Graphic Design (261142)

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