CPUT Graphic Design



CPUT Graphic Design

CPUT Graphic Design,
The communication industry is exciting and ever-changing. The Graphic Design Diploma course at CPUT prepares students a wide variety of skills necessary for communicating with very diverse target audiences. Techniques such as illustration, photography, printmaking and use of digital media allow the graphic designer to convey a client’s message in engaging ways. Finding great ways to deliver information through any combination of media such as magazines, online platforms, outdoor graphics, packaging and posters is the challenge. The design process is rigorously applied to all projects where skills in typography, image origination, drawing, paper mechanics and conceptual thinking are developed on a project-by-project basis.
We believe that what makes this course unique is how we work within the needs of our local context, in a city destined to be the World Design Capital in 2014.
Students have the incredible opportunity of collaborating with any of the 16 design-related disciplines within the Faculty, which enlivens their approach to any design brief. We find that this kind of environment is what stimulates the vibrant culture of innovation that the course is known for.
The course is geared towards making sure that each designer leaves with a strong sense of responsible, ethical and sustainable design practice. Deeper engagement is offered through the BTech Graphic Design, where a student can further discover and develop as a designer. The MTech in design offers the opportunity to specialize and develop a strong research and design portfolio. The Graphic Design department makes sure that individual talents are developed to their full potential. National and international competitions are entered and many awards won, reflecting the commitment of our talented students and dedicated staff.
 





Staff

Cape Town Campus

Name Designation Contact details
Janet Van Graan Course Co-ordinator
Graphic Design: Techniques
Tel: +27 21 460 3678
Email: vangraanj@cput.ac.za
Office: 3.11, Design Building, Cape Town campus
Bruce Snaddon Senior Lecturer
Theory of Graphic Design, BTech Graphic Design
Tel: +27 21 460 3463
Email: snaddonb@cput.ac.za
Office: 3.19, Design Building, Cape Town campus
Margaret Bezuidenhout Senior Lecturer
Design Techniques, ND Graphic Design
Tel: +27 21 460 3468
Email: bezuidenhoutmj@cput.ac.za
Office: 3.25, Design Building, Cape Town campus
Randolph Hartzenberg Senior Lecturer
Drawing, ND Graphic Design
Tel: +27 21 460 3591
Email: hartzenbergr@cput.ac.za
Office: 3.23, Design Building, Cape Town campus
Andrea Broom BTech Lecturer
Communication Design, BTech Graphic Design
Tel: +27 21 460 3462
Email: brooma@cput.ac.za
Office: 3.13, Design Building, Cape Town campus
Sean Beukman Lecturer
Design Techniques, Drawing, Communication   Design, ND Graphic Design
Tel: +27 21 460 3461
Email: beukmans@cput.ac.za
Office: 3.12, Design Building, Cape Town campus
Muthoni Kimani Lecturer
Communication Design, Design Techniques, ND Graphic Design
Tel: +27 21 460 3466
Email: kimanim@cput.ac.za
Office: 3.21, Design Building,
Cape Town campus
Wayne Coughlan Lecturer
Communication Design, ND Graphic Design
Tel: +27 21 460 3464
Email: coughlanw@cput.ac.za
Office: 3.14, Design Building, Cape Town campus
Brendan L Newman Technical Assistant
Photography, Graphic Design
Tel: +27 21 460 3472
Email: newmanb@cput.ac.za
Office: 3.28, Design Building, Cape Town campus
Charmaine Simons Administrative Assistant Tel: +27 21 460 3676
Email: simonsc@cput.ac.za
Office: 3.5, Design Building, Cape Town campus

Bellville Campus

Name Designation Contact details
Johan Coetzee Course Co-ordinator
Graphic Design: Techniques
Tel: +27 21 959 6574
Email: coetzeejc@cput.ac.za
Office: 016, Art and Design Building, Bellville campus
Lionel Franciscus Senior Lecturer
B-Tech: Communication Design
Tel: +27 21 959 6227
Email: franciscusl@cput.ac.za
Office: 003, Art and Design Building, Bellville Campus
Desai Leigh Senior Lecturer
Communication Design, Design Techniques
Tel: +27 21 959 6575
Email: desail@cput.ac.za
Office: 012, Art and Design Building, Bellville Campus
Edwine Simon BTech Lecturer
B-Tech: History and Theory of Design, Drawing
Tel: +27 21 959 6086
Email: simone@cput.ac.za
Office: 0011,Art and Design Building, Bellville Campus
Cheri Hugo Lecturer
Drawing
Tel: +27 21 953 8483
Email: hugoc@cput.ac.za
Office: Brightbox, Design Building, Bellville Campus
Jacques Newman Technical Assistant
IT
Tel: +27 21 959 6153
Email: newmanj@cput.ac.za
Office: 0012, Art and Design Building, Bellville Campus

Contact the Graphic Design Department



Cape Town
Tel: +27 21 460 3676
Fax: +27 21 460 3729
Physical address:
Design Building
Cape Town Campus
Keizergracht Street
Cape Town
Postal address:
PO Box 652
Cape Town
8000
Bellville
Tel: +27 21 959 6356
Fax: +27 21 959 6357
Physical address:
Art and Design Building
Bellville Campus
Symphony Way
Bellville
Postal address:
PO Box 1906
Bellville
7535