Design Basics

Learn Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign with your very first design project. Get to know Adobe’s industry-standard software and see how to use it to express your ideas. Through video-recorded classes and practical assignments, you learn the software at your own pace. This plug&play course is for anyone who wants to learn the basics of design, and is a good first step on the path to other design studies.


Software Basics


Main Design Project


Video Classes


Optional Tutoring

Course Content

The course covers the core functionalities of Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. As you develop your skills and confidence, you’ll also gain better insight into their respective strengths, weaknesses, and characteristics.

You’ll develop better workflow habits by choosing the right tool for the job and discover how the different applications can work together harmoniously. The course challenges you with a series of video tutorials and practical exercises as you create your first own design project.

This self-paced course builds your skills in:

– Photoshop

– InDesign

– Illustrator

After the course, you have a basic knowledge that allows you to practice further on your own. Or you can push yourself and apply to other design courses at Berghs at a higher level, where basic software skills are a prerequisite. View your course progression options below.


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Madeleine Eriksson

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