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Design courses are an excellent way to help advance your career. There are many academic institutions across the globe offering top-notch design courses with a variety of program and schedule options. Often, design courses can complement other degree programs or are offered as separate certificate or diploma programs.

There are a variety of courses in several different design industries, such as fashion design, interior design, multimedia, graphic design, visual, sound, and industrial design, with each discipline having specialized areas of study. Design courses can be studied online, through distance learning, or in a traditional classroom setting, allowing for flexibility in scheduling as courses range from a few days to over a year.

Whether you are seeking new skills, professional development, or a change of career, there are design courses that can help you meet your goals. Take a look through the programs below to find the design courses that you are searching for!

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Interior Design in Fashion and Luxury Retail

London College of Contemporary Arts
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 10 weeks October 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This short course offers you the opportunity to discover Interior Design and visual communication techniques with the aim of giving you the necessary tools to maximise the profitability of the point of sale, and to study the essential aspects of the consumer’s behaviour, a key element to create a unique and emotional shopping experience and transform the consumer into a loyal customer. [+]

Best Course Studies in Design 2017. Interior Design in Fashion and Luxury Retail This short course offers you the opportunity to discover Interior Design and visual communication techniques with the aim of giving you the necessary tools to maximise the profitability of the point of sale, and to study the essential aspects of the consumer’s behaviour, a key element to create a unique and emotional shopping experience and transform the consumer into a loyal customer. Course Requirements Minimum age: 18 years of age, English proficiency: intermediate and eligible to study in the UK. Duration 10 weeks (Part-time) 3 weeks (Full time) Intake Part-time (October 2017) Full-time (June 2017, July 2017, August 2017) [-]

Art Direction (art Direction) High Creative Performance Program

Barcelona School of Creativity
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Barcelona

Advertising enters the eye. Images, brands or posters are the first assault the consumer to get their attention and capture their interest, even before the message itself. And they are in the hands of the art director. [+]

Advertising enters the eye. Images, brands or posters are the first assault the consumer to get their attention and capture their interest, even before the message itself. And they are in the hands of the art director. Bernbach said that advertising is not a science but an art. And you're going to be the director. DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM The art director is as responsible for creativity as the copy. Therefore, in addition to learn creativity, learn aesthetic, graphic design, editorial design, illustration, world of print, photography, film, fashion, creative trends, new technologies ... and will elaborate a portfolio to show that you have learned. The duration of the program is one academic year: three quarters, four hours a day Monday through Thursday, but surely, your training, your book and your future will require greater dedication of hours. THE AGENDA OF THE PROGRAM GRAPHIC DESIGN In the foundations of the art direction is graphic design. Line, shape, color, balance, rhythm, typography and calligraphy, image, brand ... they are the basis on which any communication action is constructed. Be prepared to work editorial design, signage, branding, corporate identity and packaging until you get to master them ... and enjoy them. SOME CONTENTS: Design Elements - Phases of a graphic project - Branding - Link between image and text - Design Typographic - Packaging - Color Theory - Signs and stands - Design of large formats - Composition and layout of brochures - How to choose the best system print - Learning... [-]

Darkroom: Introduction to Black and White Processing and Printing

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part time 5 weeks November 2017 United Kingdom London

This is a beginners darkroom course, or a chance to take a refresher course if you have been away from darkrooms for a while. If you have used a basic camera (like a Holga or Lomo) or an advanced camera from the likes of Canon, Nikon or Pentax, this will give you a good grounding. [+]

Best Course Studies in Design 2017. We have a range of Photography courses in London at all levels. There are full time, part time and evening programmes leading to a qualification, as well as photography workshops and specialist short courses in digital photography, studio lighting, darkroom and alternative processes. Short digital and darkroom classes are suitable for beginners, but there are advanced and master class photography workshops as well. Our tutors are highly experienced photography practitioners offering a unique insight into the photographic medium. We are well resourced both in digital and analogue (traditional film) photography. Our studio has Elinchrom studio flash, Hi-Glide lighting support, radio triggers and meters. The photography digital suite has Apple Mac computers (running Photoshop), Eizo colour managed monitors and film scanners. The photography darkroom has enlargers for 35mm and medium format film and printing on resin coated as well as fibre papers, film processing and film scanners all in the same facility. Students from our courses regularly go on to higher education or become working freelance photographers, an achievement indeed in a very competitive environment. If you are interested in anything photographic, we may have the course for you. Course Overview This is a beginners darkroom course, or a chance to take a refresher course if you have been away from darkrooms for a while. If you have used a basic camera (like a Holga or Lomo) or an advanced camera from the likes of Canon, Nikon or Pentax, this will give you a good... [-]

Course Cgi (computer Generated Imaginery)

GrisArt Escuela Superior de Fotografía
Campus Part time 7 months October 2017 Spain Barcelona

Thanks to new technologies, creating photographic practice and live an exciting time, with constant innovations and new horizons, forcing photographers to continuous learning. [+]

Thanks to new technologies, creating photographic practice and live an exciting time, with constant innovations and new horizons, forcing photographers to continuous learning. In some fields, such as in automotive advertising, architecture and interior design, the change is already in place and the ultra-realistic images that come to us are in most cases computer-generated drawings from designers, engineers and architects . Are familiar CGI images, both stills and motion, applied in film and television. This revolution, which the authors define only limit, currently shaping the advertising world. Their use, though not applicable in all fields, continues to be increasingly necessary, as a generator of new images or as an integrator of these photographic CGI in real environments. The course offered by CGI GrisArt taps into the vast possibility of creating 3D images, but does so in a selective manner, with the needs and skills of photographers. They discover the most direct link between this technology and conventional photography, and compatibility and possibilities. To this end, those strictly useful aspects develop, for example, the camera layout and perspective, lighting, texturing or rendering the output image. The application will be used MAXON Cinema 4D program, unlike other equivalent applications is characterized by friendliness and ease of use of its interface. The high degree of quality offering the latest versions of the Advanced Render (C4D render engine itself) program makes it a very attractive tool for professional willing to venture into this field. Furthermore, knowing the market needs, the course incorporates learning process... [-]


Advanced Training Course In Digital Editor

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan
Campus Part time 7 months January 2018 Italy Milan

In a world dominated by new network language that, in continuous evolution, require constant updating, the Course of Advanced Education in Digital Editor is aimed at those who want to become a professional online communication. The course aims to form a new professional with versatile skills in the creation and editing of content, the raw material of the web. Aimed at providing the how-to on image manipulation, production of video content and text related to the network languages, investigates and highlights the current scenarios of online communication. The Digital Editor combines the technical and creative skills functional ethic both in self-employment and in that company. [+]

Best Course Studies in Design 2017. THIS PROGRAM 'TAUGHT IN ITALIAN Who should attend: The Course of Advanced Education in Digital Editor is aimed at those working in the web or, in particular world, the brand content, to those who work in publishing, to journalists who need to convert to the digital world, in startupper, undergraduates and graduates wishing to specialize in digital-related professions. addresses of specialization: The Digital Editor is an eclectic professional whose duties range from the content providing content and community management. Acts as a "craftsman" of communication in a work environment that favors labor information as raw material, declined in the forms of gift, videos, posts, articles short and long-form, gallery, quizzes and status on social networks whose substance is in perpetual becoming, thanks to the new languages ​​changing the network. Methodology and structure: The Course of Advanced Education in Digital Editor explores new multimedia languages ​​made possible by endemic editing tools to the online world (gallery, quizzes, articles accompanied of moving images such as gift). The route runs between the parallel worlds of publishing and brand, both served by various forms of web content. It deals with the working environment of the Digital Editor, creator / artisan who builds content and monitors the content of third parties offering new perspectives. And 'it provided a writing workshop for the web with the aim of teaching a correct writing on line, indispensable to the construction of effective content. Students devote themselves to the development of content short,... [-]

Courses in Kidz Com.- Graphics

Oscar Institute
Campus Full time 1 month September 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai

Digital graphic courses for children ages 6 to 8 [+]

DIGITAL GRAPHICS COURSE (6 -8 years) TOTAL DURATION: 24 Hours (3 X 2 hour each (12 sessions) -1 Month) Windows Xp (2 Hrs.) Explorer Desktop Settings Taskbar Properties PaintBrush (6 Hrs.) Preliminary Drawing utility using mouse under Windows. Coredraw: (12 Hrs.) CorelDRAW is Vector graphic software, allowing the user to produce World Class Illustrations with 16.7 million colors. Salient Features With CorelDRAW you can create Illustrations from scratch, enhance the Designs, use and embellish scanned Photos of your Digital Art, and send your finished work out in many ways. A vector-based drawing Program with extensive text handling and precision-drawing features. Ideal tool for virtually any design project from Commercial Art to technical illustrations, advertisements, publishing and Internet publishing. Applications Full-color Design Illustrations. Complex Design Drawings. Commercial Art. Libraries of Designs. High-quality drawings from low-resolution originals. Web page designing. Internet Technology (4 Hrs.) E-mailing Using yahoo.com and hotmail.com Surfing Using google.com, yahoo.com and msn.com OSCAR offers a unique style of learning Maximum Instructor to Student Ratio 1:6 The days and timing can be fixed based on our mutual convenience between 9.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m. One computer : One student Fees is for one course and it includes instructions, practical, project, preparation for exam (if any) Sessions : Each session will be of 2 hours We offer Crash courses of 4 to 8 hours per day to complete the courses earlier; which is subject to availability. [-]

Advanced Training Course In Lighting Design - Design Light

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Florence
Campus Full time 7 months April 2018 Italy Florence

The Advanced Training Course in Lighting Design - Designing the light provides the theoretical knowledge and practical experience needed to enter the profession of Lighting Designer. Integrates design skills with elements of lighting design, understood as an added value in terms of aesthetics, functionality and expression of the architectural project and / or visual communication. Able to look at light sources as an expressive tool of great plasticity, the Lighting Designer is able to cure the lighting director of residential interiors and service, exhibition and entertainment, public and commercial spaces spaces, outdoor environments, roads, architectural facades , parks and gardens. The course is sponsored by IED and the Targetti Foundation, an international reference point for the lighting training. [+]

Best Course Studies in Design 2017. THIS PROGRAM 'TAUGHT IN ITALIAN Who should attend: The course is aimed at graduates or graduates in Architecture, Interior Designers, Engineers, Product Designer, or specialize in related fields, professionals in the architecture and interiors sector, specialists in Visual brand communication, museum conservators with computer skills major design programs and design and who has experience in the field. addresses of specialization: Lighting Designer, a key figure in the design of interiors and exteriors, which is a professional architectural firms, large companies, public administrations and the conservatives of the artistic heritage refer to secure a fair and efficient lighting director, sustainable and capable of highlighting the features of any context. Structure and methodology: The Advanced Training Course in Lighting Design - Designing the light is intended to deepen the theoretical point of view, practical and aesthetic, all the specific topics for proper lighting design. The course is structured in five modules, one theoretical and four theoretical and design through project work aimed to address all the areas of interest of Lighting Designers (interior architecture, urban exteriors, entertainment, museum exhibition). Each module focuses on a specific application environment in order to provide the knowledge to make correct and effective projects. Starting from the physical and technical-scientific light, the Base module explains the lighting language, with specific focus on light sources, luminaires and design fundamentals. A particular attention is given to the LEDs, the digital management of the light and energy sustainability. The first module addresses the light... [-]

UX/UI Design Bootcamp

Ironhack Barcelona & Madrid
Campus Full time 8 weeks August 2017 Spain Barcelona Madrid + 1 more

Learn UX Design in 8 weeks. Learn UX design from experienced instructors who do it for a living. Learn by building projects every week. No more boring lectures. Network & connect with other professionals in the community. Launch your new career in UX Design through Ironhack career services. [+]

Who is it for? Career changers Architecture, marketing, communication, community managers... professionals that want to make a switch into one of the hottest and most upcoming careers. Professional development People in traditional design roles that want to learn the latest technologies and the working methodologies of innovative design & product companies. Entrepreneurs Design and gather valuable user feedback through high fidelity prototypes for your idea before building an MVP. Front-End Developers Compliment your programming skills. Learn to design captivating user experiences before jumping into code. Course Syllabus User Research Students will be introduced to Design Thinking and User-Centered Design (UCD) framework. The first module of the course will focus on the importance of market/design research and the process of organizing the information into logical user flows. Rapid Prototyping In this module, Students will learn to articulate design ideas through sketches, wireframes and interactive prototypes using industry standard design principles. Students will gain hands-on experience using tools including Sketch, Balsamiq and InVision. User Testing & Refining In the final module of the course, students will learn to use modern testing frameworks and continually refine designs based on user data. The module will end with final considerations for the development phase of the designs with developers and other stakeholders. Front-End Web Development In this module, students will learn to take their designs a step further through rapid prototyping using HTML, CSS & JavaScript. Students will also be introduced to front-end frameworks such as Bootstrap, and libraries such as jQuery. Course Structure Week... [-]

Summer School of Design: SUMMER MODULE 3D DESIGN AND DIGITAL FABRICATION

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
Campus 3 weeks July 2017 Russia St. Petersburg

Summer module “3D design and Digital fabrication” will be launched in 2014 based on a wide experience the teaching staff has acquired on previous international educational programmes which have been developed since 2006 and have gained popularity among participating universities. [+]

Best Course Studies in Design 2017. WHERE? St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University (SPbSPU), one of the oldest and prestigious institutions of higher education in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. SPbSPU cooperates with universities, international educational organizations and companies from all over the world and has long and wide experience in providing educational programs in different areas. WHAT? Summer module “3D design and Digital fabrication” will be launched in 2014 based on a wide experience the teaching staff has acquired on previous international educational programmes which have been developed since 2006 and have gained popularity among participating universities. Summer course “3D design and Digital fabrication” aims at bridging the gap between ideas and their physical representation by introducing students to the basics of three-dimensional modeling, analytic drawing, mock-up making and rapid prototyping technologies. It gives a unique opportunity to learn about product design process and practice different approaches to develop an idea into a prototype with the help of digital and analog techniques. The module includes 4 courses: - Three-dimensional modeling; - Analytic drawing; - Mock-up making; - Digital fabrication. Upon successful program completion students will receive SPbSPU certificate. FOR WHO? We invite a diverse auditorium of creative people: product or industrial designers, computer graphics artists, fine arts or business-focused students. The module will be of interest for both experienced designers and beginners who'd like to expand their knowledge and understanding of the subject area. Both Russian and international students can take part in the Summer School, all teaching will be conducted in English.... [-]

Luxury Shoes Design

Haute Future Fashion Academy
Campus Full time 2 weeks October 2017 Italy Milan

The Luxury Shoes Design Summer Campus is designed to allow students to fully “immerse” themselves in the realities of shoe making and understand the dynamics and inner tasks of this sector. [+]

Shoes, symbols par excellence of feminine allure and sensuality are one of the most important fashion accessories; over time, they have also become vitally important for men as well. Objects of desire and passion, shoes can celebrate and complement the look and personality of the person wearing them. However, creating fashion footwear requires technical and design skills, creativity, and a solid knowledge of fashion and market trends. The Luxury Shoes Design Summer Campus is designed to allow students to fully “immerse” themselves in the realities of shoe making and understand the dynamics and inner tasks of this sector. During the course, students will develop the basic skills for the technical development of the model, analyzing design techniques, shapes, silhouettes, and structure, with an in depth study of footwear history, trends and materials. PROGRAMME Week 1 Fashion trends & markets analysis of luxury accessories Historical research: explore and exploit past fashion trends Creative research: learn how to nd inspiration for designs from art and nature, when travelling, in films and literature Analysis of target consumers The planning of a collection: preliminary layout, organisation and development of a luxury shoe collection Week 2 Workshop: introduction to digital design software Preparation of the luxury shoes collection book: materials, shapes, structure, technical sheets Presentation of the final project [-]

Sup'Infograph: Animated Film School - Computer Graphics Training

ESRA - École Supérieure de Réalisation Audiovisuelle
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 France Paris Nice Rennes Belgium Brussels + 4 more

Sup'infograph was created within the ESRA in 1997 to meet the growing needs of trades training in computer graphics 2D / 3D, especially those in the realization of animation, game video, special effects in film and TV dressing. [+]

Best Course Studies in Design 2017. Sup'infograph was created within the ESRA in 1997 to meet the growing needs of trades training in computer graphics 2D / 3D, especially those in the realization of animation, game video, special effects in film and TV dressing. The training lasts 3 years, 2 years in the core curriculum. In the third year, students have the opportunity to choose between three options: Realisation / Animation Modeling, Rendering and Light 3D compositing and VFX Besides the theoretical and practical courses, students complete team in an animated short film in the first and third year and an animatic second year. Admission to first year is competitive. This competition is open to graduates and students of final year, subject to success in the Baccalaureate. The curriculum, spread over three years, includes theory, practical work, conducting an animated film every year, and 16 weeks minimum mandatory internships. 1st and 2nd year, the program also provides good learning authoring software that cinema staging and artistic drawing. Teaching is done in software tutorials, with a student by labor station. The achievements by five team represents the synthesis of theoretical and practical. In the second year, students perfect: character modeling, texturing, shaders development, creating skeletons, skinning, animation in general and animation in inverse kinematics, particles, dynamics the rendering. And they manage the mix of sounds from their productions with the students of the ISTS (the department). Outside of classes and practicals, work rooms are available to students free service from 19:00... [-]

12 Month Full Time - Computer Animation, Visual Effects and Game Design course

Think Tank Training Centre
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 Canada North Vancouver

The Computer Animation, Visual Effects and Game Design Program at Think Tank Training Centre in Toronto Canada is an intensive one-year program that specializes in the latest software, techniques and technologies to cater to the needs of the current film, television and gaming industries. The program consists of respected industry professionals as instructors teaching current curriculum, a mentorship program, and small class sizes offering extensive hands-on training. The program is divided into three 15 week semesters, with course integration to allow assignments to overlap and support one another. Upon successful completion of the program and demo reel the students will be awarded a diploma in Computer Animation, Visual Effects and Game Design. [+]

The Computer Animation, Visual Effects and Game Design program at Think Tank Training Centre in North Vancouver, Canada is an intensive one-year course that specializes in the latest software, techniques and technologies, and caters to the needs of the film, television and gaming industries. It consists of respected industry professionals as instructors teaching a current curriculum, a mentorship program, and small class sizes with extensive hands-on training. The program is divided into three 15 week semesters, with course integration to allow assignments to overlap and support one another. A diploma in Computer Animation, Visual Effects and Game Design will be awarded upon successful completion of the program requirements and demo reel. Student Testimonials “Think Tank is a special school. I was hired by Bioware after they saw my demo reel, and I ended up beating out a few other senior guys for the position." Shawn Kassian, Bioware (Environment Artist) “Being a student at Think Tank made me feel like I was in an exclusive school for artists seeking to achieve the highest of standards in CG creation.” Adar Bronstein, ICON Creative Studio (Senior 3D Modeling & Texturing Artist) “It was really more of a family than a school. Great, supportive people who were always there to help out if I was having trouble with anything, and were also dedicated to seeing me succeed.” Liam Jones, MPC (Technical Animator) “The school not only cared about my success, but also did everything in their power to make sure I had the tools... [-]

Decoration

ITECOM Art Design NICE
Campus Full time 2 - 3 years September 2017 France Nice

The designer is the person that you take to restructure a space or place to live. It should be next to an open and creative mind. Its mission is to enhance the identity of the place and beautify the space. [+]

Best Course Studies in Design 2017. Duration of training: 2 years - 3 options Title RNCP certified Level III The designer is the person that you take to restructure a space or place to live. It should be next to an open and creative mind. Its mission is to enhance the identity of the place and beautify the space. Option Home Makeovers In total harmony with the environment, the interior decorator feeds an original attention to the realities of life. It has an open and creative mind, it aims to enhance the identity of a place. He can combine colors, structures, different styles ... The whole universe of your living space is recreated in its inner and outer atmosphere. Concept, design, decoration, design, decorations represent the focus areas for this multidisciplinary profession: set design, design of spaces, visual concept, materials, light, atmosphere ... This course is taught as a culture and as an art. The interior designer dresses and sets the value of the concept. It represents the most beautiful harmony between design & functionality. Visual Merchandising Etalagiste option This is primarily a marketing communications business and marketing. The window dresser chooses its products to create an atmosphere and imagine a setting for highlight. It is responsible for carrying the decor with various materials and media. He works mostly for large chain stores with integrated service, luxury shops, salons and shopping malls. But more and more customers are varied and many markets are open to the window dresser and decorator... [-]

Extension Of Ongoing Strategic Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Rio de Janeiro
Campus Part time 60 hours March 2018 Brazil Rio de Janeiro

Course objective is to encourage critical thinking and creative and architectural design capabilities, using the Strategic Design as a tool. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS IN PORTUGUESE Taught Encourage critical thinking and creative and architectural design capability using Strategic Design as a business tool. 4th Panel of Strategic Design Start Date: March Lessons: Monday and Wednesday - 19h30 to 22h30 Hours: 60 hours Portuguese language Description and objectives: Course objective is to encourage critical thinking and creative and architectural design capabilities, using the Strategic Design as a tool. The methodology is interactive and collaborative, giving priority to focus on research, reflection of new opportunities and concepts. Classes will be taught by professionals with expertise recognized in the market, which will bring data from the reality of agencies, clients and large cases. The idea is to give students the challenges, experiences and opportunities related to Design, Innovation and Strategic Design. Target Audience: Professional design, architecture, advertising and related fields. Prerequisites: Knowledge of design and higher education. Course topics: The Strategic Design Course follows the methodology of the innovation process through Design Thinking. Module 1: Understanding - Case Design Strategy. - Innovation. - Design, Design Thinking and Strategic Design. Module 2: Plan - Technical Research and Research. - Methodologies and Processes of Strategic Design. - Knowing a Strategic Design agency. - Sustainability in the development and practice in projects. - Branding and Strategic Design. - "Windows Strategic Design": Encounters with invited professionals working in different areas such as: Creative Economy, Policies to Encourage Design, Crowndfunding, Mobility, Education and Service Design. Module 3: Acting Guided by a multidisciplinary team, students will be encouraged to undertake... [-]

Interior Design Course

In Florence Academy
Campus Full time Part time Open Enrollment Italy Florence

The course is aimed at students who are interested in interior design and who want to understand technical and constructional aspects of interior spaces, the methodologies of elaborating the concept of a project and its appropriate representation. The approach is not only technical, but creative, artistic and intuitive. [+]

Best Course Studies in Design 2017. The course is aimed at students who are interested in interior design and who want to understand technical and constructional aspects of interior spaces, the methodologies of elaborating the concept of a project and its appropriate representation. The approach is not only technical, but creative, artistic and intuitive. The fundamentals of the course are aimed at providing knowledge of various interior styles, the study of solutions in furnishing, the materials used and the various possibilities in fabrics; patterns, colors and shades. [-]