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“Attractive things work better” [D. Norman]. Therefore, an appealing visual
design for websites and apps should be of interest to anyone involved in
creating them.



Visual design is not something magic.


The course breaks visual design down into small chunks and introduces them
step-by-step including multiple hands-on exercises. For the exercises
participants can use Powerpoint, Keynote, Sketch, Illustrator or Photoshop.



Participants will learn:


   - The basic elements of visual design (typography, icons, color, layout)
   and guidelines how to use them to create an appealing design.
   - Principles of design and how they apply to visual design.
   - To see and recognize good design.
   - To better understand and communicate with design experts.

Everybody is welcome to this course. It is most valuable for practitioners
such as user experience professionals, software engineers or product
managers, as well as for researchers and students in the field of
human-computer interaction.



The official course information:
https://chi2018.acm.org/accepted-courses/#c15



Want to join us? Great!



Save your seat and register at:
https://www.regonline.com/registration/Checkin.aspx?EventID=2096846   (course
ID is C14). The course is held on Tuesday, April 24th, 2:00 PM – 5:20 PM
(2:00 – 3:20, 4:00 – 5:20).



Looking forward to seeing you in Montreal!

Best,

Stephanie and Fabian

Twitter: @sfoehrenbach and @fabian-schei



=== Course instructors ===

Stephanie Foehrenbach (M.Sc., Dipl. Inform. (FH)) is principal consultant
and trainer at Zuehlke in Switzerland. Stephanie works for clients from
various industries and helps them applying user centered design methods in
software and product engineering projects. Additionally, she gives
trainings and instructs courses at conferences (e.g. at the previous four
CHI conferences).



Fabian Scheiwiller (Bachelor of Arts in Interaction Design) is interaction
designer and trainer at Zuehlke in Switzerland. Fabian works for clients
from various industries. In his projects, he takes on the role as
interaction and visual designer to create appealing designs for mobile and
desktop user interfaces. Additionally, he gives trainings and courses on
visual/interaction design and sketching.



Save your seat and register at:

https://www.regonline.com/registration/Checkin.aspx?EventID=2096846   (course
ID is C14). The course is held on Tuesday, April 24th, 2:00 PM – 5:20 PM
(2:00 – 3:20, 4:00 – 5:20)

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