Graphic Design 1
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: Parsons The New School for Design
School: School of Art, Media and Technology
Department: Graphic Design
Course Number: PAGD 1040
Course Format: Studio
Location: NYC campus, Online
Permission Required: No
The primary objective of this course is to introduce students to the fundamentals of research, composition, typography and the organization of information. A key goal for all students is learning to develop meaningful concepts. Along with lectures, weekly design problems will be assigned. Students will create strategies and concept-driven design solutions. The role of typography in design will be explored in depth with emphasis on learning how to select the most appropriate typeface for each project.
Course Open to: Majors Only
Course Pre/Co-requisites:
Open to: Associate degree in Graphic Design majors only. Co-requisit(s): PAGD 1140 Digital Layout


Open to Lang/Parsons BA/BFA students.

Open to Parsons School of Design students.


Open to Undergraduate students.


Open to Graphic Design students.