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Course syllabus N416G0_4I - Graphic Design (FCFT - WS 2020/2021)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Graphic Design
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
1 hour weekly (on-site method)
1 hour weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated:
Recommended semester/trimester: Conservation of Heritage Materials and Objects - master (optional), 3. semester
Natural and Synthetic Polymers - master (optional), 3. semester
Natural and Synthetic Polymers - master (optional), 3. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods:
Continuous subtasks assessment, presentation of final work.

Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Student will acquire knowledge of the basic principles of graphic design and typography. He/she can use any of the image processing software - InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, he/she knows the composition and processing digital photos, video/animation and audio. He/she knows the basic rules of typography and can they use in the preparation of documents for printing.
Course contents:
Stages, milestones and relations in the history of art culture and the main aesthetic categories. Point, line, area. Light and color. Contrast, proportion. Composition and processing digital photos. Typography and language culture. Bitmap and vector graphics. Preparation of the document, page layout document, text wrapping with figures. Making a PDF document for printing. Processing of video/animation and audio to multimedia document. Fundamentals of communication design - creating posters, banners, logos.

Recommended or required reading:
SIMMONS, J. Kompletní příručka pro designéry. Praha: Slovart, 2009. 256 p. ISBN 978-80-739115-1-5.
WATERHOUSE, J. -- SEDDON, T. Grafický design pro samouky. Praha: Slovart, 2010. 224 p. ISBN 978-80-7391-360-1.
AMBROSE, G. -- HARRIS, P. Typografie. Praha: ComputerPress, 2010. 175 p. ISBN 978-80-251296-7-8.
KOČIČKA, P. -- BLAŽEK, F. Praktická typografie. Brno: Computer Press, 2004. 288 p. ISBN 80-722-6385-4.

DREW, J T. -- MEYER, S A. Colour Management: A Comprehensive Guide for Graphic Designers. Mies : RotoVision, 2008. 224 p. ISBN 978-2-88893-018-1.
LIVINGSTON, A. -- LIVINGSTON, I. Graphic Design and Designers. London : Thames and Hudson, 1994. 215 p.

Language of instruction:
slovak or english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 80

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Name of lecturer(s): Ing. Vladimír Dvonka, PhD. (examiner, instructor) - slovak, english
Ing. Lukáš Gál, PhD. (instructor) - slovak, english
doc. Ing. Milena Reháková, PhD. (person responsible for course) - slovak, english
Last modification:
20. 4. 2020
Supervisor: doc. Ing. Milena Reháková, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Samuel Hraško on 04/20/2020.

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