Design has become one of the top fields in the 21st century as a result of advances in image software and other technologies. This program shows the different ways that digital technology is used by designers to collect information, and how technology has shaped the design world and how it continues to be rapidly evolving. There are several topics covered including how to create a good design, how to understand the audience, how to test and evaluate products, the significant of design tasks, and other important topics that are related to design practices. There are interviews with a graphic design and with staff and students at a design institution included in this program. A great option for design students, those who are interested in design as a career, and also experienced design professionals who are looking to expand their knowledge base. (28 minutes)
Segments in this video include:
Basic Principles of Good Design (06:43) Proximity of elements, asymmetry and symmetry, and visual hierarchy are some of the most important design elements.
Design: Importance of Audience (04:51) First identify the audience as well as the needs of the audience for any design project.
Design: Purpose of the Task (04:36) Learn the purpose of the design no matter what type of work you are doing personal, educational or commercial.
Design: Evaluation & Testing (04:41) The designer should meet with the client and present many different designs in order to evaluate the design.
Design in the Real World (05:58) Designers must work with industry software in order to successfully put principles of design into practice.