Today's students of architecture, interior design, and landscape design need to master the art of marketing themselves via both traditional handheld and digital portfolios. Design Portfolios: Moving from Traditional to Digital, 2nd Edition, enables students to create portfolios that serve as both evolving collections of creative solutions to design problems and evidence of their abilities to visually relay messages. Addressing issues of creation, maintenance, and presentation, the book guides students through every step of the interview and presentation process-from making first contact to composing a thank you letter and securing a job.
Advice on how to best create and maintain both traditional and digital portfolios and how to present them during interviews, and provides interview tips.
CONTENTS The Portfolio * The Design Portfolio * Diversity of Portfolios * Knowing Your Audience Getting it Together * Gathering Material * Organizing Your Design Work * Portfolio Layout * Constructing a Printed Portfolio The Digital Portfolio * Digital Imagery * Creating Your Digital Portfolio * Putting Your Digital Portfolio Together Presenting Your Portfolio * Digital Portfolio Presentation Formats * Evaluating and Presenting Your Portfolio * The Interview Process * Continuing Your Portfolio