Design Technology

Wednesdays 9:00am - 11:50am

Steuben Hall Room 408

Jarrett Fuller



First Obstruction

*Design three posters without using any Adobe products.*

(word processor, handmade, HTML/CSS, iMovie, online tools)

They can be any size and any shape and does not need to be a physical poster (could be digital/online, projection)

Second Obstruction

*Make an 8-page 8.5x11 publication*

(2 11x17 pages folded in half)

May only use black and white (No color though greyscale is acceptable)

Must include at least one photograph and one illustration. Should include text.

May not use the same solutions used in posters.

Third Obstruction

Take the content from your publication and turn it into a website.

It cannot be a 1:1 translation (page order must be different/distributed differently). The content must be the same but functioning differently.

The site can be built with HTML/CSS or prototyped in Photoshop/Illustrator/InDesign but all features must be possible as if a real site.

You may only use fonts available on

At least one page must be prototyped for mobile devices as well.

The site cannot be an advertisement, a store, or trying to sell something.

Fourth Obstruction

Create a 30 second to 1-minute motion graphic (video, animation, stop-motion, gif, whatever).

You may not use any elements from any of your previous obstructions.

You may not shoot any original/new footage. You may only use found elements/footage from other sources, but it must be thematically related to your previous work.

It may not be an advertisement/commercial.

Sound is optional.

Fifth Obstruction

Design and prototype an artificial intelligence bot or speculative project. This can be a messaging interface, a voice-activated experience, an internet-connected device, Amazon dash button, a futuristic piece of design, etc.

It may be screen-based but should have minimal visual design (you are not designing an iPhone app!)

Consider how you could use a voice or sound component.

It’s up to you how you want to present to the class (PDF outlining the interface, wireframes, drawings, etc)