Are there web sites that have a design you really admire? Do you wish you could create attractive and effective designs? Are you "design-challenged" and need to know the basics of creating good-looking web sites, mobile apps or other digital media?
You may never be a world famous designer, but you can design attractive, effective and high-quality digital media by understanding the foundations of design. If you're a one-person shop and have to create interfaces even though you are trained as a developer. this course is for you! If you're approaching design for the first time and need to be able to apply your new design skills quickly, you need to take this course.
In this exciting series of lectures and activities, expert designer Joseph Caserto will start with the foundations including line, shape, space, color and texture and apply the design foundations to every day digital work. You'll learn to create beautiful typography, learn to understand your audience, create effective layouts and examine motion, sound and interactivity.
With over 30 interesting video lectures, multiple lab exercises, and fascinating insight from your instructor, you'll be creating designs that everyone will be talking about.
LearnToProgram Media is a leading publisher of web, mobile, and game development courses that are used by over 500,000 people in 65 countries. LearnToProgram's valuable network of technical resources includes content on YouTube, iTunes, and Roku, as well as books, free tutorials, and online courses.
With a mission of “teaching the world to code" LearnToProgram instructors are teachers first and technical experts second. Their primary skill is relating complex technical information to nontechnical people learning web, mobile and game development. The entirely online, self-paced sales model allows students to learn at their own pace.
With over 40 courses on the market, LearnToProgram offers students flexible programs in web development, mobile application development and game development. Currently the company's most popular online courses include Become a Certified Web Developer and 10 Apps in 10 Weeks.
The company is based outside of Hartford, Connecticut.
It's important to make sure your app, website, or interface runs well and looks good! This course walks you through the basics of design as you learn principles that will make your app look attractive and keep your users engaged, allowing you to skip the trial and error of experimenting. Your users will thank you!
Here's what some of our students are saying:
"As a coder you tend not to think about Design fundamentals but by doing so you are putting your site at a disadvantage. Mr. Caserto does a great job of relaying Design Theory through examples coders can relate to."
- Tate Crowell