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
11 weeks
4.0 Credits

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.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Design History and Context.

X 479.6A Design Fundamentals, X 481.992 InDesign, and X 479.4A Typography.

Fall 2018 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Instructor: Harsh Patel
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Fee:
$759.00
43 days left. Enroll by Sep 26, 2018
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Notes
Enrollment limited. No refund after October 3.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 3, 2018
Schedule
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Wed Sep 26, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407
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Wed Oct 3, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407
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Wed Oct 10, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407
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Wed Oct 17, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407
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Wed Oct 24, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407
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Wed Oct 31, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407
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Wed Nov 7, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407
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Wed Nov 14, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407
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Wed Nov 21, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407
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Wed Nov 28, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407
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Wed Dec 5, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407

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This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

What you will 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
  • Create portfolio pieces inspired by the designers and movements studied
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