Graphic Design (261012)

Learning Outcomes

1. Provide students with a set of knowledge and skills needed in design, using effectively appropriate software;
2. Through a series of practical exercises, it is intended that students understand the practice of design as a process to achieve objectives, which are founded on a set of necessary and logical operations;
3. Provide students with skills for the development of different types of graphics structured according to a concept and implemented by the use of images and typography.

Study Program

* Introduction and interfaces 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



Ambrose, G. e Harris, P. (2017) Typography. Oxford: Basic Design
Munari, B. (1982) Design e Comunicação Visual. (70 ed). Lisboa: Arte e comunicação
Lupton, E. e Phillips, J. C. (2008) Graphic Design: The new basics. New York: Princeton Architectural Press.