This course is a study of design layout for two-dimensional graphic projects, such as business systems, brochures, advertisements, and posters. The primary tool is the computer, but traditional methods are also used. Topics include grids, principles and procedures of effective layout.
Min Choi is a passionate designer & educator. Leveraging over 13 years of brand identity, corporate communications, design for entertaining, environmental, infographics, packaging to interactive design, she has won numerous design awards, and owns Min Choi Design. Min imparts her knowledge and love of design to the next generation of designers by teaching at City, SDSU and abroad. She has served AIGA SD as an Education Director, Vice President, and a current faculty advisor for City College student group.
James Bowman has worked as an Art Director and Designer in various capacities, from agency to in-house, over the past 20 years. He currently maintains a freelance practice doing print and digital work for a select client list. Passionate about education, he began teaching design in 2002. Seeing so many students flourish and succeed ranks among his most rewarding life experiences. James has been an active part of the creative community through volunteer work and as a past member of the AIGA San Diego board of directors. Outside of the office, he enjoys surfing, vintage drums, guitars, Blue Note records, good tea, and Saturday mornings with his wife and daughter.
Candice López is an educator and design activist who has taught at San Diego City College for over 25 years. Recognized as a national design fellow by the American Institute of Graphic Arts she is dedicated to serving a diverse student population. She challenges her students to think about social responsibility, culture, and conceptual communication to develop global competencies and thrive in our increasingly interconnected world. She has taught design abroad in Italy, Mexico, Spain and Switzerland and is a founder of the Urban Art Trail project that helped transform urban areas plagued by blight and violence.