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Tuesday, October 10 • 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Visual Design Fundamentals | 12:00 - 1:30 PM

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The goal of visual design is to communicate a specific message to a targeted audience. Through the intentional and aesthetic manipulation of elements, one is able to influence and inspire. Color theory, layout and typography are among the many areas covered in this free class as well as common practices, such as creative briefs and approval processes.

By mastering the basic principles of design, you can be confident that your creativity and effort is effective. And everyone is happy.

Takeaways
- A vocabulary for critique and communicating visual problems and solutions.
- A toolkit for exploration while starting new projects.
- Understand the purpose of visual design and the value it brings to the overall experience
- Provide a background of key visual design elements and components
- Start to identify aspects that make certain UI’s work (or not work)
- Learn how to look at UI’s in a more critical lens

The design track is curated by Austin Design Week, a week of free workshops, studio tours, talks, events and installations celebrating Austin design November 6-10.

Speakers
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Mike Mitra

Senior Art Director and Photographer, Drumroll

Sponsors
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SXSW

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Tuesday October 10, 2017 12:00pm - 1:30pm
WeWork 600 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

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