Big Picture: Visual Design
Learn about the fundamentals of visual design such as color, typeface, and composition, and discover how developing a greater understanding of design can improve your professional skills and the products you create.
What you'll learn
Visual design is an exciting field that challenges the creative mind to craft engaging and appealing interfaces for a wide variety of users all around the world. In this course, Big Picture: Visual Design, you’ll explore how the best designers apply an understanding of aesthetics, structure, and user psychology to create a visual experience that users can’t get enough of. First, you'll learn what visual design is and the history behind it. Next, you'll discover how a greater understanding of it benefits organizations and individuals alike. Finally, you'll review key elements of visual design such as color, typeface, and composition, and learn more about some of the common digital tools used by today's design professionals. By the end of this course, you'll have developed a greater understanding of design and how it can improve your professional skills and the products that you make.