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Design - Applying Design Principles


Design - Applying Design Principles

Design - Applying Design Principles

Learn about important design principles required in the design process


Students: 8,962
Course Description

This Graphic Design course builds on the introductory course and investigates the application of graphic design principals in the production process such as composition, balance, contrast and hierarchy. It is suitable for students studying graphic design, and designers and artists working in the graphic design industry.
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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will gain a good knowledge of some of the most important design principles and learn how colour, shape, tones, points and texts are used differently in reflection of the context that is being portrayed. You will understand the factors that need to be considered when producing and evaluating a product during the design process.


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Applying design principles
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Course Title Design - Applying Design Principles
Course # 206
Course Publisher XSIQ
Course Category 6
Content Origin Australian School Curriculum
Course Description  This Graphic Design course builds on the introductory course and investigates the application of graphic design principals in the production process such as composition, balance, contrast and hierarchy. It is suitable for students studying graphic design, and designers and artists working in the graphic design industry.
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Release Date 25 February 2011
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio None
Audio Only Low
Animation Low
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
Merchandise Availability Yes
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  • John Okoro Nigeria My name is John Okoro, I have been in the graphic industry for 5 years. haven't work with different companies and Ad agencies as both full/par-time staff. Design generally is about Solving Problem, what do I mean by this. every client who comes to an artist, have one issue or the other which might be: Logo for he/her company, preferred creative and innovative way of developing a new brand identity, all this put together are the problems organizations and individual are faced with in a highly competitive environment where different brands are been displayed. As a Graphic Artist, I must understand what a good design is, how to make one and also how to be able to come up with creative interpretation on a client brief. Design is not about putting shapes and colours together, but rather every graphic artist must develop the following skills 1. Research skills 2. Knowledge skills 3. ability skills 4. Sensitivity skill 5. production and evaluation skill VISUAL COMMUNICATION All artist must be able to communicate ideas through a visual aid and is described as the conveyance of ideas and information in forms that can be read or looked upon. 2014-12-17 16:12:40
  • Miguel Miller Trinidad and Tobago A good course to refresh your design principles and put thing back to propective that may have gone array. 2014-12-16 13:12:54
  • Maria Ros Ireland very happy with this course 2014-12-13 11:12:56
  • Christa De La Port South Africa I have enjoyed this very informative course. Easy to understand and thus easy to apply. 2014-12-06 13:12:06
  • Anel van Zyl South Africa Learned a lot!! 2014-12-05 14:12:59
  • Anup Sthapit United Arab Emirates Course is very good and I can implementing on my profession.... Thank you Alison... 2014-12-04 06:12:47
  • Cordelle Wilson United States of America I really like this course and I have better understanding of colors, text and form. This course has taught me about magazine design, business, poster and other advertising design techniques. 2014-12-03 20:12:29
  • Christa De La Port South Africa As I am very new to this game, I have found a wealth of knowledge in the first module. I am looking forward to the rest of the course. 2014-12-03 16:12:03
  • Veronica Wolski Canada Excellent content. The design examples at the beginning of the course are difficult to see the effects being described. A magnified view would be much better. 2014-11-28 17:11:20
  • Geoffrey Ingutia Kenya Design the best thing that ever happened on earth..imagine clothes, cars, buildings, computers etc would look like without designers? However ‘I’m worried about graphic design. It’s at a critical turning point. The window of opportunity is about to close.’,.... Creative thinking went to the dogs and people everyday try copying what already exists in the market or do just a little improvement 2014-11-28 11:11:42
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