Our intensive summer and winter courses over time have earned the reputation of guaranteeing a creative ‘shake up’ to their students and an opportunity to plunge into an extremely interesting and emotion-rich atmosphere where they may forget about their everyday routine. They are mainly intended for practising designers who want to learn from leading professionals and, thanks to direct links with the creative industries, to determine their further pathway and professional development.
Brand Management short summer course
Russia's leading experts in the field of research, marketing and design tell about the secrets of managing creative projects and creative business. The course is specially tailored for those who deal with managing creative processes - creative and art directors, account and brand managers, marketing managers and directors. The course introduces students to the latest achievements in effective organisation and management of design processes.
The course is intended for graphic designers who need to add typeface design to the range of their knowledge and skills and who are ready for a creative experiment under the guidance of well-known practitioners in calligraphy, typography and typeface design. The programme consists of two parts – calligraphic and digital, and during both students are exposed to lectures, workshops and master classes delivered by those who really know this business well.
The course looks into and helps course participants to explore various facets of a graphic designer’s work and gives a broad overview of conceptual approaches to making communication visually effective. During a relatively short period of time students are immersed in the atmosphere of workshops, lectures and master-classes delivered by BHSAD tutors and famous Moscow designers.
This course is not just for students working in the field of product design, interior design and sales managers, but also will benefit customers and publishers of relevant magazines. Course participants are given an opportunity to learn about: the creation of interior design studio, the choice of development strategy of the studio, the economic efficiency of interior design, project management, etc.
Illustration (Summer, 2014)
This is a really intensive course including practical classes and master classes; participants learn about modern trends in drawing and illustration and master the use of new technologies – narrative, decorative, manual and digital. The course helps catalyze professional development and give it a new impetus, get rid of the danger of professional stagnation, to see the works of famous illustrators in a new light and form their own portfolio.
Infographics & Data Visualization
This is a fresh intensive course for designers who can conceive, design and produce effective communication graphics. Information graphics are used increasingly in newspapers, websites, TV news and mobile apps to explain and illustrate complex events and present statistical data.
The practical course on creating a unique image of the goods under the guidance of professionals from leading branding agencies. Packaging is a huge worldwide industry and there are excellent job opportunities for talented people.