(3 credits) 3 hours lecture
An inquiry into the foundations of graphics as they relate to visual communication and visual problem solving. The goal is to develop an understanding of the inventive potential of form to create meaning. The emphasis will be on developing this understanding through an iterative process of research, practice, and analysis. Students will interpret project criteria and produce visual solutions for specific assigned problems. Emphasis will be placed upon original concept development and the use of formal design principles.
Pre- or co-requisite: Communication 1600 and 1610.