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Graphic Design Intro | Training Course

Learn the principles you need to create beautiful, professional designs.
Discover the secrets of effective visual communication.

SMALL COURSE SIZES | DESIGN EXPERTS | PROFESSIONAL TRAINING | LONDON & LIVE ONLINE

  Course Dates Venue   Price  
Online £279 + VAT save £120
London Bridge £299 + VAT save £100
Online £399 + VAT
London Bridge £399 + VAT

Graphic Design Intro | Training Course

Course Takeaways
Course Info

Course Offering

Course Takeaways
Takeaways

What will I learn?

  • Understanding the design process
  • Principles of composition
  • Great typography
  • Branding guidelines
  • Illustrations and photography
  • Free digital course assets
  • Free post-course helpdesk support
Course Takeaways
Learner Reviews

How good is the course?

  • Average Score 4.8 out of 5
  • Delicious lunch provided
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • 287 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

Questions and answers

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"Very friendly and knowledgable trainer."
BBC
7th June - Graphic Design : Introduction

Latest Reviews



"Giving real life examples and highlighting little details you should pay attention to"
Future Advocacy
  • 10th May


"Well presented and whole day flowed really well. Fun mini activities"
Acteon Communication
  • 10th April


"Explanations were clear, practice sessions were good"
Acteon
  • 10th April