CMD450 Communications Design Problems (Spring; NOT OFFERED SPRING 2021)

Open only to Communications Design majors. Individual instruction in various areas of editorial design. In mixed-level groups, students develop projects according to individual interests and abilities. Strategic planning based on research and marketing principles. Students also develop writing and presentation skills.

This class will involve working in multiple areas within the discipline of visual communications. Students initiate, create and complete three in-depth design projects reflecting unique problems of interest to each student/designer. Strategic planning, marketing and design based on field research in Florence and within the EU that will add a global perspective to their problem-solving.

Corequisite: DES 485

Prerequisite: CMD 252 and CMD 282

Course-related fee: A lab fee will be charged which also covers a day trip to Bologna and Florence site visits (Spring 2020 fee = $65).

Department: Communication Design

Location: Florence

Semester: Spring

Credits: 3