAND DESIGN
A list - with links - of
anything to do with
design in New Zealand
Examples:
Best Design Awards
Tasmanstudios,
Wellington

February
2006 VCE EXAM
VISUAL
COMMUNICATION AND
DESIGN

INSTRUMENTAL
DRAWING

ACTIVITIES
INTERNET CAFE

January
TOP DESIGNS 2007
MELBOURNE MUSEUM

TECHNOLOGY
COMMUNITY NEWS
includes links to
The New Zealand
Curriculum: Draft 2006
- 2007
+
Secondary Design and
Technology
One of the units is
World of Professional
Designers
LOGIN TIME EXPIRES AFTER 180 MINUTES OF INACTIVITY
2005

December
- Milk Carton -
surface graphics
design
- Student Work:
comic book covers;
three point
perspective
- VCE 2005 exam
answers

November
- Toy Trucks:
orthogonal drawing
-
New Index: VCE
- Design Briefs: New
Zealand Student
Designer Awards
- Design at Melbourne
Museum
- Student Galleries:
Tertiary

October
- Shoes: rendering
activities
- MORE VCE exam
revision:
logo, oblique
drawing

September
- Empty rooms:
Architectural
illustration
- VCE exam revision
- 2004 Assessment
Reports

August
- Colour Activity
-
Orthogonal layout
- Student work

July
- Orthogonal drawing
Test
- 2004 VCE
EXAM:
answers
to Question 3
-
Oblique drawing

June
- 2004 VCE EXAM:
answers
to Questions
4 and 6
-
Planometric drawing

May
- Ideas for VCE Unit 4
- 2004 VCE EXAM:
answers
to Question 7
- Student work

April
- What can you do
with a leaf?
- 2004 VCE
EXAM:
answers
to Question 1

March
- Grids
- Student work:
rendering; letterform

February
- Line Art
- Stained Glass
- Mobile Phone
-
Logo for Victoria

January
Technical Drawing
P R E V I O U S   N E W    P A G E S
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2004

December
Design a Bird Logo

November
Design a
doghouse/kennel and
Letterbox
2006

December
VELS

November
WATCHES
Design a watch dial  

POSTCARDS
Postcards, e-Postcards and
Activities            

FLAT COLOUR        
Explanation and
examples

October
FORKLIFT
These are some
ideas for using an
image of a forklift

FASHION DESIGNERS
information about
AUSTRALIAN Fashion
Designers

Target 2020    
Make, design or
describe the
car of
202
0
VACC "Target 2020"
competition

VCE EXAM GUIDE
On Monday 11
September 2006 The
Age published a 'VCE
EXAM GUIDE'

DESIGN ELEMENTS
and PRINCIPLES
examples for analysis

"If Managers thought
like Designers"
This is an article that
appeared in the
Financial Review's
BOSS magazine in
August 2006

TEST QUESTIONS

September
- TREES
- WHO DO GRAPHIC
DESIGNERS WORK
WITH ?
- TEST QUESTIONS
More questions -
about
elements and
principles
,
perspective, and
some questions which
are the type used for
IQ tests

August  
-
ANIMATION
Information, tutorials
and examples
-
GRAPHICACY
The Basic Skill for the
Twenty-First Century
-
TEST QUESTIONS
New questions on
orthogonal/orthographic drawing,
and rendering

July
- SHOPPING BAGS
information, activities,
templates and
examples
- PLAYHOUSE
Includes a Design
Brief
-
TEST QUESTIONS
Questions on colour, design
principles,
orthogonal/orthographic drawing,
- A BIT OF FUN .  .  .  
.  .
cut an image and
paste it into another
image

June
- SHAPE : Includes
SHAPE, SHAPES OF
CHAIRS and
ERGONOMIC SHAPES:
CHAIRS and  
ERGONOMIC SHAPES:
OTHER PRODUCTS
-
2005 VCE EXAM
The Chief Assessors
Report has now been
published on the
VCAA website and it
contains
sample
answers

May
- Design a Bus Shelter
plus poster activity
- VCE Unit 4
Design Brief and
ideas
- Logo trends 2005
- Why logos change

April
- Instructions
(diagrams)
- Poster (for concert)
using given image

March
- 2020 car design
- Sample test
questions
-
Methods
- New logo for NAB

February
- Car logos: history;
activity with
symmetry
- T shirts: history;
activities

January
Typography
BACK TO CURRENT NEW PAGES
2007 continued

December    

November


October
KETTLES
Australian Design
Awards
ACTIVITY

UNIVERSAL DESIGN

September
BLOCK
DESIGN ACTIVITIES
- Toilet Block
- Block of Stamps

DESIGN
a CD Box or Holder

8 TEST QUESTIONS
Suitable for VCE
students

August
POSTERS
2007 Melbourne
Design Festival
'When It Rains, It
Pours'

NEW QANTAS
LOGO

EVERYTHING YOU
WANT TO KNOW
ABOUT
LOGO DESIGN

CREATING ISOMETRIC
VIEW
- Photoshop

July    
PERSPECTIVE
All the web pages
about PERSPECTIVE on
this website
ACTIVITIES   

DESIGN FESTIVAL
2007 Melbourne
Design Festival
'When It Rains, It
Pours'

DESIGN ELEMENT:
SHAPE
ACTIVITY
3D forms of related
objects simplified to
2D shapes

DESIGN PRINCIPLE:
SCALE
Are these sculptures
larger than life,
miniatures or life-size?

DESIGNING A FLYER
Design a double-sided
flyer for a forthcoming
club night or music
event
ACTIVITY