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British Higher School – Visual Communications Intensive: Day 7

This morning started with Space
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And with the discussion about Proportion:
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And integrated communications tools:
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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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We were practising in agglutination
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And finalized our potato font
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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
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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:
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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
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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:
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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 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:
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Дмитрий Черногаев
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Dmitry showed the history of fonts:
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Дмитрий Черногаев

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

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​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
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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:
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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:
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Дмитрий Черногаев
Дмитрий Черногаев
Дмитрий Черногаев
In the evening Alena Sokolnikova came to talk about trends and directions in Graphic design
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trend map