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Design - Applying Design Principles

Learn the essential principles required in design processes and discover how you can apply these principles to your work

Publisher: XSIQ
This free online graphic design course will teach you about practical applications of design principles. Modern graphic design is much more than the creation of logos. Today, the graphic design industry encompasses different disciplines across both print and digital platforms. In this course, you will learn core graphic design principles and concepts which will sharpen your skills as a graphic design, and improve the quality of your work.
Design - Applying Design Principles
  • Duration

    1.5-3 Hours
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The perfect design can make the difference between a company’s success or its failure. Choosing different logos, colors, and even fonts will directly affect customers’ decisions to buy or not to buy. This makes graphic designers highly valuable to the world’s most successful companies. In order to become a valued graphic designer, first you have to learn basic graphic design principles and study some of the most successful designs from recent years. This course will help you do just that.

This course is designed for graphic designers starting their career and existing graphic designers who are looking to refresh their knowledge. The course will guide you through core design concepts, starting with composition and balance. You will then learn about the importance of contrast and hierarchy, and will be shown how to apply these principles in a practical manner. Next, the course will discuss how to apply the concepts of color, shapes, tones, and points in your design.

Considering the constantly changing nature of graphic design, taking this course is a great way to discover core principles that work in almost every design assignment, whether it’s making a logo or a typography. By the end of the course, you will have confidence in your understanding of specific graphic design concepts, and you will be able to apply these lessons to your designs. So get started, and expand your graphic design skills today!

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