Graphic Design – The Essentials
This Graphic Design course introduces you to all the core principles and practices currently used in design today. You will be shown the fundamentals of colour, composition, typography, layout, prepress and digital prep techniques. This course is for those who are considering a career in Design.
What topics are covered?
What is communication design?; Colour theory; Design process & development; Typography; Logos & corporate identities; Composition & layout; Layout & grid systems; Pre-press & types of design: print & digital; Final project presentation
Who is the course aimed at?
Anyone considering a career in Graphic Design.
Who will be my tutor?
Maria Antoniadi is an alumni of Goldsmiths College and a Senior Visual Designer with 15 years of professional experience in Graphic Design and Visual Communication. She has worked with a number of companies and the bigest broadcaster in media in Greece, Antenna TV Channel, a selection of high profile retailers of companies she has designed for is as follows: Moet, Peugeot, Swarovski, Tefal, Delonghi and Xbox. While working as a Freelancer she has also 4 years experience of teaching adults Graphic Design and helping them build their portfolio. She specializes on Visual Communication and Corporate Identity Design, along with freehand techniques and Advertising Collateral, and she continues to release her work through both Advertising and Art Exhibitions around Europe.
How will I learn?
Group discussions, creative exercises, design projects, paired work, real life client examples. For completion of any of the assignments the following methods may be used: Collage, photography, potato printing, linoleum printing, freehand drawing, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Powerpoint. You will be working on Apple Macs only.
NB: The College provides access to the Adobe creative suite for students when studying in College. Access to the Adobe suite is not provided for use outside of the College.
What can I do after this course?
Graphic Design- Advanced
Which department is this course in?Department of Creative Arts and Enterprise
Where will I need to go on my first day?On your first day, please report to the Reception in the Roper Building at City Centre Campus.
What else do I need to know?
The College provides access to the Adobe creative suite for students when studying in College. It does not provide access for use outside of the College.To avoid disappointment, please make sure you enrol on your chosen course early. Decisions regarding running or cancelling a course are made one week prior to the start of the course. If a course is cancelled, you will be informed and your course fees refunded in full. Please see Terms and Conditions of Enrolment.
The course will not run on bank holidays or during half term. Please check the term dates.
Where can I find out more information?If you need help or answers to specific questions, please contact the Student Advice Centre on 01225 312191 ext 720 or email email@example.com.
How do I enrol?You can enrol on this course:
Online: Click the "Add to Cart" button to enrol online.
Phone: Call 01225 328720 during our opening hours
Post: Download the Love2learn Learning Agreement and send to Student Advice Centre, Bath College, Avon Street, Bath BA1 1UP.
In person: Visit the Student Advice Centre in either of our campuses
Please see how to enrol for more detailed information.