Visual Design 101 (Downtown LA)

Los Angeles campuses

GA Los Angeles (DTLA)
360 E. 2nd Street, Suite 400
Los Angeles CA 90012

GA Los Angeles (Santa Monica)
1520 2nd Street
Santa Monica CA 90401

Past Locations for this Class

Visual Design 101 (Downtown LA)

Los Angeles

Los Angeles campuses

GA Los Angeles (DTLA)
360 E. 2nd Street, Suite 400
Los Angeles CA 90012

GA Los Angeles (Santa Monica)
1520 2nd Street
Santa Monica CA 90401

Past Locations for this Class

About this class

The goal of visual design is to communicate a specific message to a targeted audience. Through the intentional and aesthetic manipulation of elements, one is able to influence and inspire. Color theory, layout and typography are among the many areas covered in this course, as well as common practices, such as creative briefs and approval processes.

By mastering the basic principles of design, you can be confident that your creativity and effort is effective. And everyone is happy.

The best parking structure to use is at 350 E. 2nd Street. It is directly next door (to the right) of our building. The cost is $2.00/15 min ($10 max), $5.00 flat rate after 4pm.

Gold line stop in Little Tokyo is a 5 minute walk to campus. Red line stop at Grand Park and Civic Center is about 10-15 minute walk.

Takeaways

  • A vocabulary for critique and communicating visual problems and solutions.
  • Understand the purpose of visual design and the value it brings to the overall experience
  • Provide a background of key visual design elements and components
  • Prereqs & Preparation

    None. Please bring a laptop or something with which to take notes.

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