Visual design as a field has grown out of both user interface design and graphic design. This module aims to empower students with practical design skills to research, design, produce and evaluate a portfolio of documents including a poster, logo and a magazine article.
Analyse the steps in the design process.
Evaluate the elements of page layout design and design principles.
Appraise the colour wheel and how to use it to choose colours for a project.
Categorise type and justify type contrasts and categories used as part of a design portfolio.
Examine image resolution and recommend images to be used as part of a design portfolio.
Research, design, produce and evaluate a portfolio of documents.