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Packaging Design I
9 Weeks | $595 | In-class

The Packaging Design I course will build upon the foundations laid down by Print Design I. Throughout this valuable learning experience, you will use branding, typography, and illustration to apply a visually effective design to a three-dimensional form within given specifications. Coursework will advance your communication, presentation, and storytelling of design work. Packaging projects will focus on structure, functionality, and modular systems.

Course Benefits:

  • Learn how to use packaging design to not only tell a story, but to also be a functional structure.
  • Complete 2-4 packaging projects that can be used in a portfolio.
  • Gain a foundational understanding of structure, functionality, and modular systems.


Quarters Offered: Spring | In-class
Course Fee: $595
Prerequisites: Fundamentals of Design and Typography I, or demonstrated equivalent experience.
Materials/Software/Hardware: Students must have Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud installed on their computers. Adobe Creative Suite CS6 is also acceptable.
Note: Elective course for Graphic Design (Specialized) Certificate
Contact: For more information about this course, please email the academic department at unex-digital@ucsd.edu.

Course Number: ART-40679
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)