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
In-Person
Online
Hybrid (Remote)
Starting at $829.00
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.

Spring 2024 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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This section has no set meeting times.
Available
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Instructor: Patrick Hruby
397041
Fee:
$829.00
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ENROLL BY: Apr 3, 2024
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Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 09, 2024
Course Requirements
Book: Graphic Design History a Critical Guide by Johanna Drucker , Emily McVarish
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Thursday 6:30PM - 9:30PM PT
Available
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Instructor: Shirin Raban
397014
Fee:
$829.00
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Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
ENROLL BY: Apr 4, 2024
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Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 11, 2024
Course Requirements
Book: Graphic Style from Victorian to Hipster by Steven Heller and Seymour Chwast
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Apr 4, 2024
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Discussion
Thu Apr 11, 2024
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Discussion
Thu Apr 18, 2024
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Discussion
Thu Apr 25, 2024
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Discussion
Thu May 2, 2024
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Discussion
Thu May 9, 2024
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Discussion
Thu May 16, 2024
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Discussion
Thu May 23, 2024
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Discussion
Thu May 30, 2024
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Discussion
Thu Jun 6, 2024
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Discussion
Thu Jun 13, 2024
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115

Summer 2024 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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This section has no set meeting times.
Future Offering (Opens April 29, 2024 12:00:00 AM)
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Instructor: Shirin Raban
398285
Fee:
$875.00
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Notes
Students must either attend each week's lecture live via Zoom or watch a recording of it the next day in Canvas.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 03, 2024
Course Requirements
Book: Graphic Design History a Critical Guide by Johanna Drucker , Emily McVarish
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Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens April 29, 2024 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Elizabeth Gilmour
398029
Fee:
$875.00
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Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
Notes
No meeting July 4.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 04, 2024
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Jun 27, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Thu Jul 4, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Thu Jul 11, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Thu Jul 18, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Thu Jul 25, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Thu Aug 1, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Thu Aug 8, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Thu Aug 15, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Thu Aug 22, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Thu Aug 29, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Thu Sep 5, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Thu Sep 12, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113

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