In this course, students learn how to manipulate visual elements in page design using the page composition software, Adobe InDesign. Course focuses on systematically developing strong and creative layout solutions by means of a cumulative, conceptual design process. Projects emphasize effective integration of photographs, illustrations, as well as display and text type. Course covers creating single and multi-page documents; applying typographic principles to documents produced in an electronic environment; creating professionally acceptable layouts for subsequent electronic application; importing and manipulating data from other graphics software as part of the final graphics assembly; developing and using grids to organize type, images, and graphic elements; and collecting and saving documents using appropriate specialized file formats for successful proofing and/or final output at a service bureau.
Prerequisite: XDMA9011 Introduction to Digital Design
First class materials: USB Flash Drive
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