Category Archives: NMD206

Introduces theories of sign and visual communication as applied to interactive information design. Explores how signs and symbols influence meaning and facilitate expression and perception of ideas and information. Provides a general knowledge of the history of visual theory and the interpretation of icons, symbols and indexes, including the unspoken “language” of design structures. Visual culture, semiology, and cultural/information artifacts as manifested by such designed items as Web sites, interactive media and databases are studied.