TOP DESIGNS 2009
FINISHED – 26 July 2009
The exhibition at  Melbourne Museum has now
finished but you may still be able to see
some of the work by clicking 'The AGE' link
on the left


CLICK 'VICmembers' - see top right   
for information about
2009 ADVICE FOR SCHOOL ASSESSMENT

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REMINDERS NONE AT THE MOMENT

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2008 EXAM REPORT
The Chief Assessor's Report of the 2008 VCE
Visual Communication and Design Exam is now
available on the VCAA website
FOR A SUMMARY ON THIS WEBSITE
CLICK HERE   

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2009 TEST QUESTIONS
Use these questions for exam practice and to test the
understanding and skills of your students
More questions will be added over the next month -
at the moment there are Questions 2, 3 and most of
Question 6
CLICK HERE  

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NEW
CITY OF MELBOURNE LOGO
When Melbourne's new  logo was announced last
week
JULY 2009, critics lined up to declare the
futuristic M design more  mundane than magnificent
CLICK HERE   

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NEW
ANZ LOGO
ANZ says the three petals of its new “lotus�
logo signify Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific.
In the logo’s negative space — in between the
“lotus� petals — you can clearly make out
the shape of a person with uplifted arms. This
represents the bank’s customers and people.
CLICK HERE     

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ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN  
Exhibition at Federation Square NGV
Draw the Line: the Architecture of LAB
presents the process of architectural design
through the material of the Federation Square NGV
archive together with LAB’s subsequent
projects. It explains how architects think about their
designs and how concepts and processes become
realised as architecture. The exhibitionl consists of
conceptual material, working drawings and models.
CLICK HERE  
EXTERNAL WEBSITE

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ARCHIVES
NOW INCLUDES 'BEST OF 2009'
Find what you want easier/quicker
CLICK HERE

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NEW ZEALAND: EXHIBITION
PRINTING TYPES
New Zealand Type Design since 1870
Until 12th September 2009
At objectspace in Auckland
CLICK HERE
EXTERNAL WEBSITE
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INFORMATION
including  WHAT'S ON
LOGIN TIME EXPIRES AFTER 180 MINUTES OF INACTIVITY
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HOME PAGE
MELBOURNE MUSEUM
has images of some of
the
best work (with
captions) from
TOP DESIGNS
2005
Exhibition
and previous years

EXCELLENT
CLICK HERE
LINK UPDATED NOV 2008
LAST MONTH
JULY 2009
ARCHIVES
includes
THE BEST OF 2009
!!! NEW !!!
THE BEST OF 2007
LAST MONTH:
see below - right side panel
TOP DESIGNS 2009
21 March – 26 July 2009
The exhibition at  Melbourne
Museum
not only features the
final product, but also the
development of the final
product - see the students'
folios, work briefs, production
plans, client feedback and
evaluation, design plans

Top Designs 2009 will also be
accompanied by a series of
education programs for
students
CLICK 'VICmembers' -
above   
includes information about
2009 ADVICE FOR SCHOOL
ASSESSMENT

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REMINDERS
NONE AT THE MOMENT
The AGE photo gallery
showing student work on
display at Melbourne
Museum
CLICK HERE
2008 VCE EXAM
Useful info for all teachers
Download copy - PDF Document
CLICK HERE
External website
also
CHIEF ASSESSOR'S REPORT
*** NOW AVAILABLE ***


VICTORIA
VELS
CLICK HERE  


STUDENT WORK
To see work already submitted
CLICK HERE
More student work now needed from other
members please
PLEASE EMAIL ONE PIECE OF WORK FROM ONE
OF YOUR STUDENTS at any level
NEW ZEALAND TEACHERS:
NCEA LATEST UPDATE:
INTERNALLY ASSESSED ACTIVITY
Graph/1/6 - B7
Design a name and a package for sunscreen
CLICK HERE
NOTE:
CHANGES TO
'PROJECT
REQUIREMENTS'
BACK
JULY'S NEW PAGES
THE BUILDING PROCESS
PRE-CONSTRUCTION
REQUIREMENTS
Following on from last month's
TECHNICAL DRAWING
SPECIFICATIONS
CLICK HERE,
The Australian Builders
Directory provides information
to those who want to
familiarise themselves with
the home construction
process. The information has
been based on the procedures
and standards of New South
Wales, which may vary a little
from other states (and New
Zealand), and includes -
Design Drawings
The architect/building
designer or drafts person
(designer) starts by drawing
some rough sketches which
are presented to the client for
discussion. Those sketches
might be revised a few times
until the client is happy. The
designer then draws up
accurate and complete design
drawings for the client and for
council approval. They will
include plans, elevations and
sectional views and may also
include a model, three
dimensional drawings and
detailed drawings.
CLICK HERE   
EXTERNAL WEBSITE

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STATE OF DESIGN FESTIVAL
15-25 JULY 2009
Design For Everyone, the
Festival's Public and Cultural
Program, explores and
communicates the importance
of design to our future.
Experience over 60 exciting
and diverse events,
exhibitions, installations and
experiences across
Metropolitan Melbourne and
regional Victoria.
CLICK HERE  
EXTERNAL WEBSITE  
LOOK PARTICULARLY AT
AGDA Australian Poster
Annual
CLICK HERE and  HERE
EXTERNAL WEBSITE

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MAKING OUR MARK
“God Defend New Zealandâ
€�, the New Zealand flag and
the silver fern are all symbols
that give New Zealanders a
sense of national identity.
Symbols may be official or
unofficial and evolve over
time. Here’s the story of
some of New Zealand's
symbols.
CLICK HERE  
EXTERNAL WEBSITE
FOR INFORMATION ABOUT
AUSTRALIA'S SYMBOLS
CLICK HERE
EXTERNAL WEBSITE

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DG STUDENT DESIGN
COMPETITION 2009
Some of your students may
have entered this competition
- notification appeared in
NOVEMBER 2008
NEW PAGES
THE WINNERS HAVE BEEN
ANNOUNCED
CLICK HERE

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THE BEST OF 2008
UPDATED
UPDATED
NZ TEACHERS
See info below
about
TYPE
EXHIBITION
BACK
CURRENT
NEW PAGES