AAD 30100 Print Design and Production

This course focuses on the design and production of printed material. Professional graphic design and pre-press production practices are emphasized. This computer studio course will include the study of typography, page design, and page anatomy. The use of links and paper selection will be discussed. Aspects of working with long documents will also be explored, including grid design, master pages, and character/ paragraph styles. At the conclusion of this class, the student will be able to conceptualize, design, and produce projects for a wide variety of pre-press demands. Additional topics may include preparing projects for screen-based and paper-based distribution and building self-contained high and low resolution files. Lab fee required. This class may require the use of a virtual reality headset identified by the instructor.




AAD 25000.