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    Within the broad area of design, what irritates you? What’s your big issue? Get on your soap box and SHOUT! Explore a ‘design’ topic of personal… Read More
    Within the broad area of design, what irritates you? What’s your big issue? Get on your soap box and SHOUT! Explore a ‘design’ topic of personal interest that you think is derogatory and present an informed opinion. Consider your own personal views and beliefs within graphic design or the wider area of visual communication. Don’t just sit on the fence or take everything as correct, question and be critical. If you think it’s wrong, challenge it – does it annoy you? Why? What impact does it have? How could it be different? Choose an issue to research and conduct a thorough investigation so that you are completely informed with credible evidence and references. Your research should demonstrate that a variety of methods have been used eg. not just the internet. Examples of ‘issues’ may be found within typography, image making, branding, packaging, advertising and new media etc. There are also many design issues related to the environment, ethics, culture and politics to name but a few. There are many places where you might find ‘issues’ – so read books, magazines, newspapers offer current affairs/topical issues, visit exhibitions and the internet. Read Less
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