Shell logo sketches

A sketch by Raymond Loewy of a redesigned Shell Oil logo. Notice the use of a grid as a design structure.

The Essentials

Instructor: Michael O’Donnell, Associate Professor
Office: 119J OEC
Phone: 651-962-5281
E-mail: mjodonnell@stthomas.edu
Office hours: 10 a.m. – noon Monday – Thursday
Class time: 3:25 p.m. – 5 p.m. Mondays & Wednesdays
Classroom: 312 OEC

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About this course

In COJO 256 Design Concepts, our goal is to provide you with a basic understanding of design elements and principles. Our emphasis is on typography, grid-based architecture and color, with hands-on projects to be completed using Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign.

This Web site is here to assist you and to supplement the materials you receive in class. It has everything you need to complete your assignments, including:

You can view an electronic syllabus in Portable Document Format (PDF).

Any time you see the “.pdf” suffix on a file, you’ll need Acrobat to read that file. If you need Acrobat for your own computer, go to www.adobe.com to download it for free.

COMMUNICATION AND JOURNALISM 256 | UNIVERSITY OF ST. THOMAS | © 2017 | INSTRUCTOR: Michael O’Donnell | mjodonnell@stthomas.edu | 651-962-5281

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