Who are we? We are HTK Online, the creative distance learning school recognized by the German State Central
Office for Distance Learning. The online courses in English are offered in
cooperation with LDU (Laureate Design Universities).
The HTK Online is part of the Laureate International Universities network, which has more than 70 universities in 25 countries. This network includes also the vocational school HTK - Academy of Design located in Hamburg, Berlin, as well as the BTK – University of Art & Design in Hamburg, Berlin, and Iserlohn.
CDES.101A – Visual Thinking and Graphic Design:
The Visual Thinking and Graphic Design course is an eight week online course. Students who complete this course will:
- Learn the Lotus Blossom visualization technique
- Familiarize themselves with historical and contemporary color schemes
- Utilize the design thinking process to research a creative solution to a design brief
Students in this course will build a visual design toolkit useful to all design careers and differentiate design principles from design technology tools. Emphasis is on visual and analytical thinking, the language of design, craftsmanship, time management, and the development of graphic design skills through a series of exercises culminating in a final course project. Topics include visual thinking, ideation and creativity, design principles and process, understanding the creative brief, digital image making, raster and vector graphics, and the purpose and function of specific design tools.
English-speaking, special interest in the field of design or existing design-knowledge.
The first 20 Onliner will receive a 50% discount.
A prestigious certificate of attendance of the HTK Online in cooperation with the LDU (Laureate Design Universities), access possibilities to courses or even complete modules with the option to achieve a final certificate. First start date: April 2017