Learn Design

Want to get started in design, but don’t know where to begin? These lessons and exercises will help you start designing immediately.

Lessons

Kick start your design education with these 12 lessons

10 mins

Getting started

Want to get started in design, but don’t know where to begin? These lessons and exercises will help you start designing immediately.

9 mins

What is graphic design?

Design is all around us. It's more than making things pretty. Learn more about what design is and the role it plays in our world today.

5 mins

Design thinking & ethics

Is it possible for a design to be unethical? Is there a Hippocratic Oath for design? Let's dive into the ethical implications and obligations designers need to know.

12 mins

Accessibility and inclusion

Learn what it means to design for accessibility and inclusivity.

6 mins

Design research

Discover the different types of research used in design and how to conduct them.

8 mins

Content

Content can help shape your designs and give them life. Learn the basics of design with, and for, content.

Design exercises

A collections of exercises and practice files

35 mins

1. Design brief and mood board

Learn how to create compelling design briefs and how to develop mood boards for your projects.

8 mins

2. Create a storyboard

Get hands-on practice developing a user story board

15 mins

3. Reducing complexity

Challenge yourself to by simplifying a sample login screen

20 mins

4. Using an existing system

Learn the basics of working with components and libraries with this design system.

30 mins

5. Design your CV or resume

In designing your resume, you will put into practice all of the principals learned in this course.

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