Learn about the fundamentals of layout and typographic design
Develop your skills in image-enhancement software
Understand architectural and interior design concepts
About this course:
This comprehensive, hands-on course is designed to introduce designers to digital design tools. The course begins with an overview of architectural and interior design concepts; students also review client presentations and see how they were created. Students learn why the use of these professional tools is essential to the creative process of design and presentation production and are introduced to using the computer for drawing, illustration, and layout. Fundamentals of layout, typographic design, scanning, and image-enhancement software are covered, and students present projects in class. Software applications covered include Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. This course is equivalent to Cal Poly Pomona INA 550.
Working knowledge of Windows or Mac operating systems. Software requirements: the most recent versions of Illustrator and Photoshop.