Print Course information
Email me when offered
Return to Course Catalog
Courses and Programs
Designing Successfully for the Web
If you want to create professional, visually appealing layouts that ‘work’ on the web, this course is for you! Come discuss topics ranging from the fundamentals of design theory to the nuts and bolts of proper image, color, and typography usage. You will understand the meaning and benefits of user-centered design while encountering the key differences between designing for the web (and other on-screen media) and designing for print. Class format includes lecture, hands-on exercises, and an abundance of real world examples.
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:
Discuss the fundamentals of design theory
Explain best practices & guidelines for designing for the web
Distinguish between on-screen design vs. traditional print design
Create grid-based layouts (developers will love you for it!)
Discuss screen resolution and browser variability
Create interactive designs
Optimize use of ‘white space’
Use varied visual formats
Discuss navigation techniques and terminology
Use the new rules of typography
Discuss the meaning and benefits of user-centered design
Test for usability
Use color effectively for on-screen models vs. print models
Design for accessibility
Work with web graphic formats and text based images
Explain how and why web designers splice images
Discuss Model ‘T’ format
Design using the methods and benefits of structured content
Work with bullets, borders and breadcrumbs
Audience: This course is ideal for anyone, but especially graphic designers, involved in the conception, visual appeal and ease of use of web content.
No classes currently available.
to continue searching for courses.
Sales and Customer
Thanks for dropping by!
Stay updated by
subscribing to the
Join us on
South Puget Sound
Powered by CampusCE
Education Management System