Summer Courses in Graphic Design

A summer course is a great way to get a head start on your learning. It can be used to gain understanding of specific concepts before you enter a desired course of study, or to strengthen your knowledge in a subject that you have been studying. Some may wonder, “What is a summer course in graphic design?” In a nutshell, it is a course that teaches you how to create different graphics u… Read more

A summer course is a great way to get a head start on your learning. It can be used to gain understanding of specific concepts before you enter a desired course of study, or to strengthen your knowledge in a subject that you have been studying.

Some may wonder, “What is a summer course in graphic design?” In a nutshell, it is a course that teaches you how to create different graphics using computer programs. Depending upon the specifics and the level of the course, students may learn how to create logos and advertisements, or focus on special effects, colorization and other digital concepts. Upon completing the course, students will have a greater grasp on digital effect creation and application.

One of the main benefits of taking this summer course is its versatility. With the use of technology in today’s workforce, the skills cultivated and sharpened through this program can be applied to many different career paths.

There is no one set cost for this program, especially with the variation of possible course concentrations. Additionally, things such as the location of the school and average cost of attendance also weigh into the price.

Taking this course helps to expand your career options. For those looking to enter the graphic design field, this course provides a foundation to build upon that can prepare individuals to become graphic artists. People with this background knowledge may also apply it in sales, marketing or advertising positions. Individuals may choose to work in public, private or non-profit sectors. Considering this, it is clear to see how many great options are available.

If you have a knack for technology and a flair for design, then a summer course in graphic design could benefit you. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Istituto Modartech
Pontedera, Italy

An intensive two-week course to develop with a creative and laboratory approach, the basic skills and sector-specific knowledge to promote fashion products through graphic des ... +

An intensive two-week course to develop with a creative and laboratory approach, the basic skills and sector-specific knowledge to promote fashion products through graphic design and styling. The educational program, thought for learning the basics of visual communication and the capacity to develop a real aesthetical sensitivity, is for Italian and foreign students. -
Summer courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English, Italian
Jul 2020
Campus
 
Paris College Of Art
Paris, France

The Paris College of Art Summer Program offers an exciting set of courses with a modern edge in the historically and artistically rich city of Paris. In these two-week long co ... +

The Paris College of Art Summer Program offers an exciting set of courses with a modern edge in the historically and artistically rich city of Paris. In these two-week long courses, introductory through advanced level students will explore art, design, culture, and language. -
Summer courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
15 Jun 2020
Campus
 
ELISAVA Barcelona School of Design and Engineering
Barcelona, Spain

The modules will develop tools to create and reproduce them. The goal is to have control of the entire production process (literally) in your own hands. In this way, conventio ... +

The modules will develop tools to create and reproduce them. The goal is to have control of the entire production process (literally) in your own hands. In this way, conventional work processes will be questioned and the direct influence of tools on aesthetics will be revealed. The process is determined by pairs of opposite experiment / curiosity, vs. order / structure. -
Summer courses
Full-time
5 days
English
06 Jul 2020
31 Mar 2020
Campus
 
Arts University Bournemouth - Summer Courses
Bournemouth, United Kingdom

Through a combination of theory, workshops, and practical projects, you’ll be introduced to the fundamentals of design including line, tone, colour theory, layout design, comp ... +

Through a combination of theory, workshops, and practical projects, you’ll be introduced to the fundamentals of design including line, tone, colour theory, layout design, composition, type and image across digital and paper-based formats. With an emphasis on ideas-based problem solving, you’ll develop your critical awareness of visual communication and tackle typographic and design projects. You’ll also explore a variety of illustration methods and techniques to enhance your understanding of the design process and effectively communicate ideas in 2D and 3D forms. -
Summer courses
Part-time
2 weeks
English
27 Jul 2020
27 Jul 2020
Campus
 
The Florence Institute of Design International
Florence, Italy

The four-week course is an intensive introduction held in Florence for those interested in starting their studies of graphic design. The graphic design process, theory, and ap ... +

The four-week course is an intensive introduction held in Florence for those interested in starting their studies of graphic design. The graphic design process, theory, and application are covered. It is also a great opportunity for working professionals in the fields of marketing and advertising to expand their knowledge and skills of visual design. -
Summer courses
Full-time
4 weeks
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain

The Summer Course in Graphic Design in Branding focusses on analyzing, comparing and creating visual identity strategies, resources, and methodologies to develop a corporate i ... +

The Summer Course in Graphic Design in Branding focusses on analyzing, comparing and creating visual identity strategies, resources, and methodologies to develop a corporate image, brand, events and products, exhibition spaces, social media, and digital media. -
Summer courses
Full-time
4 weeks
English
06 Jul 2020
15 Jun 2020
Campus
 
Accademia di Belle Arti Aldo Galli - IED Network
Como, Italy

Through this course, you have the opportunity to deepen and experience the digital design processes and to comprehend the possible creative interaction with the most tradition ... +

Through this course, you have the opportunity to deepen and experience the digital design processes and to comprehend the possible creative interaction with the most traditional design techniques. -
Summer courses
Part-time
2 weeks
English
29 Jun 2020
Campus
 
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Florence
Florence, Italy

The course in Graphic Design and Portfolio offers you the possibility to challenge yourself with a creative programme that combines traditional lectures and project work to ap ... +

The course in Graphic Design and Portfolio offers you the possibility to challenge yourself with a creative programme that combines traditional lectures and project work to approach the basic tools and techniques of graphic and visual design. Through lectures, case studies, labs and site visits, you will enhance your theoretical knowledge and technical skills, in order to complete a creative portfolio, developed during this three-week experience. -
Summer courses
Full-time
3 weeks
English
29 Jun 2020
01 Jun 2020
Campus
 
Accademia Riaci
Florence, Italy

You will posh your artistic sensibility in color, advertisement, illustration space conception unique to Italian life. You will nurture your individual creativity using vivid ... +

You will posh your artistic sensibility in color, advertisement, illustration space conception unique to Italian life. You will nurture your individual creativity using vivid colors. -
Summer courses
Full-time
2 - 12 weeks
English
Campus
 
ELISAVA Barcelona School of Design and Engineering
Barcelona, Spain

This workshop invites us to reconsider this traditional approach to black and white in typographic design. Modernism 'less is more' has become a hollow phrase that illustrates ... +

This workshop invites us to reconsider this traditional approach to black and white in typographic design. Modernism 'less is more' has become a hollow phrase that illustrates a conservative approach to typographic design. This workshop will begin with the deconstruction of the basic forms of a character and will end with the transformation of a static form into a dynamic one. However, everything will be in full color. Color is the new Bold! -
Summer courses
Full-time
5 days
English
29 Jun 2020
31 Mar 2020
Campus
 
ELISAVA Barcelona School of Design and Engineering
Barcelona, Spain

In this 8 session course, 36 hours in total, we will try to approach the use of Adobe's professional tools dedicated to the world of graphic design. From 3 exercises that are ... +

In this 8 session course, 36 hours in total, we will try to approach the use of Adobe's professional tools dedicated to the world of graphic design. From 3 exercises that are easy to apply in the workplace - Who has not had to make a presentation at your company? Who has not passed some files in a program of difficult pronunciation (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator?) And has not known what to do with them? - We will try to explain the basic use of the tools that graphic designers use to daily to elaborate our designs. -
Summer courses
Full-time
12 days
Spanish
07 Sep 2020
Campus
 
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Florence
Florence, Italy

The Advanced Graphic Design Summer course provides you with the necessary skills and a solid understanding of the key areas of graphic design. You will increase your level of ... +

The Advanced Graphic Design Summer course provides you with the necessary skills and a solid understanding of the key areas of graphic design. You will increase your level of expertise and confidence in the many components of visual communication. With an in-depth knowledge of the principles of design you will learn to create professional designs in both print and digital formats as well as gaining valuable insights into the areas of logo creation, image creation, designing for the web, typography and branding. During this three-week course, you will examine and draw inspiration from the artistic treasures and great museum in Florence in order to create the visual identity of a chosen museum that needs rebranding, maintaining the brand consistency and voice across mediums. -
Summer courses
Full-time
3 weeks
English
29 Jun 2020
01 Jun 2020
Campus
 

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