Interim Program Director
Graphic design shapes the visual and social culture. The fundamentals of graphic design—exciting ideas, effective communication and historical context—are essential to everyone working in the field. Acquire sound working knowledge of print and Web design as well as package and typographic design. Prepare to learn from industry professionals and gain the skills to build a comprehensive portfolio and advance in the field.
Learn to build pages of increasing sophistication and design, acquiring a sound working knowledge of HTML, CSS and Web design. Learn more.
Gain graphic-design-related skills, understand portfolio requirements and survey professional opportunities in the field. Learn more.
Create original artwork with Illustrator's powerful drawing tools. Learn more.
Analyze and create 3-D and graphic solutions for several packaging problems, including labeling, redesign and reuse. Learn more.
Graphic Design (EDP 022406)
The Professional Sequence in Graphic Design offers a study of timeless design principles accompanied by an appreciation of historical and current design trends. Learn from industry professionals how to build a comprehensive portfolio and advance in the field. Learn more.
Learn more about Extension—without making a commitment. Come to a free, no-obligation information session to discover how we can help you achieve your goals. Learn more about courses and programs, meet other prospective students, talk to instructors and staff and ask questions.
Enroll in a free information session, or call (510) 642-4111 to reserve your space.
LASER: Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (EDP 055392)
The LASER series, chaired by cultural historian Piero Scaruffi, is a local forum for art and science
projects that are creative, original and interdisciplinary in nature. Each evening program features
a medley of four artists, scientists, philosophers, historians, inventors and scholars who are
working on projects that expand existing paradigms.
Dates and Times: Wednesdays, June 5 and Aug. 7, 6:30–8:30 pm
Location: Berkeley Campus
Moderated by author Piero Scaruffi—with individual presentations and a panel discussion by distinguished Bay Area practitioners in art and design—this event ranges across the contemporary art and design field to underscore the importance of creativity for business, technology and the way that people live.
Date and Time: Wednesday, Aug. 14, 7–8:30 pm
Location: San Francisco: Art and Design Center
View "Story Hour in the Library" videos at webcast.berkeley.edu.
View examples of student and instructor artwork and class projects in Extension's Art and Design program areas. Go to gallery.
To contact the department office, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (415) 284-1041.