Communication Design Studio IV

DES 321

Keywords and Themes

Community Branding
Client Relationships

Course Description

DES 321: Communication Design Studio IV (aka Studio 5)

A sequence focusing on concept development and solutions for communication design problems. History, theoretical approaches, critical readings, group and individual critiques, and written assignments support visual design exploration. This is the second course in a sequence of two: DES 320 and DES 321.

DES 321: Complex problems, focus on public communication, branding, and information design. These courses require that students furnish a laptop computer that meets the departmental standards in terms of hardware and software (see departmental website for requirements). Prerequisites: DES 320 and and formal acceptance into the third year by Sophomore Portfolio Review. Open to non-majors who have prerequisites and consent of the instructor.