Color is critical to any successful design project – yet nailing the ideal color palette for a project is notoriously tough. Which colors connote the ideal blend of feelings, attitude, outlook and timeliness suitable for your brand? This course will teach you to wield color more intelligently in your graphic design practice. Required Materials: ROY G. BIV: An Exceedingly Surprising Book About Color by Jude Stewart Jude Stewart writes frequently about design and culture for Slate, The Believer, and Fast …
A solid client presentation is just as important as the actual designs you’ve spent weeks finessing. You’re telling a story or presenting a solution to a business challenge. Your client needs to feel like you’ve done your homework, understand all objectives and issues, and are presenting the smartest possible solution.
A creative logo design has to be on point. It has to be relevant. It has to be communicable and most importantly, give your organization a professional, polished and well thought out look. After all, the logo sits at the backbone of any brand. This course will show you how to design a logo that grabs attention. This course starts with mood boards for concept, typography, composition, color, and icons and leads into creating your own logo.
In this course, instructor Chris Converse teaches you how to get hands-on with the aspects of HTML and CSS that allow you to realize your design vision, so that you no longer have to rely on developers to do it for you. By learning how to cut your own graphics and create the HTML and CSS files you provide to your web developers, you’ll regain control and enhance your understanding of web design and overall user experience for future projects.