Designing Symbols
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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 1050
Course Format: Studio
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
  • Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Branding
The symbol, the essence of an idea, is the basis for a successful trademark and the first step in the development of a corporate identity program. Students in this course are trained to think in terms of abstract images, to create visually appealing and meaningful graphic statements applicable to letterheads, posters, displays and other graphic material.
Course Open to: Majors Only
Course Pre/Co-requisites:
Pre-requisite(s): PAGD 1060 Typography 1.


Open to Lang/Parsons BA/BFA students.

Open to Parsons students.


Open to Undergraduate students.