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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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.

Fall 2021 Schedule

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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
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Instructor: Patrick Hruby
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Fee:
$759.00
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Notes
Enrollment limited. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 29, 2021
Course Requirements
Book: Graphic Design History: A Critical Guide by Johanna Drucker, Emily McVarish
Schedule
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Wed Sep 22, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Wed Sep 29, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Wed Oct 6, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Wed Oct 13, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Wed Oct 20, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Wed Oct 27, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Wed Nov 3, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Wed Nov 10, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Wed Nov 17, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Wed Nov 24, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Wed Dec 1, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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