Introduction to Digital Design
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: The New School for Public Engagement
School: School of Media Studies
Department: Communication
Course Number: NCOM 3200
Course Format: Studio
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
Topics:
  • Media Studies
  • Design
  • Graphic Design
Description:
Digital design is now ubiquitous, applied to all kinds of commercial, fine art, and personal work. This course covers the principles of electronic graphic design, typography, and color theory. Students produce projects using photographs, text, and drawn elements such as logos, creating designs that have visual impact and convey intended meaning. Technical instruction covers Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator tools and capabilities; publishing with Adobe Acrobat; and formatting files for posting on the Internet and copying to DVD. Taught on the Macintosh platform.
Course Open to: Degree Students