norsk norsk&engelsk / norwegian&english

Course Description IMT4031 - Graphic Communication (2003/2004)

ECTS Credits10
Duration1 semester (Autumn)

The course will give knowledge of printed products and of the processes related to paperbased production. The students will get an overview of important parameters for the reproduction of image, graphics and text in the printing process. They will acquire knowledge of manuscript editing and the processing of images and graphics.


Module A - Typography:
Typographic design, manuscript editing, media elements, Human Computer Interaction

Module B - Digital Image Reproduction:
The human vision, colours, colour metrics, colour measuring, image reproduction technology, prepress, cross-media reproduction, colour management, image quality assessment

Module C - Printing and Finishing:
The development within printing and finishing, printing methods, printing form presentation, printing press structure, proofing, finishing and bookbinding, materials used in graphic production

Study MethodsLectures, Essays, Practical exercises
Grading SystemAlphabetical Scale, A (best) - F (fail)
Course RequirementsAssignments
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