COMD 520 Section 5 & 6 at Pratt Institute

Class

 

For 15 weeks, students in John J. Kim's Web Design class at Pratt Institute engage with a problem of their choice by developing a solution through user experience and interface design.

At the end of each semester, students showcase completed projects on this website.

 


Course materials →

Course syllabi, course calendars, lecture slides, design assets & references, and helpful links


Class detail →

About the course and the instructor

Contact : jungkim08@gmail.com
Instagram: @comdwebdesign

 

Course Structure

Part 1. User Experience Design

Conceptual thinking
Researching
Sitemapping
Wireframing
Interaction-related problem solving
Communication of interaction ideas


Sample UX work →

Part 2. Visual Design

Branding
Responsive grid system
Visual translation of UX thinking
Visual design systems
Visual hierarchy and consistency
Prototyping


Sample prototype video →

 

Coding & Development

While students focus primarily on user experience and visual design, coding and development are covered through lectures. The lectures are to help students understand limitations and requirements on the web without having to code, and encourage students to freely explore creative ideas within or beyond the technical constraints.


Lecture slides →

 

Select Student Projects 2016 – 2018

Memorabilia, in Vain Agnes Kan Fall 2016

Memorabilia, in Vain
Agnes Kan
Fall 2016

Water Ways Herman Awuku Fall 2017

Water Ways
Herman Awuku
Fall 2017

Conscious Consumption Cassidy Wolfenson Spring 2017

Conscious Consumption
Cassidy Wolfenson
Spring 2017

Visualize Em Argiro Fall 2017

Visualize
Em Argiro
Fall 2017

Kenny’s Late Night Kitchen Sharon Wu Spring 2018

Kenny’s Late Night Kitchen
Sharon Wu
Spring 2018

Noname Cafe Nathatham Rojanusorn Spring 2018

Noname Cafe
Nathatham Rojanusorn
Spring 2018

Digital Museum of the Olympics Design Julia Hyerin Choi Spring 2018

Digital Museum of the Olympics Design
Julia Hyerin Choi
Spring 2018

Meta Art Emma Damiani Fall 2016

Meta Art
Emma Damiani
Fall 2016

YOSO Emily Chae Youn Lee Spring 2018

YOSO
Emily Chae Youn Lee
Spring 2018

AnxieFree Sydney Barton Fall 2017

AnxieFree
Sydney Barton
Fall 2017

Recercher Linda Wang Fall 2017

Recercher
Linda Wang
Fall 2017

SportTracker Andrew Yanglenski Fall 2017

SportTracker
Andrew Yanglenski
Fall 2017

Nourish Julie Juyeon Park Fall 2017

Nourish
Julie Juyeon Park
Fall 2017

Home Interrupted Maria Useche Spring 2018

Home Interrupted
Maria Useche
Spring 2018

Olly Alice Y. Kim Fall 2016

Olly
Alice Y. Kim
Fall 2016

Museum of Icons Gale Tan Spring 2017

Museum of Icons
Gale Tan
Spring 2017

Unpack Hua Chen Spring 2018

Unpack
Hua Chen
Spring 2018

Surfing Seniors Hannah Tsvayberg Spring 2017

Surfing Seniors
Hannah Tsvayberg
Spring 2017

Declutter Hannah Kruh-Vort Spring 2018

Declutter
Hannah Kruh-Vort
Spring 2018

OTAR Kat McDonald Fall 2017

OTAR
Kat McDonald
Fall 2017

Soundscape Josh Pleva Fall 2017

Soundscape
Josh Pleva
Fall 2017

Renaissance Noah Semus Spring 2018

Renaissance
Noah Semus
Spring 2018

Omni Nina Park Spring 2018

Omni
Nina Park
Spring 2018

Home Everywhere Shiena Kimura Fall 2017

Home Everywhere
Shiena Kimura
Fall 2017

Write Write Write Lulu Johnson Spring 2018

Write Write Write
Lulu Johnson
Spring 2018

miniA Sophie Shujun Hu Spring 2018

miniA
Sophie Shujun Hu
Spring 2018

Crossways Lauren Gilleland Fall 2017

Crossways
Lauren Gilleland
Fall 2017

Designer? TaeJoon Kwak Fall 2017

Designer?
TaeJoon Kwak
Fall 2017