Welcome to Design Fundamentals! Here you'll find the bones of my UCLA Extension course–videos, lectures, and some supplemental resources like readings and tutorials. This is not geared toward current students and is not an alternate to the Canvas page–you won't be able to find critique videos, supplies lists, etc. Instead, this is best geared towards former students who want a refresher or for fellow designers/creatives looking for some extra knowledge. This particular course is geared toward those with ZERO existing design education, and zero knowledge of the Adobe programs. 

Looking for a resource you don't see below? Please e-mail! This is a work in progress, so I expect some hiccups with content sharing, passwords, links, etc. 
GENERAL RESOURCES
WEEK 1

TOPIC: WHAT IS DESIGN?

Week 1 Lecture. PDF here: W1 Lecture

Week 1 Readings: BIERUT and SHAUGHNESSY

WEEK 2

TOPIC: Principles of Design: Emphasis

Week 2 Lecture. PDF here: W2 Lecture.

Week 2 Reading: SAMARA

WEEK 3

TOPIC: Principles of Design 

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