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Alaa Sultan
Academic interests

Graphic Design

My Courses

COMD3504 Communication Design Theory, Spring 2020

COMD3504 Communication Design Theory, Spring 2020

This course will offer an in-depth introduction to communication design theory, examining theoretical perspectives of design practice within the larger discourse of design and visual culture. Communication models, the nature of representation, the dimensions of context and semiotics will be explored through critical readings from key documents written between the early decades of the twentieth century and the present.

COMD3501 D236 IDENTITY DESIGN SP2020

COMD3501 D236 IDENTITY DESIGN SP2020

In this course students will partner with Hospitality Program students to create a visual identity for a restaurant. Hospitality students will provide a concept and menu items and together, students will develop the name, logo and menu designs. Students will explore the elements that make an identity appropriate, engaging and cohesive. Color palette, iconography and type selection will be discussed with Hospitality clients. Designers will present their Hospitality clients with options and discuss possibilities. Menus will be comped and formally presented at the end of the 7th week. In the second portion of the course design students will be working on their own to further develop the identity elements. They will design applications such as signage, an ad campaign, communications package and develop guidelines for logo usage. The final project will be presented in a printed and bound book. Slide lectures, assigned readings, videos and class critiques will augment the design process.

EG1121: Composition II

EG1121: Composition II

This is an advanced course in communication skills, including the expository essay and the research essay. This course further develops students’ reading and writing skills through literary and expository readings.

COMD 1112 D110 Wednesday Bauer Spring 2019

COMD 1112 D110 Wednesday Bauer Spring 2019

This course introduces students to core concepts in the media field including color theory, design and production terminology, reproduction processes, file formats and substrates. Lectures will provide students with a historical perspective of the media field as well as discussing current practices and future trends.

Type Design – COMD 1257_ Sp 19

Type Design – COMD 1257_ Sp 19

A variety of basic layouts and formats are introduced, building technical and practical fluency in setting and working with type for both print and screen. This course further explores topics learned in COMD1127 Type and Media (Previously COMD 1167), such as the typeface selection, and the use of the typographical grids. Problem-solving for most common typographical problems are discussed.

My Projects

ePortfolio

ePortfolio

The ePortfolio project at New York City College of Technology “City Tech” enables students to create professional websites that will contain a number of their academic examples and learning experiences.

My Clubs

Art + Design Club

Art + Design Club

We are a design club at New York City College of Technology. We host Meet the Pros (facebook.com/meetthepros) speaker series and we release an annual design magazine, Command+J.