Design Technologies (261275)

Learning Outcomes

This course aims to encourage students to make use of creative and procedural methodologies and techniques in order to find innovative and effective solutions.
It is intended that students understand technology as an integral part of a set of tools that facilitate the design process.

Study Program

•    Introduction and interface control
•    Spatial organization and visualization methods
•    Document management
•    Create and transform basic shapes
•    Drawing with the Pen Tool
•    Assign colors to objects (outline and fill)
•    Work with Layers
•    Work with Brushes
•    Blends
•    Text - formatting
•    Working with images
•    Document Preparation for Multimedia and Printing
•    Final Arts



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PIPES, Alan. Production for Graphic designers. London: Laurence –King Publishing LDA, 2009.
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