Course Description:

This basic design and color theory course explores graphic communication through the understanding of the elements and principles of design, as well as the design process, including idea development through final execution. Students develop basic skills in two-dimensional design, color and content creation while employing the design process of research, sketching and experimentation. Communication designers use the concepts explored in this course in disciplines such as advertising, graphic design, web design, illustration, broadcast design, photography, and game design.


S. Libby Clarke
Email: sclarke@citytech.cuny.edu
Office Hours (by appointment only): N1126,Monday 4-5pm, Thursday 2:30-3:30pm


  • Typography Book 30%
  • Tests 20%
  • Quizzes 10%
  • Homework assignments 30%
  • Class participation 10%

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