Introduction to Digital Design
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Division: The New School for Public Engagement
School: School of Media Studies
Course Number: NDIG 3200
Course Format: Studio
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
- Media Studies
- Computer Graphics (CG)
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 the posting on the Internet and copying to DVD. Taught on the Macintosh platform.