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Communication Design (including Graphic Design) touches the life of every person. It is central to how we construct and convey meaning. Gain a robust working knowledge of print design, information design, branding, and dynamic media (user experience design).

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This course is an exploration of how typographic techniques and principles are used for effective visual communications through professional typesetting, typographic layout, and expressive use of type. Students build skills for creating cohesive typographic systems, information hierarchy, and typographic grids. Prerequisites: working knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator. For Graphic … Read more

Start Date

01/18

Meeting Day

Wednesdays

End Date

05/03

Faculty

Alisa Aronson

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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This class is fully enrolled.

Contact ce@massart.edu to be placed on a waitlist.

Interactions are a core part of our everyday experiences. We interact with the world, each other, and with dynamic systems. This class explores the design process, prototyping, and evaluation of interactive experiences. Through project-based curriculum, students are exposed to various dimensions in design of interactive experiences, including user experience, information … Read more

Start Date

01/19

Meeting Day

Thursdays

End Date

05/04

Faculty

Alexandra Candelas

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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Students are encouraged to develop a unique personal voice while effectively solving the needs of client and audience. The emphasis is on critical thinking, concept development, and research and marketing methodologies. Prerequisite: Graphic Design I and II. (Graphic Design students: Intermediate Portfolio required.) Please bring your portfolio and resume to … Read more

Start Date

01/19

Meeting Day

Thursdays

End Date

05/04

Faculty

Robert Davison

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

Discover the synergy between Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign with course work based on a real-life project. Each program is approached as a specialized tool: Illustrator for digital illustrations and web graphics; Photoshop for editing images and creating special effects for web, broadcast, or print design; InDesign as a desktop … Read more

Start Date

01/19

Meeting Day

Thursdays

End Date

05/04

Faculty

Jason Fairchild

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

This class is fully enrolled.

Contact ce@massart.edu to be placed on a waitlist.

Students are introduced to visual principles, as the basis of graphic design communication, and elements and issues of visual language. The course covers the manipulation of graphic form to convey meaning, strategies for idea generation and development of unique concepts, and the designer’s role as visual storyteller. Prerequisites: drawing skills, … Read more

Start Date

01/23

Meeting Day

Mondays

End Date

05/08

Faculty

Alisa Aronson

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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This class is fully enrolled.

Contact ce@massart.edu to be placed on a waitlist.

Interactions are a core part of our everyday experiences. We interact with the world, each other, and with dynamic systems. This class explores the design process, prototyping, and evaluation of interactive experiences. Through project-based curriculum, students are exposed to various dimensions in design of interactive experiences, including user experience, information … Read more

Start Date

01/23

Meeting Day

Mondays

End Date

05/08

Faculty

Alexandra Candelas

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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This class is fully enrolled.

Contact ce@massart.edu to be placed on a waitlist.

Students apply typographic principles to communication design projects of moderate complexity. They strengthen skills in building typographic relationships and detail, creating sophisticated typographic layouts, including dynamic use of the grid, and employing type use and choice for creating expressive, conceptually based, typographic design. Prerequisites: Foundations of Graphic Design, Typography, and … Read more

Start Date

01/24

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

05/02

Faculty

Alex Barbosa

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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Print is alive and well, and the graphic designer of today has never had it better. This workshop will open up the vast world of possibilities available in print today. New digital presses are allowing designers unprecedented control of the printed surface, including custom inks, varnishes, foils and other advanced … Read more

Start Date

02/01

Meeting Day

Wednesdays

End Date

02/15

Faculty

Jason Fairchild

Time

6:30pm–9:30pm

Credits

0

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Thinking about a career in graphic design? Do you currently “dabble” in graphic design for personal projects? Have you found yourself designing flyers, webpages, brochures or other graphic design work professionally without any design training? This one-day workshop is specifically targeted for those with no graphic design background, to understand what makes a design “work” visually … Read more

Start Date

03/11

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

03/11

Faculty

Alisa Aronson

Time

9am–4pm

Credits

0

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Do you have a graphic design project—personal, work-related, or other—that you’d like input on from a professional graphic designer/design teacher? Looking for tips on how to make the type, layout, colors, and/or imagery in your design more polished and impactful? The design doctor is “in” to look at your design … Read more

Start Date

04/08

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

04/08

Faculty

Alisa Aronson

Time

10am–3pm

Credits

0

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