Summer Institute for Graphic Design Studies

The Summer Institute of Graphic Design (SIGDS) is an opportunity for students and professionals to participate in an array of two-week accredited courses at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)

Tuition $2,675 | Tuition for RISD Alumni and Students $2,408 | Lab Fee $20 | 3 Credits.
Due to July 4 courses in schedule 1 run from 9:00AM - 4:30PM but courses in schedule 2 and 3 run from 9:00AM - 4:00PM.

Schedule 1

June 27 - July 8, 2016


Schedule 2

July 11 - July 22, 2016


  • Type + Image Design

    Type + Image Design
    Relationships between typeface and image explored as functioning visual systems

Schedule 3

July 25 - August 5, 2016


  • Book Design

    Book Design
    Covers all aspects of designing comprehensive art and photographic books 

  • Web Design

    Web Design
    How to conceive, prototype and program websites using HTML, CSS and JavaScript
     

  • Poster Design

    Poster Design
    How to combine design and message to create powerful, effective posters

  • Magazine Design

    Magazine Design
    Magazine analyses and projects revolving around effective magazine layouts
     

  • Poster Design

    Web Design
    How to conceive, prototype and program websites using HTML, CSS and JavaScript