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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).

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

05/23

Meeting Day

Mondays and Thursday

End Date

07/11

Faculty

Alexandra Candelas

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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

06/01

Meeting Day

Wednesdays and some Saturdays, see schedule

End Date

08/13

Faculty

Alisa Aronson

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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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

06/01

Meeting Day

Monday and Wednesday

End Date

07/06

Faculty

Jason Fairchild

Time

6pm–10pm

Credits

3

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Students apply skills for concept development, visual design, and user-centered thinking to design projects of moderate complexity for both print and interactive media. Prerequisites: Graphic Design 1, Intermediate Typography; students should also have completed Interaction Design (or be taking it at the same time) or have some background in User … Read more

Start Date

06/02

Meeting Day

Monday and Thursday

End Date

07/25

Faculty

Damon Jones

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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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

06/06

Meeting Day

Monday and Thursday

End Date

07/25

Faculty

Alisa Aronson

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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Students bring advanced skills for concept, design, and design thinking to planning, designing and prototyping dynamic screen-based interactive experiences. We investigate complex systems of information emphasizing organization, navigation and usability. We focus on designing a valuable experience for the user while creating portfolio-quality prototypes for the web. Prerequisites: Interaction Design … Read more

Start Date

06/06

Meeting Day

Monday and Thursday

End Date

07/25

Faculty

Erich Doubek

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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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

07/16

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

07/16

Faculty

Alisa Aronson

Time

9am–5pm

Credits

0

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In this class, you’ll be introduced to the basics of an industry-standard user experience (UI) design tool from the ground up. We’ll work on a web-site and/or Ap, from concept through wireframes, prototype and presentation. Learn how to work smart and be savvy. Our focus here will be on understanding … Read more

Start Date

07/30

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

08/06

Faculty

Andreas Randhahn

Time

10am–1pm

Credits

0

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