Introduction

Graphic Design Department started its activity at Associate degree as of 2010-11. Thereafter, the said Department launched its activity at Non-Continuous Bachelor’s degree in 2013-14 and it was awarded with the student admission license in 2014-15 at Bachelor’s degree in the field of Visual Communication.
Interested students in this field, holding various technical and vocational diplomas and even Bachelor’s degree in other fields choose the School of Art and Architecture to further their studies for completion of their expert knowledge. From among the major facilities of this Department, we may point out the workshops equipped with computer systems and systemic presentation equipment, printing workshop, sculpture workshop and photographic laboratory. Students of this field may get engaged in various cultural and art activities through assistance of prominent and expert professors in form of organizing festivals, expos, training workshops in graphic design (such as logo design, printing, packaging, poster, environmental graphic design, motion graphics, brand design, etc.) and thereafter, they will be recruited by education centers and the market. Teaching various and updated graphic softwares such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Aftereffect, etc., is included in the curriculum of the Department and all members of the Department try utmost to promote talents and skills of aesthete and creative students of this field.
Fortunately, considering their skills and training achieved during the education period, the graduates of this field are able to earn income in the area of graphic and printing works and in such fields as jewel design, sculpture, decorative works, webpage design, textile printing, etc. Output results of the graduates of this field reveal that a great number of students graduated and were recruited by the market. Fortunately, due to extensive area of activity of these graduates, they are working at public and private sectors or at private practice offices.

Majors

Graphic Design

Associate Degree


Graphic Design is an art of which areas of attendance have influenced all aspects of social and cultural life of people and it enjoys various majors and specialties. Although these majors are interconnected, each of them is applied for a specific field and type of message communication. In graphics, a message can be expressed in different tunes and ways. Considering type of message to be expressed, a specific major from among a collection of exiting majors in graphic art is chosen and used for message notification.
The goal of establishing the field of Graphic Design is to educate expert and capable manpower so that it will be able to implement the aforesaid principles and concepts. High speed of message exchange via images especially in the today’s world is of great importance. In the world where the visual media has comprised a great part of the daily life of people and revolution of communication has changed the world into a small village, an international and quick language is needed more than ever. The language that does not require education and/or it speaks fluently and has found more power and attraction as it has been combined with beauty. Concerning the fact that the field of graphic design is a very appropriate means of releasing the concerned messaged across a widespread area, definition of this field is quite necessary for a civilized society.
After completion of their studies and orientation with professional means in graphic design, the graduates of this field acquire unique abilities such as ability to present an idea and design in various subjects of graphic works, promotional poster design, logo design (stamps, banknotes, office papers, catalogues and the ones), choosing art works and technical management of promotional affairs.
Graduates in the field of Graphic Design may get engage in various jobs such as promotional design, billboard design, TV programs’ opening design, teaser and promotional movies design, or they may work as an illustrator, page designer, page layout and poster designer, photography (working at ateliers), designer and packaging, promotional consultant, designer and executive of graphic works, atelier art expert (poster development).

Virtual Communication

Non-continuous Bachelor’s Degree


Duration of Non-Continuous Bachelor’s Degree program in Visual Communication is two years comprising four semesters. Graduates in the field of Visual Communication may get engaged in various jobs such as promotional design, billboard design, TV programs’ opening design, promotional movies and teaser design, illustrator, page layout and poster designer, photography (working at ateliers), designer and packaging, promotional consultant, designer and executive of graphic works, and at expert of atelier (poster development).

Visual Communication

 Bachelor’s Degree


Committed and skillful expert training plan in the field of Visual Communication majoring in General Visual Communication and Illustration has been codified at Art Department of the Supreme Council of Planning. The field of Visual Communication promotes the capabilities of students in cultural and commercial advertising. Meanwhile, cultural advertising comprises book illustration, poster development, advertising for journals and publications such as page layout and press ads. Commercial advertising encompasses commercial expos advertising such as pavilion development, pavilion arrangement or advertising for various goods. Furthermore, visual communication has other branches such as logo development, animation and environment sign design.
Duration of the bachelor’s degree program in visual communication is 4 years including 8 semesters of 17 weeks. Some specialized subjects that are attempted by students during the Bachelor’s Degree program in Visual Communication are given as basic design, fundamentals of visual arts, sculpture workshop, orientation with art in history, history of writing, calligraphy, basic photography, visual communication, manual printing, Islamic art and civilization, illustration, colored photos workshop (human, nature and design), analysis of plastic arts, orientation with contemporary arts, analysis of works in visual communication, machine printing, animation, integrated practical design.
The graduates in the field of Visual Communication may get engaged in various jobs such as ads and billboard design, title sequence design of TV programs, teaser and promotional videos design, illustrator, page layout and poster designer, photography (working at ateliers), designer and packaging, promotional consultant, designer and executive of graphic works, atelier art expert (poster development).

Special privileges

  • Enjoying equipped photography workshop

  • Enjoying audiovisual site

  • Benefiting from expert professors for education

  • Organizing academic visitations during each semester

  • Design workshop equipped with desirable facilities

  • Student work at graphic workshop

  • Using computer workshop systems

Education for Life

Dean of Department

Department Expert

Fahimeh ErfanRaad

  • Master’s Degree in Visual Communication from University of Tehran

  • +98 353 828 1200-3 (extension 298)

Faezeh Faghih

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry

  • +98 353 828 1200-3 (extension 296)

Faculty Members

Fahimeh ErfanRaad
Fahimeh ErfanRaad
Master’s Degree in Visual Communication
University of Tehran

Professors

  • AliReza Danafar

  • Golnaz Raadmehr

  • Mobin Zakikhani

Achievements

Painting Exhibition of Mr. Mehdi Mirzaei’s Calligraphy

2019

Painting Exhibition of Mr. Mehdi Mirzaei’s Calligraphy Under the Title of “Aftabi Lab-e Dargah”

Painting works of Master’s calligraphy were displayed at Negar Gallery in Tehran.

Group Exhibition of Students

2019

Group Exhibition of Ms. Sahar Sadeghieh and Ms. Yeganeh Kowsar Under the Title of “Marg-e Mahiha”

Dissertation works of the aforesaid students addressing women were displayed at Behesht-e Honar.

Performance Art

2018

Performance Art - Sahar Sadeghieh

Work title: “Sokout-e Siah” addressing the social harms of women

Special Programs

Picture Gallery