Graphic Design

Presenting an idea in visuals is something the world cannot do away with. The work of a creative graphic designer is in high demand and this demand is increasing at an increasing rate. This course will help students acquire all the skills and abilities to create meaningful works for their own portfolio.

Introduction to Design

Module One

This module highlights scope and application of graphic design, alignment, balance, consistency, repetition, contrast, golden triangle, proximity, logo design issues and a design case study.

Theory of Design

Module Two

In this module, students will learn about the basics of graphic design, typography, colour theory, texture, grid theory and white space. Students will review works of some famous designers and also design business cards, letterheads, book design and web graphics.

Visual Illustrations

Module Three

In this module, students will learn how to sketch, create visuals in web design, advertising, magazine design using graphics software including Adobe illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop.

Typography

Module Four

This module will introduce students to the work and making of Johannes Gutenberg and the introduction of Movable Type, letter spacing and kerning, readability, screen vs print, display vs body using graphic tools.

The Design Process

Module Five

This module focuses on problem solving. It will capture the importance of research in design, interpreting a brief, design development and presenting works to clients.

Portfolio Design

Module Six

This module will teach students how to create a winning portfolio, blog and social media. Students will learn how to use Wordpress to create a portfolio.

Who can Join?

Before applying to join the program, consider the list below to be sure that you qualify. To join ITEP, you should :
- be between the ages of 15 to 25 years at the time you are applying,
- possess a high school degree or higher,
- have basic or advance computer knowledge
- have a pure passion for technology and design

If you believe you have the potential to be a part of the program and do not qualify, kindly send us an email via itep@sdt.edu.gh

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