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Graphic Design Intro | Training Course

Learn the core principles and approach your work like a professional designer.
Design content that meets the brief and communicates your message clearly.

SMALL COURSE SIZES | DESIGN EXPERTS | PROFESSIONAL TRAINING | LONDON LOCATION

  Course Dates Venue   Price  
Online £199 + VAT save £180
London Bridge £279 + VAT save £100
Online £379 + VAT
London Bridge £379 + VAT
Online £379 + VAT
London Bridge £379 + VAT
Online £379 + VAT

Graphic Design Intro | Training Course

Course Takeaways
Course Info

Course Offering

Course Takeaways
Takeaways

What will I learn?

  • To think like a designer
  • Improve your visual skills
  • Typography and colour theory
  • To use brand guidelines
  • Plan your projects successfully
  • Free digital course assets
  • Free post-course helpdesk support
Course Takeaways
Learner Reviews

How good is the course?

  • Average Score 4.8 out of 5
  • Delicious lunch provided
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • 197 reviews

Design Brief

• Understanding the design process

• How to communicate what you have created

• Creativity and context - What you actually need to know to push great work out into the world

• Improving your visual skills and exploring different ways of seeing

Composition

• What it means to have a well composed piece of work

• Design Principles:

• Form & Space

• Figure & Ground

• Gestalt Psychology

• Symmetry/Asymmetry

• Layout Principles

Branding

• Brand Guidelines

• Understanding the difference between logos and logotypes

• How to use brand guidelines to create inspiring work

Imagery

• When to use illustration or photography

• Visual Storytelling

• Where to buy images from

• A bit about copyright

Typography

• Font families and how they work

• Basics of font makeup (serif/non serif and styles of font)

• Which fonts pair well together and which fonts to avoid

• Where and how to buy fonts

• Crucial tips on how to use typography in your work

• Optimum text point sizes for different viewing platforms

Colour Theory

• Choosing colours that work well together

• Understanding the difference between screen and print colours

• Why colour is important

• How to restrict a colour palette

Resources & Further Learning

• Useful websites

• Podcasts

• Further Reading

Questions and answers

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"Super interesting course - lots to take away!"
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Latest Reviews



"Diverse topics, great knowledgeable trainers, great training assets amazing learning atmosphere"
Intelliflo
  • 5th September


"Great links and resources to take home. Was a really great course."
British Transport Police
  • 4th August


"Really good training, probably some of the best training I've had. Very engaging and interesting, would have happily done 2 days"
Kensington And Chelsea Council
  • 4th August