GD 3470 - 3D Packaging
Students utilize both traditional and digital media as an introduction to the skills necessary for designing packaging graphics and preparing accurate mock-ups as practiced within the Graphic Design industry. Content includes basic concept rendering, developing die-cut patterns, model-making, mock-up techniques, and both visual and verbal presentation skills. The course includes visits to package design and fabrication facilities in the Denver area.
Prerequisites: GD 2210 - Vector Illustration and GD 2220 - Raster Image Processing
Course Learning Outcomes:
- Research and analyze experience-based problems in packaging through a user-centered lens.
- Discuss packaging design solutions.
- Integrate historical, social and cultural perspectives into packaging designs.
- Produce packaging based on user-centered design principles.
- Practice concept rendering and fabricate die-cut packaging, models, and mock-ups.
GD 3470 Course Learning Outcome Rubric
Packaging Design: Successful Product Branding from Concept to Shelf, 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9781118027066
Package Design Workbook: The Art + Science of Successful Packaging - ISBN: 9781592537082
Required Course Materials:
- Computer with Adobe CC Suite and a word processing program
- Miscellaneous supplies based on individual packaging design choices
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