Design Foundations

Photo: Mateusz Dach
a row of wooden building blocks

Regardless of the type of design, some fundamental aspects transcend media. As designers, we make stuff. This foundational knowledge will be essential for any creative endeavor in design. The pages listed below cover some foundational design concepts.

Updated: December 6, 2023 4:59 am

Dennis Cheatham

Associate Professor, Communication Design

Miami University