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SMPS Lunchtime Learning Lab: Graphic Design Basics for the A/E/C Professional

September 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


There’s more than one way to feed your brain. Grab your lunch—or breakfast—and join SMPS for Lunchtime Learning Labs.

This FREE* educational series features great topics and respected speakers who can help you build skills to work smarter, advance your career, and build your firm’s business.*Free members-only benefit.

Offered every other month and providing 1 CEU, the programs will run between 45 and 60 minutes—to fit into your busy schedule.

Session Description

Graphic design may not be the first thing you think about when you go into work in the morning. But it’s an important component—especially when you need the best marketing and communications materials to sell your services, communicate with your clients, and win more work. Don’t let graphic design get overlooked or underutilized. There are many elements of design proven to be beneficial in the A/E/C industries. In September’s Lunchtime Learning Lab, we’ll discuss typography, basic page layouts that direct the reader, electronic file types, color theory and profile uses. We’ll take a quick look at the Adobe Creative Cloud program, and even provide resources for video training and keyboard shortcuts.

About the Instructor

Carrie L. Slack, Marketing Manager, K. Norman Berry

Carrie Slack

Carrie Slack received a B.S. in Information Graphics/Mass Communications and a Fine Arts minor from Ball State University. She has developed and perfected marketing and business skills over her 20-year career, working 10 years for A/E firms and 10 more running her own marketing and graphic design business. Slack has a passion for marketing, design, art and photography and brings that to life in her work. Currently, she is a marketing manager for K. Norman Berry Associates Architects in Louisville, KY and is a board member of SMPS Kentucky.



September 20
11:00 am - 12:00 pm