Course detail

Studio Follow-up I - Graphic Design 2 - winter

FaVU-M1PK-ZAcad. year: 2019/2020

Students attend studio lessons with bachelor students and participate actively. They work on semestral (or yearly) theme, with regard to their long-term individual project.

The studio statement is the axis of education in all years of study:

Every Wednesday you will be encouraged and led to find your own way of working.
We focus on discovering a role of today’s graphic designer.
We don’t give an easy guidelines “how to do it”.
You will analyze the assignments, take a stand on them and find solutions.
You will experience the pressure of one-day tasks and the enthusiasm of a completed long-term project.
We cooperate with czech and foreign lecturers and foreign students.
We are more moderators than teachers.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students are capable of individual outcomes that withstand confrontation in the field of contemporary graphic design.


Ability to define and defend a Master's project (internally or during the entrance exam). Communicative approach as a prerequisite for collaboration in the studio.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Uncorporate Identity by Daniel van der Velden (Editor) , Vinca Kruk (Editor) Publisher: Lars Muller; 1 edition (January 1, 2010) (EN)
The Visual Event: An Education in Appearances Oliver Klimpel Spector Books, 2014 (EN)
Ladislav Sutnar v textech (Mental Vitamins) Iva Knobloch (ed.) Publikaci vydalo UPM a nakladatelství KANT 2011. (CS)
Karel Martens: printed matter/drukwerk by Robin Kinross (Author, Editor) (EN)
Nejen kruhy. Vizuální přístupy v zobrazování dat a informací Richard Jaroš, Pavla Pauknerová (eds.) Nakladatelství UMPRUM 2017 (CS)
The Visual Event: An Education in Appearances Oliver Klimpel Spector Books, 2014 The Visual Event: An Education in Appearances Oliver Klimpel Spector Books, 2014 (CS)
Typografický manuál (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Group consultations between teacher and students about the assigned semestral tasks. Teaching includes lectures and workshops on semestral (year) theme provided by external lecturers.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Credit and exam. The condition for granting the credit is the presentation and submission of all semestral projects. The studio exam evaluates the assigned task and work and activity throughout the semester.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

A. Student define a plan of his Master’s studies, together with the head of the studio.
B. Attending studio lessons:

1. Teachers determine the theme of semester (or year).
2. The tasks reflect semestral (or yearly) theme.
3. Lecture / workshop of an external lecturer on semestral (or yearly) theme.
4. Collective work on presentation of our studio at “FAVU Open Doors”.
5. Presentation of the selected semestral project before the committee, comments and marking.
6. Exhibition of selected semestral projects during faculty event “Enter FAVU”.


Students are able to critically define the themes in graphic design and independently realize their own project.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Lessons are mandatory (maximum 2 absences per semester).

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme VUM Master's

    branch VU-D , 1. year of study, winter semester, 18 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


195 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer