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Graphic Design Intro | Training Course

Learn the core principles and approach your work like a professional designer.
Design content that meets the brief and communicates your message clearly.

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Graphic Design Intro | Training Course

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Course Info

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Course Takeaways
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What will I learn?

  • To think like a designer
  • Improve your visual skills
  • Typography and colour theory
  • To use brand guidelines
  • Plan your projects successfully
  • Free digital course assets
  • Free helpdesk support for 28 days
Course Takeaways
Learner Reviews

How good is the course?

  • Average Score 4.8 out of 5
  • Delicious lunch provided
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • 141 reviews



Design Brief
• Understanding the design process
• How to communicate what you have created
• Creativity and context - What you actually need to know to push great work out into the world
• Improving your visual skills and exploring different ways of seeing

Composition
• What it means to have a well composed piece of work
• Design Principles:
• Form & Space
• Figure & Ground
• Gestalt Psychology
• Symmetry/Asymmetry
• Layout Principles

Branding
• Brand Guidelines
• Understanding the difference between logos and logotypes
• How to use brand guidelines to create inspiring work

Imagery
• When to use illustration or photography
• Visual Storytelling
• Where to buy images from
• A bit about copyright



Typography
• Font families and how they work
• Basics of font makeup (serif/non serif and styles of font)
• Which fonts pair well together and which fonts to avoid
• Where and how to buy fonts
• Crucial tips on how to use typography in your work
• Optimum text point sizes for different viewing platforms

Colour Theory
• Choosing colours that work well together
• Understanding the difference between screen and print colours
• Why colour is important
• How to restrict a colour palette

Resources & Further Learning
• Useful websites
• Podcasts
• Further Reading

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"Super informative, felt like i learnt a huge amount"
4AD
18th November - Graphic Design : Introduction

Latest Reviews



"Rich was a really good trainer. Very friendly and engaging. He pitched the content at just the right level and explained things very clearly. He also listened to my questions and answered them helpfully. Also really pleased with Rosie who very helpfully enabled me to attend the course, and Alex who helpfully tested that my IT would work. Overall, very pleased with the whole experience, thanks!"
Competition & Markets Authority
  • 25th August


"Great one to one course. In-depth and a lot of fun and knowledge. Look forward to the next one."
The Urban Penguin Peterborough LTD
  • 31st July


"Really professional process, great location, lovely food and a very well put together course."
PA Consulting Group
  • 29th July
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