Art Studio: Graphic Design
The Graphic Design emphasis at Humboldt State University introduces students to the practice of visual communication. The program focuses on a solid foundation of design, with a particular emphasis on typography, print design, web design, image making and contemporary practice. Traditional forms of image-making, such as drawing, photography and printmaking, are equally emphasized and integrated into class projects. Students build from basic design principles and production skills, and work towards the development of an industry-ready portfolio.
Design courses are taught in a 25-station Macintosh lab, each equipped with industry-standard software including Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop and Dreamweaver.