Digital Communications 1

Course Code: DEC 219

Academic Year: 2021-2022

This course is the first course in a series of two applied learning courses and introduces students to the knowledge and skills needed for the purposeful implementation of professional design communication in the industry. This course incorporates computer technology perspectives and digital rendering methods blended with manual techniques for both two- and three-dimensional applications. Professional presentation imagery is obtained through the latest computer technology programs as well as hand media leading to a synchronized development of personal style. Projects in this course support DEC 320 and are evaluated in terms of graphic competency and professional communication industry standards. The course is delivered in the form of lectures, critiques and laboratories. Topics such as layout, typography, booklet creation and digital material boards are discussed in relation to the applicable software.