Introduction To Packaging Design

In this beginners course you will discover what makes packaging design such a vibrant, energetic and buoyant field of the design industry. You'll learn the fundamentals of what packaging design is about, what makes it different and why we need it...

Taught by: Lisa Gellender, Kasia Rust.

Description

In this beginners course you will discover what makes packaging design such a vibrant, energetic and buoyant field of the design industry. You'll learn the fundamentals of what packaging design is about, what makes it different and why we need it. Through a series of student-led and practice-based workshops, you will have the opportunity to explore each stage of the packaging design process.

The course is structured to be interactive and involving, with a mixture of independent work and small group learning, with regularly set tasks. You will also work on a main design project which will be taken from brief through to presentation. You'll learn how to communicate and present your ideas and get your point across at every step of the process.

Topics covered

  • Designing for a mainstream brand
  • Understanding the brief
  • Generating your conceptual design
  • Developing your ideas
  • Presenting your concepts

Level: Beginners.

Entry requirements: Basic Mac skills are an advantage but not essential.

Tutor: The tutor on this course changes depending on the course dates. Tutors’ biographies are provided below. If you need to know which tutor is teaching a specific course, please contact us at Short Course Enquiries.

Tutor information

Lisa Gellender has run a successful independent design studio in London for over 20 years working with leading fashion and retail brands such as Selfridges, New Look & L'Oreal. Offering a bespoke design service, Gellender creative helps clients develop or refresh their brands identity, producing unique and relevant creative solutions for print and web. Lisa is also an Associate Lecturer at the London College of Fashion. www.gellender.co.uk


Kasia Rust is Creative Director of Burst* Ltd (http://www.burst-design.com), a branding design and Packaging company whose clients include Superdrug, Primark, The Goodwood Estate and a variety of boutique brands. She is a graduate of Central Saint Martins and has taught on the BA Graphic Design course working on projects for Louis Vuitton and Hennessy.

Materials

Please bring with you to the first session:

An A4 layout pad
A pen
A pencil

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
10/04/2017 - 13/04/2017Monday to Thursday10:00 - 17:154 Days£545Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket
10/07/2017 - 14/07/2017Monday to Friday10:00 - 16:001 Week£545Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket
24/07/2017 - 28/07/2017Monday to Friday10:00 - 16:001 Week£545Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket