Every year, the fourth-year class in fine arts puts together work for an undergraduate thesis show. There are many components, and the class is divided up into teams of their own choosing in order to make the show a success. I picked the Catalogue and Design team (what other team would I pick XD). I would like to document some of the challenges in working with studiomates. We handled all advertising design, and the design of the catalogue itself.
It was a bit of a struggle to get everyone on the same page, as everyone was very busy with fourth-year classes, aside from studio. I had never been too close with people in studio, mostly because being in the co-op stream means only doing “half” of third-year, and the second-year classes are made up of a mix of people. Always build in extra time before the deadline in case of anything.
I don’t really have much else to say on this, other than, the teamwork aspect could have worked out a little better if we had split the InDesign document. Also, Dropbox and cloud spreadsheets are good for tracking information and progress on a project.
Final product! Should I take better photos? I have a few copies…
I think in the end, I will miss all of my studiomates. ^^
Fine Arts Thesis Catalogue
Class of 2014
Cover Design: K. Cooper
Layout and Photo-editing: A. Wong
Content Editing by K. Missio, J. So
Advertising Design: H. Heer
…and lots of help from the rest of the class and Prof. T. Cooper.
Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
We also had a blog where people in studio could write about what they were interested in.
“Things We Love, Fine 473/475”
Official website (…)
Show Opening Video by Woot Suit Riot
(I may post the final PDF later, but if you really want to see it, email me, and I’ll share the link.)