When reading the brief it asks for us to create a digital portfolio but doesn’t explain if that should be a website or a PDF that we would send to potential clients and employers. However, it makes sense to me that this outcome can be both because the PDF can be a document almost identical… Read More Design Competition: Digital Portfolio Research
[We Make Magazines: Inside the Independents by Mike Koedinger] Although the information was probably very out of date as it was published in 2009, the book was extremely insightful in getting an understanding of why and how certain magazines are put together. At this point, my concept is to produce a health kind of magazine… Read More Ellipsis: Independent Magazines
As part of the portfolio ready brief, we are to establish platforms on social media in order to connect ourselves and our work to a wider audience. The advantages of social media are the ability to connect and promote to target audiences and establish a voice.
Last year in the Impression Studio we visited the MagCulture store and I came away with some beautifully inspiring magazines; this visit was no different. The visit was particularly useful due to it being Final Major Project time and I was in dire need of some inspiration!
When it came to printing the final publication, the only thing I had to be worried about was the printing of the photographs inside and the texture on the cover; but I hoped I had enough experience with the riso that I could solve any potential issues!
After printing off the publication I began to look further into what the most successful binding method would be for the outcome.