Graphic Design Tools

From the nuances of digital typography to the highly complex and specialized world of digital pre-press, this course investigates the software, hardware and techniques necessary to create and deliver successful printed designs. Students will use the triumvirate of graphic design software: Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign to create a series of projects that explore the universe of modern graphic design for print. Topics covered include type handling and font management, desktop scanning techniques, effective multi-page design techniques and (lots) more. The assignments and lab work in this course directly support Graphic Design 1: Foundation and Typography 1: Form