Created by:  California Institute of the Arts

  • Louise Sandhaus

    Taught by:  Louise Sandhaus, Faculty, Program in Graphic Design

    School of Art

  • Lorraine Wild

    Taught by:  Lorraine Wild, Faculty, Program in Graphic Design

    School of Art
Basic Info
Course 4 of 5 in the Graphic Design Specialization
LevelBeginner
Commitment4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
Language
English
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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4.6 stars
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CalArts has earned an international reputation as the leading college of the visual and performing arts in the United States. Offering rigorous undergraduate and graduate degree programs through six schools—Art, Critical Studies, Dance, Film/Video, Music, and Theater—CalArts has championed creative excellence, critical reflection, and the development of new forms and expressions.
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Rated 4.6 out of 5 of 508 ratings

It's a lovely course and the lecturers are great, but it focus mostly on American design or the impact of other designers in the USA. I would love to learn more about non-USA design.

This class was very interesting and it gives some background for a lot of the stuff that you learn in the other courses in the specialization. I liked that the assignments weren't difficult but were interesting and informative. We were able to learn from each other and learn in the process of researching topics.

great course for designers who have no idea of graphic design history

It was a wonderful course. I have designed things but never took a formal design education. I think knowing the history of a particular field helps. It gives you a picture of how things evolved to be what they are today. I would not have known where to start even if I wanted to learn history of graphic design. This course has given me a good start. Now I can go deeper in that study. Thank you