There are no shortcuts for professional graphic design. This course helps clients and designers understand the value of graphic design and have more successful partnerships.
- Design Skills (7)
- Page Layout (5)
- Design Foundations (4)
- Design Business (3)
- Color (2)
- Logo Design (2)
- Typography (2)
- Design Techniques (1)
- Freelancing (1)
- Print Design (1)
Learn how to promote your design business. Discover the various ways to use self-promotion, both analog and digital, to stand out in today's competitive marketplace.
Learn about the history of the Arts and Crafts movement, including leading designers such as William Morris and Gustav Stickley, and its influences on contemporary design.
Learn why grids are so important and how to use them to create strong and consistent designs.
Learn about the history of branding and the key elements involved in designing a brand, from conducting market research to creating logos and identity systems.
Focuses on the hows and whys of graphic design history, from Art Nouveau to new wave, detailing the development and evolution of specific styles, techniques, and genres.
Learn how to design compelling and effective marketing collateral, including brochures, business cards, posters, media kits, and promotional pieces like holiday cards and swag.
Celebrated designer and AIGA president Sean Adams shares his sources of inspiration, hints for staying on top of trends, and advice for new designers.
Learn how to create stronger, clearer, more attention-grabbing designs by understanding the how, why, and when of layout and composition.
“The site has given me an amazing renewal of long-lost inspiration. I feel I have my creativity back for the first time in many, many years.” —Louise L.
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