Portfolio Submission Information for Specific Foundation Courses

Use the InDesign template provided by instructors as the first page of each course book you submit to SlideRoom. Make sure to replace placeholder text as needed.

Note: If a PDF file is too large to upload to SlideRoom (over 20mb) open it with Acrobat Pro DC and under File use Reduce File Size. You may also use Adobe’s Optimize PDF tool or their online Compress PDF tool.

DES 120
Coordinator: Alex Sommerville 
DES 120 portfolio cover template
Export as an interactive PDF.
Optimize settings to keep your presentation under 20MB.

DES 130
Coordinator: Norman Teague
DES 130 portfolio template
Include revised process books for your best work from Projects 1, 2, and 3: Rectilinear Solids, Surfaces, and Casting.
Export as an interactive PDF.
Optimize settings to keep your presentation under 20MB.    

DES 140
Coordinator: Rotimi Solola
DES 140 portfolio template
Only include Project 4. Scan pages and add them to the InDesign template in the order listed in the syllabus. If you already have a Project 4 PDF, only add the title page from the template (update title page with your information, export only the first page, use Acrobat Pro to combine the title page with your existing PDF).
Export as an interactive PDF.
Optimize settings to keep your presentation under 20MB.
Instruction Video for Creating your DES140 PDF

DES 150
Coordinator: Linda Bracamontes Roeger
DES 150 Portfolio Instructions
DES 150 portfolio cover template
Export as an interactive PDF.
Optimize settings to keep your presentation under 20MB.

DES 160
Coordinator: Lauren Manning Nichols 
DES 160 portfolio cover template
Export as a print PDF.
Open in Acrobat Pro DC » Reduce File Size.

DES 170
Coordinator: Jennifer Wandro
DES 170 portfolio cover template
Scan analog work and add to the InDesign template provided.
Make sure to remove the placement layer in the InDesign template before exporting.
Use the DES 170 Portfolio PDF assembly instructions as a reference.
DES 170 Finals Checklist
Export as an interactive PDF.
Optimize settings to keep your presentation under 20MB.