Italy, Florence

Graphic Design and Portfolio - IED Florence

when 22 June 2015 - 17 July 2015
duration 4 weeks
fee EUR 2600

Please consult the following web resources: Graphic Design , Colour Lovers , KM Zero Studio

Learning outcomes: Acquisition of technical proficiency in the use of the tools and materials in graphic design; Development of new skills using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator; Adaptation of the creative process meet project objectives; Development of a personal portfolio and individual final project.

Topics Covered: Semiotics, historical background of graphics and design, destination branding, typography and page layout, color analysis, fundamentals of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator including use of layers, colors, text tools, pencil and brushes, picture placement and exporting to diverse media, introduction to developing and maintaining a professional portfolio.

IED Florence Summer 2013 video
IED Florence past Graphic Design courses

Course leader

IED Florence

Target group

Introductory courses are intended for students at all levels of experience, including absolute beginners. No specific skills are required. Applicants should also show curiosity, passion and motivation.

Course aim

The course introduces the development of graphic design.

Utilizing lectures, case studies and site visits to design studios, exhibitions and workshops with Italian industry professionals students will develop a solid theoretical and technical skill set in order to complete a Florence-inspired final project .

Fee info

EUR 2600: Enrollment and Tuition