Impression Studio: Publishing Unbound, Poster zine Final outcomes

Now that all of the components for the poster zine where ready it was now time to test out printing methods and paper stocks. My original idea was to print on a risograph printer thinking it would be a cheaper option for the project. Continue reading Impression Studio: Publishing Unbound, Poster zine Final outcomes

Impression Studio: Publishing Unbound, Poster zine Article Layout

When I was first thinking about the layout for my article I was mainly taking into consideration the amount of space the images would take up and was mainly thinking back to the research I did on Arbitare and tried to incorporate the same methods. Continue reading Impression Studio: Publishing Unbound, Poster zine Article Layout

Impression Studio: Publishing Unbound, Poster Zine Initial Ideas and Cover Development

When thinking about the content of my poster zine and how it would look I decided to start off with online research in the library for typographic posters I found some of these quite helpful and they ended up having some influence on the final outcome. Continue reading Impression Studio: Publishing Unbound, Poster Zine Initial Ideas and Cover Development

Impression Studio: Publishing Unbound, Poster Zine Research and Brief

Over the course of the first term the students working in the impression studio have each been asked the create an edition of 25 A5 poster zines containing an article about innovation in the publishing industry. The poster zine also had to fold out to reveal a typographic poster that could coincide with the theme of the article. There were a few specifications the zine had to have a front cover with a title of our choice it also had to incorporate the impression studio manifesto and a binding system to accompany the zines. Continue reading Impression Studio: Publishing Unbound, Poster Zine Research and Brief

Impression Studio: Publishing Unbound, Layout and InDesign Workshop

In our studio today we had a workshop to help us with our article layout and InDesign skills. This task was quite helpful in terms of being able to identify where grids have been used in magazine layouts and learning how to use them in our articles but since I have almost no experience with InDesign I found this task to be a bit hard. Continue reading Impression Studio: Publishing Unbound, Layout and InDesign Workshop

Impression Studio: Publishing Unbound, Typographic Poster Workshop

In our typographic poster workshop with Angharad where we used different materials and mark making techniques to come up with some interesting ideas for our typographic posters. Continue reading Impression Studio: Publishing Unbound, Typographic Poster Workshop

Impression Studio: Publishing Unbound, Metaphorical Book Covers Show and Tell

Today we had another show and tell in our studio to look at some book covers that have a metaphor behind it some were very interesting and intriguing. Continue reading Impression Studio: Publishing Unbound, Metaphorical Book Covers Show and Tell

Impression Studio: Publishing Unbound, Magazine analysis workshop part 2

In the second part of the magazine workshop Angharad gave us a task to re-invent a magazine and then to present it to the class using what we had gained from the amalysis session that we previously had. Continue reading Impression Studio: Publishing Unbound, Magazine analysis workshop part 2