Graphic Design Foundations

ART 218
Monday 11:25 am- 2:25 pm
Spellman Hall 115

In this studio course, emphasis is placed on the fundamental principles, theory and elements of graphic design. Through a variety of exercises and projects students will learn the creative process from concept to execution and the vocabulary needed to effectively critique visual communication. Illustrator and Photoshop programs used.

syllabus

check your grades

Studio Friday notebooks


DESIGN VIDEOS

Charles and Ray Eames
Stefan Sagmeister
David Carson
Paul Bennett
Paula Antonelli
Yves Behar
Jacek Utko
Milton Glaser
Paula Scher
Steven Heller


PROJECT RESOURCES

Research: MoMA
Research: AIGA
Research: Communication Arts [nbellisi@stac.edu // student]

Curvature Tool Tutorial

 

Mandala Project Specs
Colorblind Palette Project Specs
Dichotomy Project Specs


PROJECT EXAMPLES

Project 1: Mandala
Project 2: Colorblind Palette
Project 3: Dichotomy