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
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Starting at $789.00
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.

Summer 2022 Schedule

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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Enrollment Closed
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Instructor: Patrick Hruby
387471
Fee:
$789.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 28, 2022
Schedule
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Tue Jun 21, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Lecture
Tue Jun 28, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Lecture
Tue Jul 5, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Lecture
Tue Jul 12, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Lecture
Tue Jul 19, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Lecture
Tue Jul 26, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Lecture
Tue Aug 2, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Tue Aug 9, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Lecture
Tue Aug 16, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Lecture
Tue Aug 23, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Lecture
Tue Aug 30, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Thursday
Enrollment Closed
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Instructor: Shirin Raban
387082
Fee:
$789.00
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Location: Remote Classroom , UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
Notes

Certain lectures will be held live via Zoom at 7pm. Students must either attend the lectures live via Zoom, or view the recorded lecture later in the week. 

International students: due to recent changes in SEVIS requirements for F1 visa holders, international students must be enrolled in 12 units to be a fulltime student. Of those 12 units, two courses must be In-person or Hybrid (In-person). To remain in status for your F-1 visa you must attend three in-person class sessions for each of your In-person or Hybrid (In-person) UNEX courses. All three in-person Thursday 3-6p class sessions (dates below) are mandatory and must be attended.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 27, 2022
Course Requirements
Book: Meggs' History of Graphic Design by Philip B. Meggs, Alston W. Purvis
Schedule
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Date
Time
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Lecture
Thu Jun 23, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Lecture
Thu Jun 30, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Jul 7, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Jul 14, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Jul 21, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Jul 28, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Aug 4, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Aug 11, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Aug 18, 2022
3:00PM PT - 6:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Lecture
Thu Aug 18, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Aug 25, 2022
3:00PM PT - 6:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Lecture
Thu Aug 25, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Sep 1, 2022
3:00PM PT - 6:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Lecture
Thu Sep 1, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom

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