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Summer Courses in Visual Design

Summer courses are short, often intense classes that are held over the traditional summer break between semesters. They can be used to fill in classes that are missing for a student’s degree or simply to enhance a student’s knowledge. What is a summer course in visual design? Visual design is the process by which a graphic designer uses visual elements to create usable content in an ae… Read more

Summer courses are short, often intense classes that are held over the traditional summer break between semesters. They can be used to fill in classes that are missing for a student’s degree or simply to enhance a student’s knowledge.

What is a summer course in visual design? Visual design is the process by which a graphic designer uses visual elements to create usable content in an aesthetically pleasing arrangement on a web page. Different aspects of design pull together to produce a cohesive, attractive web presence that enhances the user’s experience. Visual design is an ever-growing aspect of graphic and web design, and should be one of the cornerstones upon which the web designer’s portfolio rests. It’s the link between a website that is usable and one that is a joy to use.

A summer course in visual design can add much to the repertoire of a web designer. A student will likely find that career and salary opportunities will increase upon completion of the program.

Cost for such a program will vary depending upon the school and the country where the school is located. Online classes might assist the student in keeping costs low and should certainly not be ignored.

Careers in web design will only continue to grow as the world moves toward more virtual communication. Students might find themselves working in any field and on either end of the consumerism spectrum, from manufacturing to distribution to repair and maintenance, and onward. They might be tasked with the whole of a company’s graphic design, or just the website design. Alternatively, they may choose to focus solely on web design through entrepreneurship or work with a small business.

Students may choose to seek out a classroom setting for their summer course, or an online only option. 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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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
 
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid
Madrid, Spain

Design Experience Summer Course's students will learn about the methodology used in the design process and will master the use of the necessary tools to deal with cross-discip ... +

Design Experience Summer Course's students will learn about the methodology used in the design process and will master the use of the necessary tools to deal with cross-disciplinary projects. -
Summer courses
Full-time
English
06 Jul 2020
15 Jun 2020
Campus
 
Summer School at Bauhaus University Weimar
Weimar, Germany

The course is made up of three parts and aims at interdisciplinary experiences of design principles like balance, tension, contrast, proportion, variation and so on.

The course is made up of three parts and aims at interdisciplinary experiences of design principles like balance, tension, contrast, proportion, variation and so on. -
Summer courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
Campus
 
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid
Madrid, Spain

This course is a one-week workshop related with visual arts. Learn to develop visual concepts and create content for digital media!

This course is a one-week workshop related with visual arts. Learn to develop visual concepts and create content for digital media! -
Summer courses
Full-time
English
06 Jul 2020
15 Jun 2020
Campus
 
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid
Madrid, Spain

The Design Experience Summer Program is made up of four one-week workshops, each one focusing on a design area.

The Design Experience Summer Program is made up of four one-week workshops, each one focusing on a design area. -
Summer courses
Full-time
4 weeks
English, Spanish
Jul 2020
01 Jul 2020
Campus
 
Summer School at Bauhaus University Weimar
Weimar, Germany

At the start of this course we visit an art exhibition and research the accompanying media, such as catalogues, website, flyers etc. Based on your experience you develop an ar ... +

At the start of this course we visit an art exhibition and research the accompanying media, such as catalogues, website, flyers etc. Based on your experience you develop an artwork responding to the exhibition. You are free to choose your preferred media, such as drawing, typography, photography, installation etc., and are encouraged to blend them. -
Summer courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
Campus
 
Summer School at Bauhaus University Weimar
Weimar, Germany

Design Thinking is a process for creating elegant user-centered solutions in multidisciplinary teams. But it’s much more than that: it is a mindset — another way of tackling c ... +

Design Thinking is a process for creating elegant user-centered solutions in multidisciplinary teams. But it’s much more than that: it is a mindset — another way of tackling challenges: empathetic and hands-on. Don’t talk, do! Implemented in daily work, the problem-solving potential of Design Thinking finds its expression in the form of a living innovation culture. -
Summer courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
Campus
 

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