Create a book using photographs from our Pictures of Type online database. Choose whatever pictures you want — whether they are yours or not. All decisions are yours: the size, the photo selection, the order of the photographs, how much caption text should appear.
My intention is that the end book will serve as a reference and forces you to look at the photographs with an editing eye.
You may decide to make your final copy with Blurb or LuLu or similar, but be prepared to show a working model of your book at the final review — one week after the last class.
More information will be added to this post in the coming weeks.
Similar in spirit to the distortions assignment last week, I want you to experiment with altering letterforms by adding or removing parts of the letter. You may do this in the computer or off.
Use the letters RISD.
Unlike last week, we will discuss how the end piece alters the meaning of the letters.
Here are some examples of what you can do: