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CGD 2000 : Design Studio I for CE/AFA
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Corcoran School of the Arts and Design (CCAD)
Fundamentals of Graphic Design
Fundamentals of Graphic Design
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CDM 1200 Digital Design I

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This course is an introduction to the visual components that serve as fundamental principles in the field of Design. Projects include the study, classification, and application of Gestalt theories of perception; color systems for designers; and pattern design. Course projects focus on visual relationships of form, image, type and grid structures.Students will be engaged in a series of projects that address 2D and 3D abstract forms and theirprofessional applications. Students will learn design methodology and processes, design language, and the critique process for designers. These design methods and processes will help students observe, understand, and articulate their intuitive visual decision-making skills. Professional practices for designers, project workflow, and professional presentation are integrated into course projects. Digital software tools and hand craft tools are learned and applied to course projects.Requirements: a working knowledge of OSX and Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop.

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