Design History and Context

DESMA X 479.3D

Gain a broad understanding of design and its dynamic past to create inspired projects in the present.

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Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Online
Remote Instruction
Starting at $759.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Identify significant designers and design movements
  • Recognize key artists and illustrators who have had a significant impact on design
  • Develop an understanding of the chronology of graphic design periods and styles
  • Understand the effect of changing technologies on the field of graphic design
  • Identity the usage of historical styles of graphic design in contemporary graphics
  • Identity the usage of historical styles of graphic design in contemporary graphics
  • Create portfolio pieces inspired by the designers and movements studied

About this course:

Gain a broad understanding of design and its dynamic past to discover inspiration for the present. Survey the history of visual communication, design's sociopolitical and cultural contexts, and the artistic and technological characteristics of various movements. Students create portfolio pieces inspired by the designers and movements studied.
Prerequisites
DESMA X 479.6A Design Fundamentals, DESMA X 481.99Z InDesign, and DESMA X 479.4A Typography.

Winter 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Enrollment Closed
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This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Shirin Raban
377398
Fee:
$759.00
See Details
Notes
Enrollment limited. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 12, 2021
Course Requirements
Book: Meggs' History of Graphic Design by Philip B. Meggs, Alston W. Purvis

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Canceled
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Thursday 7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Harsh Patel
377449
Fee:
$759.00
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Notes
Enrollment limited. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 14, 2021
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Jan 7, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jan 14, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jan 21, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jan 28, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Feb 4, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Feb 11, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Feb 18, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Feb 25, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Mar 4, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Mar 11, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Mar 18, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Future Offering (Opens February 01, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Shirin Raban
379353
Fee:
$759.00
See Details
Notes
Enrollment limited. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 04, 2021
Course Requirements
Book: Meggs' History of Graphic Design by Philip B. Meggs, Alston W. Purvis

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