SPU-Art 3202 Vis Com 1
Autumn 2014
M/W 1:30pm-3:30pm
Instructor: Karen Gutowsky

Course Objective: To study the ideologies, needs, purposes, and implications of form and function as it relates to visual communications. In this course students study visual principles, languages and problem solving techniques. This course is dedicated to understanding theories and concepts of communication design, such as typography, visualizations, and semiotic systems. Course empasizes visual language and form building.


Reading List (pdf)

Design Resources (I have gathered)

Design Boom (web blog)




I love typography


Art and Culture

About Printing

Timeline of 21st Century Design (pdf)

Design Movements

Poster Resources

Book Design Resources

Core 77

Favorite Logos