Cover Design & Typography 2018-12-19T02:26:29+00:00

Cover Design & Typography

Explore the fundamentals of publication design through the study of various platforms like books, magazines and other print mediums. Participants undergoing this programme will learn effective cover designs to catch the attention and engage audiences.

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About the Course

Learn to develop eye-catching print media covers to attract the right audience and engage your customers.

In this workshop, participants will learn basic principles of layout for various print mediums, developing their own typefaces and understand the balance of text and media within prints.

At the end of the programme, participants will be armed with a holistic insight into the world of typography and cover design.

What you will learn during the lessons


Target Audience and Magazine Characteristics

Understanding target market and objective of print


Print Media Trends

History of print media, various design trends and understanding the project brief


Elements in Print Media Cover

Various cover sections and specifications


Typography in Print Media Design 

Effective use of typography in various print medias



Principles of Layout in Print Media

Understanding various layout options in different mediums


Relationship Between Text and Graphic Elements

Exploring the right balance of text and media usage


Designing a Print Media Cover

Understanding of Print Media Cover design fundamentals


Project Stakeholders

Role-play between authors and publishers, and communications between stakeholders


Design Amendments

Processes while undergoing design changes

Course Information

Participants embarking on this programme will be entitled to up to 95% subsidy from the Workforce Singapore (WSG). Successful graduates from this programme will be issued a Statement of Attainment issued by WSG.

Participants are to successfully complete all course assessments to qualify for WSG funding.

Course Fees

Full Course Fees

$1,04860w/ GST

95% Subsidy

$11760w/ GST

90% Subsidy

$16660w/ GST

$15/hr Subsidy

$62860w/ GST

Registration fee of $30 w/GST

All programmes are eligible for $500 SkillsFuture Credit deduction! Call us to find out more.

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