Introducing participants to the expanded field of
visual communication and the broad definition
of the discipline.
This workshop is an exploration
in research, concept development, illustration, photography, and typography.
Participants will be given a theme and are required
to research and develop their concepts through
a series of two
or more over-sized posters.
The objective is to create a cohesive and unique solution to a given problem.
This project is meant to challenge design thinking, processes, methods,
and to help participants explore typography
in an experimental and purposeful way.
expand design experiences and methods
strengthen conceptual and strategic competences in visual communication
strengthen theoretical-analytical skills by acquiring knowledge in the field of visual communication
create confidence in articulating the visual message and overall work
add to and update technical knowledge
introductory understanding of the relationship of design for print versus
design for other purposes
The workshop is set up for graphic design students, young professionals,
and others interested in visual communication. Up to 20 participants will be accepted. Each participant will submit
a short bio and a few points of interest to establish what they intend to gain. This will be used to determine if the workshop
can fulfill the participants’ expected goals.
Level of Instruction
The instructor(s) of the workshop is a principal at aftermodern.lab inc.
The workshop consists of short lectures,
group discussions and critiques.
The interpretation of an object and how it can lead to new understandings
100 McCaul Street,
Room: MCA 554
Date: January 21–22, 2017
Time: 12pm–5:30pm (arrive by 11:45am)
Application and Cost
Participants are required to submit a short bio
and a few points of interest in the workshop:
and will be chosen based on the level of interest. Accepted participants will be contacted between November 25 & December 5,
2017 and the full payment of $210.00 (taxes and fees included) must be completed by December 9.
Register a group of:
5 or more to receive a 10% discount
10 or more to receive a 15% discount
Payment can be made by personal or business cheque, eTransfer, or via PayPal.
The workshop is limited to 20 participants.
Participants are responsible to bring their own laptops (running Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop),
and/or any other digital equipment. Notebooks, rulers, pencils, cutting mat, masking tape are suggested.
Participant are required to produce
2-3 final posters.
Printing costs are not included in the
Average printing cost per poster is roughly $15.
Printing costs are based on poster
dimensions: 19” x 25”