Free Principles of design course

Unlock your design and creativity skills

Are you a visual person? Do you have an eye for color and patterns? Come explore the world of design! We’ve partnered with Adobe to bring you this Principles of Design course where you can learn the basics and ignite your creative side. Let’s go!

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Why learn about visual design?

Understanding the basics and fundamentals of good visual design will help you communicate in your own style in all areas of your life —at school or a job or with friends and family! We’ve partnered with Adobe to inspire your creativity and help you become a better communicator and team member as you join the workplace. Are you ready to boost your creative skill set and deepen your visual design knowledge?

Watch this video from Adobe to get an idea of what you'll learn in the course.

Everyone has a Creative Type. What’s yours?

Answer 15 questions to discover your creative personality. This is your first step to getting a deeper understanding of your motivations and how to make the most of your natural gifts.

For educators

Check out these extension activities, complete with rubrics, based on the design principles covered in the Basic Principles of Design course!

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