Visual Communication: Course

The Edmond de Rothschild Foundation (IL)

Web Design - The Format-less Medium

20268
Kahana Achva, Semester 1, Wednesday, 10:00-13:00
2.0
The web browser is the main portal to all of the content we consume in the digital medium. On our laptops, mobile phones and even smart watches. Web design is a multidisciplinary challenge the combines graphic design, typography, illustration, image making, video and sound. It relays on the basic markup and styling tools (HTML & CSS) and became a main expression tool for leading contemporary designers.The course deals with the role of the designer as the master of these tools. What was only a few years ago the sole domain of developers is now in the hands of designers and became a tool to create new and unique experiences.In this course we will learn and experience in all of the design aspects of this medium, from choosing a grid to user experience. The course is not a technical course and doesn’t require any previous knowledge. It’s for all future designers and illustrators that want to impact the infinite space of the internet. Topics covered in the course: HTML / CSS / Javascript, Typography in the browser, Animation and UI interaction, trends in web design, responsive design and more...