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Get Started in Graphic Design

Free Seminar

Want to get into graphic design? In this seminar, you’ll learn what graphic designers do, what apps they use, how to get started, and more. See examples of design work and learn about creating a graphic design portfolio. You’ll learn what classes and certificate programs are appropriate so you can take the next step and get started in graphic design.

What is graphic design? Graphic design is visual communication through artwork or combined images and text. From logos to ads, social media graphics, magazines, books, websites, apps, and more, graphic designers create many of the things you see.

Learn about our full suite of graphic design courses in NYC. We offer courses in Photoshop, InDesign, & Illustrator, as well as a New York-approved Graphic Design Certificate.

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What You’ll Learn

  • What graphic designers do
  • The apps graphic designers use (Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, etc.)
  • See examples of design work
  • Strategies for developing a graphic design portfolio
  • How to get started learning graphic design
  • Students learning graphic design & coding at Noble Desktop

    Learn Real-World Design & Coding Skills

    “Noble Desktop is far and away the most efficient way of gaining computer graphics skills. They give real-world exercises to work on, teach best practices, and inspire many an ‘aha!’ moment. Highly recommended.”
    Joanne Hu

  • Students learning hands-on at Noble Desktop

    30 Years of Experience

    Since 1990 we have perfected the craft of teaching. If students get hung up on an issue, we tweak the class to make it better. We’re the longest running independent training center for code and design in NYC.

Highly Reviewed by Our Alumni

From our hands-on training style to world-class instructors and proprietary curriculum, we deliver a learning experience our alumni can be proud of.