COMD3503Spring2019 Topics in Graphic Design

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COMD3503Spring2019 Topics in Graphic Design
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Communication Design
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Spring 2019
Course Description

Explores the role of graphic designer in contemporary visual communications with related design assignments and research. Graphic design trends; the impact of computer technology; examination of the work of major 20th century designers; global graphics; the ongoing dialogue between advertising and graphic design.
A large emphasis will be placed on awareness of the design world by observing the principles of design in our community: books, publications, web sources, museums and graphic art organizations. Students are expected to gather reference materials for all their projects and are encouraged to use the library resources.


This course was created by: Marianna Trofimova

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