Third Project

design a

service     invention     system     interface     game 

It is presedential request:

Message from the President

Get inspired by Buckminister Fuller’s vision:

Buckminister Fuller
Richard Buckminster (July 12, 1895 – July 1, 1983) was an American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, inventor, and futurist

and get critical about your peers:

Thesis Forum 2014 : Venture

On November 12th, Thursday. Please come to class with 3-5 minutes presentation on the problem that you want to define and work on it.



Here you can download the PDF that we went through in class last week.

The first part is about the post digital publishing and the discussion we carried out around the idea of self publishing, zines and web and multimedia content in publishing and transition from paper to screen etc. You can view the full book on this link or order it, it is an inspirational book for all designer whether designing for paper or screen.

Responsive Design


As we have discussed in class last week, throughout the semester we will try to adapt responsive design as a general principle for all screen based presentations. It is more of an understanding rather then being an advance technology. It does not require any more skills then you already can do with HTML/CSS however the coding style needs to be absorbed and practised over and over again.

Also please go through these two tutorials. First one is to warm up after the summer break and second and third one are to get familiar with coding for responsive layouts.

CSS Fundamentals
Creating a Responsive Website Design

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General HTML/CSS reference:
W3C Schools

The toolbox is a collection of the best time-saving apps, tools, and widgets from around the web:

jQuery is a fast and concise JavaScript Library that simplifies HTML document traversing, event handling, animating, and Ajax interactions for rapid web development. jQuery is designed to change the way that you write JavaScript:

Lightbox is a simple, unobtrusive script used to overlay images on top of the current page. It’s a snap to setup and works on all modern browsers:
Lightbox 2