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Design Studies (DD)

DD 231
Color Production Techniques for Digital Prepress
2 credits; 1 Lecture and 2 COMPUTER LABORATORY hours per week
Prerequisite: CD 322
Students learn how to prepare digital files to simplify the complexities of prepress and ensure quality of final output. The relationship between creative vision, what is seen on the screen, and the realities of the printed piece is explored.

DD 271
French Costume and Interiors: Baroque to Present
3 credits
Prerequisite: HA 112
An interdisciplinary overview of costumes and interiors of France from the late 17th century to the present, stressing the relationship between clothing and environment. Sessions are conducted in museums, galleries, and historical collections in France.

DD 272
Contemporary Italian Design
3 credits
Studies the history and aesthetics of 20th-century applied and decorative design in Italy. Conducted in Florence, where students develop an understanding of and appreciation for important designers, design movements, and Italian traditions.

DD 299
Independent Study
Variable Credits (3 Credits Maximum);
Prerequisite: a minimum 3.5 GPA and approval of instructor, chairperson, and dean

DD 499
Independent Study
Variable Credits (3 Credits Maximum);
Prerequisite: a minimum 3.5 GPA and approval of instructor, chairperson, and dean

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