Design Education

Look here for online course excerpts, design education news, trends and theories that are shaping the education experience at some of the best schools educating designers – including online graphic design courses. Plus, simply see how design education has changed over the years and where it is going in the future.

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Color Theory Refresher

An excerpt from the HOW Design University course "Color Theory in Graphic Design." Read a quick refresher on color theory.

Six-Week

Weekend Heller: The Classes of Summer

This summer there are three SVA NYC classes to recommend. [Full disclosure: I’m highly prejudiced towards them.] Two are residencies and one is online only. Design education is moving in some interesting direction and residencies and distance learning are increasingly good alternatives for professionals who cannot afford longer commitments. 1. DIGITAL PORTFOLIO DESIGN taught...

Brand Strategy Development

4 Key Benefits to Branding

Designers possess unique ways of thinking, and they have unique problem solving skills that are decidedly different than their more linear, analytical coworkers. This thinking style—sometimes referred to as "design thinking"—includes processes that consider business and audience needs, and allows for iteration and rapid development. Roger Martin, Dean of the Rotman School of Business,...