PSAM

3040

Communication Design Studio: Signs and Symbols

Parsons School of Design: Art, Media & Technology

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

CD Studio: Signs and Symbols

Fall 2020

Taught By: Edward Walter

Section: A

CRN: 9113

Credits: 3

This course examines how designers use signs and symbols to communicate meaning systematically. Drawing upon past learning in typography and interaction, students will learn the relationship between typography and mark making. From emojis and brand experiences to wayfinding and digital applications, students will interrogate how signs and symbols create distinct visual languages serving localized or globalized methods of communication.

Note: this course was previously offered under the title Identity Design. Open to: Bachelors degree in Communication Design majors, juniors and seniors only; others by permission of the program. Pre-requisite(s): PUCD 2130 Advanced Typography or PSAM 1070 Typography and Visual Design, or PACD 1100 Core 1: Typography, or (PAGD 1140 Digital Layout + PAGD 1060 Typography 1.).

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Art, Media & Technology (PSAM)

Campus: Online (DL)

Sync Type: N/A

Course Format: Studio (S)

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: September 14, 2020 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 22, 2020 (Sunday)

Seats Available: No

Status: Waitlist*

*Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 2:25pm 8/13/2020 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday

Times: 9:00am - 11:40am

Building: Online Course

Date Range: 9/1/2020 - 12/15/2020

CD Studio: Signs and Symbols

Spring 2021

Taught By: Michael Robinson

Section: A

CRN: 2853

Credits: 3

This course examines how designers use signs and symbols to communicate meaning systematically. Drawing upon past learning in typography and interaction, students will learn the relationship between typography and mark making. From emojis and brand experiences to wayfinding and digital applications, students will interrogate how signs and symbols create distinct visual languages serving localized or globalized methods of communication.

Note: this course was previously offered under the title Identity Design. Open to: Bachelors degree in Communication Design majors, juniors and seniors only; others by permission of the program. Pre-requisite(s): PUCD 2130 Advanced Typography or PSAM 1070 Typography and Visual Design, or PACD 1100 Core 1: Typography, or (PAGD 1140 Digital Layout + PAGD 1060 Typography 1.).

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Art, Media & Technology (PSAM)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Sync Type: N/A

Course Format: Studio (S)

Max Enrollment: 15

Add/Drop Deadline: N/A
Online Withdrawal Deadline: N/A

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

*Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 2:26pm 8/13/2020 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday

Times: 9:00am - 11:40am

Building: Academic Entrance 63 Fifth Ave

Room: 404

Date Range: 1/25/2021 - 5/10/2021