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Scope and importance of media design, overview on crossmedial knowledge including screen design, graphic, layouting and photographic applications, imaging technologies, data formats and production formats for online medias.

Media Design

  • Screendesign
  • Print Design
  • Media and Font Handling
  • Information Architecture
  • Interaction design
  • User interface design
  • User experience design (UX)


  • Database driven information
  • Content Management System (CMS)
  • Web Builder (Design Tool inside CMS)


  • Layouting skills screen and print
  • Illustrational and/or photographing skills
  • Imaging knowledge (formats, color modes, sizes, etc)
  • Adobe Photoshop basics (picture compositing and editing, image output screen and print)
  • Adobe InDesign basics
  • CMS (WordPress) handling
  • Web Builder handling


  • Understanding and applying of the main principles and terms of media design related topics and their correlations
  • Ability to create and manage a small website with a CMS, including information structuring and media handling
  • Ability to prepare and create basic print publications


  • Group project work (website), see description and evaluation criteria  here)
  • Theory quiz (details here)

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