CIM 655 — Advanced Graphic Design and Visual Communication
Communications and Information Management
Advanced Graphics Design and Visual Communications introduces a variety of theories and practices for planning and revising visual design and will focus on the core concepts and skills required to understand and control visual language in the design process, providing an experience that examines theoretical and practical aspects of visual communication. Topics include discussions of graphic devices such as grid systems, typography, illustrations, and icons. Particular emphasis is placed on detecting, diagnosing and solving visual design problems. Semiotic concepts will be introduced and assignments developed to provide exposure to critical aspects of visual thinking and its relationship to design.