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Information Design

Course Details

This 5-week, 1-credit module will cover the fundamentals of good presentation, layout, and design for print and the web. We’ll cover basic typography, color theory, page layout, information design as well as navigation and usability. We’ll explore a variety of online tools, get comfortable with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. We’ll tap the languages of web design (HTML and CSS) to create layouts that work well across smartphones, tablets and desktops. By the end of this course you’ll be able to recognize poor designs and identify how to fix them, as well as create your own designs with better organization, unity, and clarity.