Graphic Design

Design Interactive II

Provides knowledge of basic graphics through learning exercises drawn from the work of professionals.

Subject Matter Expert: Jennifer George-Palilonis, PhD


Lesson 1:  Color Theory

Science of Color, Reproduction, Schemes, Contract, Psychology of Color

Lesson 2:  Basic Design Principles

Balance, Proportion, Contrast, Harmony, Rhythm, Focus, Unity

Lesson 3:  Gestalt Theory

Closure, Continuation, Figure/Ground, Proximity, Similarity

Lesson 4:  Typography

History, Classification, Letter Forms, Typesetting, Designing with Type

Lesson 5:  Data Visualization

Charts, Diagrams, Maps

Lesson 6:  Information Layering

Alternative Structures, W.E.D., Visual Hierarchy

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