Online course: Graphic Design Toolkit for Curators and Cultural Producers

January 26, 2014 graphicdeisgn_featured

Apply before February 20th, 2014 / Duration: From February 24th to March 17th, 2014

Lecturer: Iohanna Nicenboim

The course is tailored for curators and cultural producers that are keen to acquire basic graphic design skills in order to create their own graphic material or collaborate in a better way with designers.

From the manipulation and combination of shape, color, imagery, typography and space, the participants will develop skills to translate their ideas into a visual language creating a cohesive visual identity for their exhibitions or events.

They will learn and experiment with design software like Photoshop and InDesign and at the same time, will acquire basic notions of graphic design and printing. Finally, the students will develop and realize different graphic material such as invitation, brochure, exhibition title and information panels.

 

Participation fee: 145€

To apply please fill in this Application form and we will contact you to confirm your enrollment in the course.

*Online material available 24/7 during the duration of the course and 4 weekly video-conferences every Monday at 7pm Central European Time

 

Program

WEEK 1:

  • Introduction
  • Design process and design thinking
  • Image formats and resolution
  • Colour modes: CMYK vs. RGB
  • Photoshop basics
  • Retouching images

Practical result: creation of event invitation and media release

 

WEEK 2:

  • Design Principles
  • Brand, Logo and Visual Identity
  • Indesign basics
  • Introduction to Typography
  • Typeface and its uses
  • Vinyl Plotter Cut Design

Practical result: Design and vinyl cut of exhibition title

 

WEEK 3:

  • Visual systems and information areas
  • Indesign Advance I: Text editing
  • Indesign Advance II: Masters and Styles

Practical result: Information panel and labels design

 

WEEK 4:

  • Printing Basics
  • Exporting files
  • Book design basics: binding, layout, cover
  • Useful resources
  • Time management

Practical result: Brochure and Catalog design

For this course is necessary to have Photoshop and InDesign installed in your computer. If you don’t have this software, we’ll send instructions to download the 30-day trial on the first day of the course. Please note that Node does not provide this software.

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