Narrative and Communication Design

DES 224


Keywords and Themes

Storytelling & Narrative
Concept Development
Illustration Series
Design Systems


Course Description

DES 224: Narrative and Communication Design

The theme for this course is narrative structures relating to printed matter and motion. Projects explore visual languages, storytelling, storyboards and the visual essay. Problem solving, idea generation, typography, point of view, conceptual thinking and composition are reinforced. Critical readings, group and individual critiques, and written assignments support visual design exploration. Prerequisites: (Des 121 and Des 120) or (Des 100 and Des 120).