After several tries I have finally managed to print my design on an A2 paper. Throughout the project I learnt a lot about grids and colour schemes, I never thought DeStijl would be such a huge part of the design world and to me, it kind of feels like it is more like a design … More 20MAY17/ Movement- OUTCOME
I managed to finish the layout for the booklet, it is a layout that works as a poster on both sides and as a booklet once folded. I have done a little bit more research about painters and designers from this movement to include in the publication and help the viewer understand the process.
Well printing this booklets has definitely been an experience. It is hard to find a place where you can print A2 double sided and does not cost you a fortune. We got suggested to do it at uni and even tho they did not do double sided prints we could turn the page.
In my opinion the layout was coming out quite nicely but I did not like the poster at all. The first poster made followed every key component from the movement but I did not like it at all. For the next days I tried to come up with a new poster for the booklet.
As mentioned on my previous blog post about this workshop, to prepare the screen for screenprint we had to cut out an A3 stencil on an A2 paper and do a stencil for each colour/layer .
So on the workshop day the only thing I knew for sure is that I wanted to use the grid systems and colour palette from this movement but not how. As you saw on the first mock ups my intention was to have geometrical coloured filled shapes linking the pages like patches. Well as soon … More 18MAY17/ Movement- Layout.
One of the last workshops for the project. On that day we had an InDesign workshop with Sara. The workshop was about preparing the layout for this A2 page folded down to an A5 booklet. Sara helped us to get the right sizes for each page and made an induction on masters and grids.