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British Higher School – Visual Communications Intensive : Day 8

All the morning before the lecture started I worked on my Museum identity. The logo was ready and I designed posters to Museum’s interactive events. All that time classroom was opened and I could work for my pleasure.

Then Dmitry came and we were talking about Brand Architecture:
Дмитрий Черногаев
Дмитрий Черногаев

About Advertising:
advertising
advertising

About main limitations for Advertising:
Advertising: main limitations

Dmitry showed us how Advertising was changing during long time period:
Advertising
Advertising
Advertising
Advertising
Advertising
Advertising
Advertising

Then there was the main part of all lections to my mind: Dmitry showed how to use graphic to make Advertising that workes in each individual caseЧерногаев
Черногаев

After lunch we worked on our final project, Dmitry came to everyone to help and discuss the projects.

And in the evening Vlad Ermolaev came.
Влад Ермолаев

“Vlad Ermolaev has been working in communication design since 1995. His biography includes working in the largest Russian and foreign agencies and studios. In April 2006, he was one of the founders of the agency BBDO Branding in Russia, which he led as a creative director until 2008. In 2009 he founded his own branding bureau, which is now in the Top of 5 best Russian brand agencies. Over the five years of the studio’s existence it has been awarded international prizes. In 2014, the visual identity for a construction company PZSP was awarded the Grand Prix-Red Dot, making Ermolaev Bureau the first among Russian studios to receive the highest award in the competition.” (information from http://ermolaevbureau.com)

Vlad showed different cases, that wan internatioanal awards
Влад Ермолаев
Влад Ермолаев
Влад Ермолаев
Влад Ермолаев

And the new case:
Влад Ермолаев

It was a really COOOL DAY!
Влад Ермолаев

British Higher School – Visual Communications Intensive: Day 7

This morning started with Space
Черногаев
Черногаев
And with the discussion about Proportion:
proportion

And integrated communications tools:
integrated communications tools
integrated communications tools
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Chernogayev’s mathematics:
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After lunch Sveta Sebyakina visited us with her potato trenning.
Svetlana on behance www.behance.net/settka
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For this lesson we had to buy potatoes, carrots, watercolor, ink, scissors, tape, stationery knife and glue in advance.
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We did potato stamps
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And had fun
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Sveta’s lection was about imagination and creativity
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Себякина Интенсив

We were practising in agglutination
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And finalized our potato font
font

British Higher School – Visual Communications Intensive: Day 6

Сame early in the morning
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This day started with Denis Bashev meet up. Denis is an experienced graphic designer specializing in logotype and brand identity. Denis Bashev on Behance
Денис Башев
Denis taught us to design with love, do not overwork and dont forget to be lazy))
And this slide is about alcohol and design synergetics:
Денис Башев

After lunch we started our work with Dmitry.
I made more sketches for Vitoslavlitsi Museum logo, trying to find a good visual code
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Logo sketch

At the end of the day there was a meet up with Anton Fedorov
Anton Fedorov
He talked about good examples of navigation, why is it so, and how we should think to make remarkable work.
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Then Anton shown his work for museums:
Антон Федоров
Антон Федоров
Антон Федоров

We asked different questions about his work and and he gladly answered with details and examples.
Also he talked about infographics:
Антон Федоров
Антон Федоров

I was really inspired by his love to pay attention to details and pure sense.

British Higher School – Visual Communications Intensive: Day 5

Day off.
All day I was thinking about the museum to choose for final project. It was Monday and most of the museums were closed. We decided to explore Krutitskoe courtyard
Крутицкое подворье
Британская Высшая школа дизайна
Крутицкое Подворье
Крутицкое Подворье

Then we went to the Mayakovsky museum, but it was closed
музей-квартира Маяковского
музей-квартира Маяковского

None of these museums matched for final project. Then I remembered our winter fantastic trip to Vitoslavlitsi Museum, Velikiy Novgorod
Витославлицы
Museum of Wooden Architecture

Vitoslavlitsi is the Museum of Old Wooden Architecture. I came home and started to explore all the information about this museum
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Витославлицы
Витославлицы
All information is from this site

I watched short film about Vitoslavlitsi, maked some sketches for future logo and went to bed
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British Higher School – Visual Communications Intensive: Day 4

Really good morning to start new day.
Артплей
Артплей
Артплей

I came at 10 and worked with my font alone in the classroom. Then Dmitry came and we were talking about some good fonts:
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About font compatibility:
font compatibility

And then about identity
Дмитрий Черногаев
Дмитрий Черногаев

After lunch we continued our work with Mitja Harshak. This time we designed a poster based on our fonts, printed our work on A3 paper and the review started:
Голоднюк Наталья
Дмитрий Харшак
Типографика
Харшак Митя

At the end of the day Dmitry Chernogayev announced the final task: select any museum and develop identity for it. Final presentation will be on the 7th of August.

British Higher School – Visual Communications Intensive: Day 3

The day started at 11 with practice classes. We build our fonts into vector shapes and prepare for final presentation, which was scheduled next day.

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Графический дизайн и визуальные коммуникации

The second part of the day we talked about formats, modular grids and typesettings with Dmitry Chernogayev:
Дмитрий Черногаев
Дмитрий Черногаев
Дмитрий Черногаев

Dmitry showed the history of fonts:
Дмитрий Черногаев
Дмитрий Черногаев
Дмитрий Черногаев
Дмитрий Черногаев
Дмитрий Черногаев
Дмитрий Черногаев

In the evening Leonid Slavin talked about different pictograms of the Olympic Games and we had a live discussion.

Леонид Славин

​I came home late, but it was really exiting day. Awaited presentation of self-made fonts will be tomorrow, and I want to be at school at 10, to have an hour to polish everything before the lesson starts.​

British Higher School – Visual Communications Intensive: Day 2

Mitja Harshak came to us from St. Petersburg to talk about Font Archaeology
Митя Харшак
Митя Харшак

Митя Харшак

Then we got a task to find forms, fonts and letters in the city environment and develop font on their basis. Note for future students: it’s better have your own camera and laptop than use those provided by school. I began to roam around the neighborhood:
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Аnd then I found it:
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And started to draw sketches for my future font:
Митя Харшак

After that there was lunch time and we went to Novozhilov cafe.
The second part of the day we talked about patterns with Dmitry Chernogayev:
Дмитрий Черногаев
Дмитрий Черногаев
Дмитрий Черногаев
Дмитрий Черногаев
In the evening Alena Sokolnikova came to talk about trends and directions in Graphic design
Алена Сокольникова
trend map