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Graphic Design Studio I introduces the basic principles and potentials of visual communication through studio practice and weekly readings and discussion of the required text. In addition this studio provides a foundation in the use of digital graphic communication design software. Basic traditional and digital design strategies are applied to introductory graphic design problems. Content includes a series of exercises and design problems that develop skills and confidence in software usage and an introduction to the practice of graphic communication. A three credit studio course, Studio I includes basic principles of graphic design with an emphasis on the design process, which is integral to the production of graphic design for communication.

Syllabus, Assignments and other information available on D2L:



Design Industry: : American Advertising Federation : Vector logos : Bring bad design to justice : American Advertising Federation - Fox River
How Design : The leading creativity, business and technology magazine for Graphic Designers : Spec work

Software/Hardware: : Adobe : Adobe online events : Apple/Mac

Stock Art & Fonts:
*Stock image sites are great for inspiration, but use of stock imagery in your coursework is not allowed unless specifically stated.
Getty Images : Stock photography, editorial photos, footage and music : Visual elements for creatives

Studio I:
digiCopy : On-campus printer/copier : Graphic Design The New Basics
: Lorem ipsum generator : Monthly calendars
Tradwinds Products III - Map : Artist supply store
UW-Green Bay Design Arts: Graphic Design : Facebook group


  Last Updated: September 2, 2013
Addie Sorbo / Arts and Visual Design / University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
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