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Course module: 202000204
Graphic Design
Course infoSchedule
Course module202000204
Credits (ECTS)2.5
Course typeStudy Unit
Language of instructionEnglish
Contact personC.H. Vermaas
C.H. Vermaas
Contactperson for the course
C.H. Vermaas
Academic year2021
Starting block
RemarksPart of Module 6 B-ID
Application procedureYou apply via OSIRIS Student
Registration using OSIRISYes
After passing the course, the student can:
  1. produce well designed and legible visual media such as printed matter, digital report or website
  2. provide graphic support for a product presentation
  3. design product information such as usage, safety, and legal aspects
  4. communicate and collaborate with professional graphic designers
This is a part of Module 6, ID M6 Consumer Products  of the Bachelor Industrial Design Engineering. See here for the complete description of this module

Introduction: This module part concerns the ordering of text and images, like photo illustrations, cards and other visual means in the 2D field. The focus is on printed graphical language, like business cards, posters, magazines, brochures, reports etc.

Content: The first two lectures focus on graphical language and typography rules. Subjects are: typograhical terms and systems, readability, different signs and symbols, use of colour, contrast. The following lectures focus on the applicability of the gained knowledge of the first lectures: creative aspects of graphical language in layout, choice of fonts and how to tell a story. These lectures are supported with short and long assignments to get familiar with composition, readability and usability.
The knowlegde of this module part can be used in other modules and projects: for instance when creating reports, folders, brochures, etc.

Instructional modes: This module part consists of lectures and self-tuition with guidance. All assignments must be executed and all assignments must be submitted at the feedback session. The assessment method is a "portfolio": all assignments will be assessed: the last assignment is the most important.

Attendance of the student is obligatory at the lectures, self-tuition with guidance and the feedback session. Use of laptop is also required.

External students who are interested in this elective: please contact
Module 6
Participating study
Bachelor Industrial Design Engineering
Required materials
Course material
Grafische Vormgeving voor Industrieel Ontwerpers, Arthur O. Eger, ISBN 978 90 5931 529 7
Course material
Graphic Design on Paper, Screens and Products, Arthur O. Eger, ISBN 978 90 8953 626 6
Recommended materials
Instructional modes
Presence dutyYes

Self study with assistance
Presence dutyYes


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