Well Designed, Well Read


Our graduating class of students have each developed a picture book as part of their communication design classes with me. In their first term, students were invited to think about storytelling and create a character for a children’s book (or, in some cases for an older audience, using the format and visual language of a children’s book). In their second term, students developed their character into a series of sketches, primarily using Illustrator. After an introductory course in typography and print design, students had a term to develop their illustrations into a finished book.

We saw many great projects come out of these classes. Here are four that stood out…

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