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User Interface (UI) and Visual Design

User Interface (UI) and Visual Design (Online Short Course)

London College of Communication
Taught by
Antonello Romano


User Interface (UI) or Visual Design is creating visual designs that are reflective of a brand while providing a seamless experience.

Whether you are a complete beginner, a visual designer who wants to add user interface (UI) design to your skillset, or a user experience (UX) designer who wants to learn more about visual design, this course provides you with the skills, tools and processes necessary to become a UI designer.

From analysing a creative brief, to learning the creative process, creating mood boards, and applying design theory principles to compelling user interfaces, you will gain the in-depth experience and skills you need to succeed as a user interface / visual designer.

Topics covered

  • Analysing and summarising a creative brief into keywords to be explored through design ideation
  • Ideating and creating a mood board that expresses a clear potential design direction
  • Gestalt principles in UI design
  • Web typography, colour and layout
  • Defining common UI and navigation patterns.
  • Developing wireframes of low-, mid-, and high-fidelity, before finalising the user interface
  • Designing mobile and tablet compositions on a responsive grid
  • Creating clickable hi-fidelity prototypes

Course outcomes

By the end of this course you should be able to

  • Incorporate basic principles of user experience (UX) design to determine and solve challenging user interface (UI) problems 
  • Develop wireframes of low-, mid-, and high-fidelity, before finalising the UI of a website or app
  • Create clickable hi-fidelity prototypes of intuitive websites and apps

Who should attend

This course is for anyone interested or already involved in the design of user interfaces. You may be looking to develop the skills needed to start or transition to a career in user interface and visual design or you may be a user experience (UX) designer who want to learn visual design in order to create more compelling high-fidelity prototypes or to transition into UI design.


Beginner. No previous experience or qualifications required. You need to have basic computer skills and. You might benefit from attending the User Experience (UX) Design course before this course.

Online Delivery - if this course is taught online, it will be delivered in 2 parts

  • 10am – 12.30pm 
  • 2.30pm – 5pm 

Follow Up Courses

After you have completed this course you may want to continue studying Web Design: HTML & CSS, or Service Design.

Online short courses

Did you know we offer a similar course online? UAL online short courses are designed to help creative people master new challenges, develop their skills, get inspired by new ideas and access the UAL learning experience without having to travel to a campus for class.

User Experience (UX) Design (Online Short Course)

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Please note that Online courses are closed to all new bookings 48 hours prior to the course starting.

Tutor Description

Antonello Romano is a marketing professional with more than 20 years experience developing and implementing traditional and digital marketing strategies within both the private and public sectors. Antonello’s main areas of focus include user experience and digital strategy. 

He takes a user-centric approach to help organizations make ustrategy decisions and has worked with leading brands including the British Council, BBC, Cohn Wolfe, BNP Paribas Real Estate, as well as small organisations, and start-ups.

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