Dissertation recap, Literature review and Ideas

Friday 30th January

Dissertation recap

  • A body of work you have researched using work of others, based on your own idea’s
  • To become an Honours student
  • 8,000 to 10,000 word academic text
  • Do it on something you are passionate about
  • Don’t leave it until the last minute
  • Should start it now

Literature review?

  • Is a exploration review on whom/what your doing your dissertation on
  • Background reading
  • Way in which idea’s are contextualised
  • Spine of Dissertation
  • Place to start exploring others work
  • Review of themes of literature used
  • Means of which your ideas are located
  • Evidence of it


  • who has written what about the subject
  • Reviews, Journals, Books, Magazines,etc..

Next step

  • Read as much as possible
  • What as many design talks as you can
  • Use library(find library)
  • What interests you
  • Do-ability
  • Keep blogging ideas

Last but not least my interests

  • Branding
  • Advertising
  • Typography
  • Development of branding
  • Street art
  • Snowboard art
  • Poster art
  • Technology’s influence on Graphic Design

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