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Master of Publishing Design: Print and Digital Media

Master - 9 months

Begin to design all kinds of publishing formats and new digital media, by mastering the role of photography and illustration, composition, typography and the processes involved in the reading process.

    Master of Publishing Design: Print and Digital Media

    Replacing paper with screens, the increase in sales of publishing products, the proliferation of portable electronic devices, changing modes of access to information... all force the designer to make a continuous review of the languages of visual communication in print media.
    For this reason, the Master not only includes the study of different publishing formats, the role of photography and illustration, the principles of composition and typographic aesthetics, but also provides knowledge of the cognitive processes involved in the process of reading within the new challenges of the digital world. 



    • Obtain the knowledge needed to identify the needs of the sector
    • Discover the culture of publishing projects, the dynamics that govern their processes and the professionals that make it up
    • Differentiate between different kinds of publications and their characteristics
    • Learn editing tools, both on paper and in the digital environment
    • Get to know professional practices in different areas of the sector
    • Understand the processes that govern reading
    • Understand the procedures of publications design on digital devices

    Professional opportunities

    • Freelance designer in print and digital media
    • Designer at graphic design studios and web design studios
    • Designer at advertising, communications and marketing agencies
    • Design departments in publishing houses
    • Design departments at branding consultancy firms
    • Department of communications, advertising and marketing design at any company

    Program Leaders




    relajaelcoco is the graphic design studio founded by Francesco Furno and Pablo Galeano. A graphic design studio based in Madrid and created in Barcelona in 2008, with an international approach specialized in infographics and editorial design. During the last 10 years they have collaborated with companies globally such as: Men's Health, Fast Company, BBC UK, Wired UK, BBVA, Line, Yorokobu magazine, Jot Down magazine, Mapping Residencies and many more.




    Santos Henarejos
    In recent years he has directed brand design teams in different Spanish and American companies. He has experience in editorial design, conceptualization and branding, diluting the limits between online and offline, understanding branding beyond strategy and identity manual.

    Rocío Ballesteros
    During the last years he has directed and designed digital products in consultants and has been Head of Design in several startups. She has experience in research, conceptualization and prototyping processes always with a focus oriented from brand design thanks to her previous career as a branding and editorial designer.


    Course file

    Master of Publishing Design: Print and Digital Media

    • Type of course : Master
    • Language : Español
    • School: Visual Communication
    • IED Credits: 60
    • Start date: October 2019
    • Duration: 9 months
    • Timetable : Afternoon 19.00-22.30 h (Mon to Fri, 3 to 5 days per week)
    • Attendance: In-person
    • Qualification: Private A private certificate will be issued at the end of the course
    • Directed to : graphic designers who want to specialize in this field and professionals with some knowledge of editorial design, who need to delve further into this field. Professional experience will be valued
    • Admission process : CV / Cover letter Portfolio (up to 3Mb) / Website. Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign knowledge. Personal interview, if deemed appropriate by the teaching coordination
    • Enrollment rate: 2500 €
    • Course Fee: 9900 €

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