Who's it for?

Graphic Design is for the problem solver who’s an artist at heart. It is for those who believe you should judge a book by its cover and who choose their cereal based on how cool the box looks. Graphic design allows you to push your creative limits and explore the world's problems through design thinking and artistic skills. It suits people who not only want to explore the design process but also want to develop innovative ideas and communicate them via visual media. Most importantly, Graphic Design is about problem solving and taking responsibility for a brand's first  — and most lasting — visual impression.

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Design Your Life

When you think about Graphic Design, you probably think of logos and posters. But this dynamic field is about so much more. As businesses realise the impact of branding on their bottom line, designers are becoming seen as an increasingly crucial part of the workforce of a modern economy. From social media to the layout of physical stores, design is permeating all industries, with graphic designers at the forefront. Not many careers afford you the same level of control over human perception as you walk the daily tension between form and function and translate ideas into a visual reality.

The Brand Identity

It’s never been more true that perception equals reality. While this has led to many challenges in the current era of the ‘social web’, it is an incredibly powerful mantra for the designer. Building a brand identity from the ground up gives you the ability to craft consumers’ reality and communicate the key elements of a brand or project. A picture speaks a thousand words — but a design tells a story.

Industry Guests

During your time at Foundry, you’ll benefit from our industry guests as part of our Foundry LIVE creative day conferences. We frequently fly national guests to Tasmania to speak to our students about their experiences as working creatives. Outrageous? Perhaps to others. But to us it’s a must-have part of the Foundry experience? Absolutely.

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Co-Lab

Co-Lab is a cornerstone element of studying at Foundry. We dedicate both time and a whole campus space to this element of your learning. Designed to mimic the lightly structured environment of a working creative studio - where interactions are encouraged and problems are solved in a group environment - this is where, guided by your Co-Lab Mentor you can work on assessments, get help or advice or dive a little deeper into an element of your studies which has really ignited your creative juices.

Undecided on your creative journey?

The Wild is a 6-month creative foundation program where you’ll gain an understanding of key creative fields as well as the fundamental skills and thinking needed to become a successful creative.

You can either use these skills and your qualification to kick-start a change of direction, implement what you’ve learnt in your current position, or take the next step and complete a Foundry Specialisation.

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Get the Details

We have put together an experience packed with opportunities to go exploring, meet with friends, get creative and taste your career options. Download the brochure for all the details.

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Enquire for our July 19 Intake

Are you thinking of kick-starting your creative education in July? Simply fill out your details and our team will be in touch.

Enquire for our July 19 Intake

Are you thinking of kick-starting your creative education in July? Simply fill out your details and our team will be in touch.

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