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3 Day Workshop:
'Communication Design for IT and Media Professionals'

14th - 16th October 2009 from 9.30am - 5.30 pm
at IDC, IIT Bombay

The course Expo CD is a refresher course on the finer aspects of Communication Design specifically meant for IT and Media Professionals.

The course will inform the participants about the overall aspects of Communication Design for the Digital Media, a deeper understanding of Communication Graphics, Methods for Structuring and Visualisation of Information as well as exposure to creative processes for solving communication problems.

The subjects covered during the workshop include - Typography for Digital Media, Expressive Typography, Typography for the Web, Information Graphics, Information Visualisation, Communication Graphics, Icon Design, Design Process, Design Methodology, Interactive Design, Identity Design, etc..

The course is scheduled to have lecture and discussion sessions in the morning followed by working on Communication Design related creative problem solving sessions in the afternoon

Design Project - hands-on sessions:
Participants will form groups and work on a specific Communication Design project, with expert guidance from faculty members. On the last day of the workshop, these design solutions will be presented and discussed with faculty members from IDC.

Course Contents /Lectures:
The following are the list of topics and speakers during the workshop:

1st Day:
Typography for Digital Design

Prof. G V Sreekumar

Expressive Typography
Prof. G V Sreekumar

Indian Language Typography
Sri Girish Dalvi

Web Typography
Sri Girish Dalvi

Animation Methods and Techniques
Prof. Shilpa Ranade

2nd Day:
Information Graphics

Prof. G V Sreekumar

Information Visualisation and Design
Prof. Ravi Poovaiah

Information Structuring and Architecture
Prof. Ravi Poovaiah

Communication Graphics, Symbols and Identity
Prof. Ravi Poovaiah

3rd Day:
Design of Physical, Cognitive and Social Interactions
Prof. Ravi Poovaiah

Communication Theory
Prof. U A Athavankar

Communication Design, Context and Semantics
Prof. Mandar Rane

Communication Design and Storytelling
Prof. Nina Sabnani

Human Factors in Communication Design
Prof. N Sadhu

Who will benefit?
The workshop is meant for all professionals involved in the communication media and design industry, design consultancy services and marketing of products. This would include designers, engineers and others involved with Visual Design, Web Development, Software Products, Multimedia Products, Digital Media, Product Graphic design, Interface Design and New Media Design. Organisations would particularly benefit from the workshop by sending in a team of professionals to learn collectively from lectures, case studies, new methods and techniques and the theoretical aspects of design principles.

The early bird course fee for the workshop is Rs. 12,000. For participants from Educational Institutions, the fee is Rs. 6,000. This includes course material, lunch and refreshments for three days. Do register early as the number of participants are limited.

Participants can send a demand draft / cheque payable to "Registrar, IIT Bombay" along with the following details to

ExpoCD Workshop Coordinator
IDC IIT Bombay, Powai
Mumbai- 400 076
Phone:022 2576 7802

Please send the following details along with the registration fees:






Do you need accommodation?

Limited accommodation is available at the IIT guest house (Rs 500 per day on twin sharing) on a first come first serve basis.

If you have any queries, please contact:

Prof. Ravi Poovaiah
ExpoCD Workshop Coordinator,
Industrial Design Centre
IIT Bombay
Powai Mumbai-400 076, India

Phone:  091-22-2576 7820, 091-22-2576 7802
Fax :     091-22-2576 7803, 091-22-2572 3480

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