Successful design involves more than meets the eye! Students learn how to interpret a design brief, how to work with a client to create a design that fulfills client specifications, and how to prepare a design that will adhere to output requirements. An emphasis is placed on solving problems in design, and the principles of design, including accessibility. The course introduces students to the principles of design, as practiced by graphic designers, advertising and marketing organizations and members of the printing industries. Students learn how to communicate with designers, and the steps necessary to execute a successful design project from design briefs to fulfillment of client expectations.