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Top 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 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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6 Results in Graphic Design

Accademia Riaci

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

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.

Instructors :

After having completed her degree in Industrial & Communication Design, she has worked as art director and design coordinator for many Italian companies, along with her passion for teaching as specialized instructor of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign. Under the competent supervision of Prof. Veronica, students will address in a comprehensive way both the theoretical and operational topics that typically characterize the professional activity of a graphic designer.

Fees and Schedule Tuition Fee + Accommodation, etc: Number of Lessons (1 lesson = 45 min): Credits Check-in - Check - out 2 weeks €2,600 22 lessons/week with instructors + 22 Independent Study/week (without instructor) 3 ... [-]
Italy Florence
Open Enrollment
Full-time
2 - 12 weeks
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid

The Summer Course on Graphic Design and Creativity provides the student with the theoretical-practical tools needed to develop a global graphic design project. It promote ... [+]

COURSE LANGUAGE: SPANISH

The Summer Course on Graphic Design and Creativity provides the student with the theoretical-practical tools needed to develop a global graphic design project. It promotes the creative potential of the student who, through basic knowledge, will be able to generate, independently, the graphic communication needed to develop his project or business idea.

Aimed at: entrepreneurs, designers, artists and in general all those interested in acquiring a base in graphic and web design that allows them to develop graphic communication of their projects.

In the Graphic Design Summer Course, special emphasis will be placed on the comparative advantage of developing a quality graphic image that emotionally envelops the target audience.... [-]

Spain Madrid
July 2020
Spanish,Spanish (Spain)
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Florence

The course in Graphic Design and Portfolio offers students the possibility to challenge themselves with a creative program that combines traditional lectures and project ... [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE.

The course in Graphic Design and Portfolio offers students the possibility to challenge themselves with a creative program 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, students will enhance their theoretical knowledge and technical skills, in order to complete a creative portfolio, developed during the program.

Schedule: This course meets from Monday to Friday on a full-time basis (morning and afternoon) the course has a duration of 75 hours spread over 3 weeks.

Target

This is an introductory course and no previous studies within the field are required. However, we suggest students familiarize themselves with the major themes that will be presented.... [-]

Italy Florence
July 2020
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Florence

Nowadays the Graphic Designer figure needs to be particularly dynamic, being not only an expert in visual languages but also a specialist of communication strategies. Wit ... [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE.

Nowadays the Graphic Designer figure needs to be particularly dynamic, being not only an expert in visual languages but also a specialist of communication strategies. With the developing of digital technology, graphic design has become pleasantly intricate and exciting. Every day new communication tools make the professional figure more interactive and engaging.

Dynamic images, GIF, viral videos and sounds are becoming trends inside of interactive works. The Graphic Designer is capable of interacting with multiple clients in different fields thanks to a developed versatility. For this reason, he has to deal with new technologies and always be updated on the latest digital tools, in order to anticipate the times and offer innovative solutions to the market.... [-]

Italy Florence
July 2020
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Barcelona

The Summer in Graphic Design in Branding course explores the relationship between visual interfaces and user experience and seeks to understand how they are linked to pri ... [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH

The field of visual identity design for businesses, products, events, and services has changed significantly. Today, brands are more dynamic, shifting, adaptive and evolving than ever. They are no longer a static element, and more and more devices and platforms are emerging on which to deploy visual identity systems. This calls for a strategic approach and efficient design capable of keeping up with these trends.

The Summer in Graphic Design in Branding course explores the relationship between visual interfaces and user experience and seeks to understand how they are linked to printed and digital media, social media, digital dissemination, and promotion platforms, and how it all applies to the environments around us.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
July 2020
Full-time
4 weeks
Campus
The Florence Institute of Design International

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, a ... [+]

Overview

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. The course is a great tool for those interested in graphic design to get a feel for the profession.

Faculty

The faculty is made up of both locally Italian and international professors who all speak and teach in English. Additionally, the professors are all professionals working in their field. This is to ensure that the faculty is aware of what is happening in their field so that they do not give their students outdated information. The school’s intimate class sizes allow for each student to receive a premium individualized education.... [-]

Italy Florence
October 2019
Full-time
4 weeks
Campus