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
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.

Spring 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

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This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Shirin Raban
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Fee:
$759.00
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Notes
Enrollment limited. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 08, 2020
Course Requirements
Book: Meggs' History of Graphic Design by Philip B. Meggs, Alston W. Purvis

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