PSAM
3040

Communication Design Studio: Signs and Symbols

Parsons School of Design: School of Art, Media, and Tech

Non-Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Degree Students
CD Studio: Signs and Symbols
Fall 2024
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 or Associates degree in Communication Design majors, Communication Design minors, and Fashion Communication minors; others by permission of the program. Pre-requisite(s): PUCD 2130 Core 2: Typography or PSAM 1070 CD Foundations: Typography or PACD 1100 Core 1: Typography.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: School of Art, Media, and Tech (AMT)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 15

Add/Drop Deadline: September 9, 2024 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 17, 2024 (Sunday)

Seats Available: No

Status: Waitlist*

* Status information is updated every few 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: 11:52am EDT 5/20/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Thursday
Times: 9:00am - 11:40am
Building: TBD
Room: TBD
Date Range: 8/29/2024 - 12/12/2024
CD Studio: Signs and Symbols
Spring 2024
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 Core 2: Typography or PSAM 1070 CD Foundations: Typography or PACD 1100 Core 1: Typography, or (PAGD 1140 Digital Layout + PAGD 1060 Typography 1.).

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: School of Art, Media, and Tech (AMT)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 15

Add/Drop Deadline: February 4, 2024 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2024 (Tuesday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few 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: 11:52am EDT 5/20/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Monday
Times: 9:00am - 11:40am
Building: Parsons 2 W 13th
Room: 500
Date Range: 1/22/2024 - 5/13/2024