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.

Winter 2023 Schedule

Date & Time
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This section has no set meeting times.
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Instructor: Patrick Hruby
389743
Fee:
$789.00
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ENROLL BY: Jan 12, 2023
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Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 16, 2023
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Wednesday 6:30PM - 9:30PM PT
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Instructor: Shirin Raban
389733
Fee:
$789.00
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Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
ENROLL BY: Jan 11, 2023
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Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 18, 2023
Course Requirements
Book: Meggs' History of Graphic Design by Philip B. Meggs, Alston W. Purvis
Schedule
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Discussion
Wed Jan 11, 2023
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Wed Jan 18, 2023
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Wed Jan 25, 2023
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Wed Feb 1, 2023
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Wed Feb 8, 2023
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Wed Feb 15, 2023
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Wed Feb 22, 2023
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Wed Mar 1, 2023
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Wed Mar 8, 2023
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Wed Mar 15, 2023
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Wed Mar 22, 2023
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113

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