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Graphic Design Fundamentals

Graphic Design Fundamentals


Noble Desktop
594 Broadway
Ste 1202
New York, NY 10012
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Wednesday, January 9, 2019 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm


In this class, you will learn the fundamentals of graphic design while designing and producing several real-world projects. This intensive class will meet for six sessions. You will be expected to work on design projects outside of class. Objectives Broaden your understanding of graphic design concepts and processes, both formal and conceptual Enhance your skill as a designer Understand the elements of design Learn how to speak about your work and how to incorporate and evaluate critiques Develop and expand your portfolio Projects Logo Design Label Design for a Series Invitation Redesign Publication Design Boxing Poster Advertising Design Assignments given in class will be critiqued during class both by the instructor and during group critiques. Students must incorporate these critiques into their work and either finish the assignment in class or as homework. At the end of the session, it is expected that the students will have at least 6 finished assignments for their portfolio. The instructor is available throughout the 6 classes to give feedback and advice on all projects both during and outside class. For this class, students should have a solid working knowledge of InDesign. Throughout the course, the instructor will provide various handouts and reference materials. Source materials will be supplied by the instructor for in-class work. What You Will Learn Section 1 What is Graphic Design? The Design Process Word Work Design Assignment: Logo Design Section 2 Color Matters Design Assignment: Label Design for a Series Section 3 Information Hierarchy Design Assignment: Invitation Redesign Section 4 Page Layout and Design Magazine Layout Information Hierarchy Design Assignment: Photography Magazine Layouts and Cover Design Section 5 Large Scale Poster Design Design Assignment: Boxing Posters Section 6 Advertising Design Design Hero Slide Show

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