AkiraChix has organised a two week intensive design training tailored for
young girls in high school, between 3rd December and 14th December 2012(excluding
weekends) between 9a.m and 3p.m .


This training is to be carried out at the *iHub – Nairobi’s innovation hub,
situated on the 4th Floor of Bishop Magua Center, Ngong’ road.

The course will entail the following:-

  • Introduction to elements and principles of Graphic design.
  • Exploration of various means of indicating visual elements in page design.
  • It is expected that at the end of the two week course, the students will be able to put together a design layout for print and publication.
  • This course explores various means of indicating visual elements in page design.The ability to effectively integrate photographs, illustrations, and type is developed using page composition software.

Course Objective :-

  •  Create layouts for print and collateral materials from assigned concepts and production specifications.
  • Systematically develop strong, creative layout solutions by means of a cumulative design process.
  • Select the visual components (photography, illustration, text blocks, and headline typeface and form) or successful layout.
  •  Employ effective visual structural systems (grid structures) to produce a cohesive group of ad layouts in a variety of page formats.

Students will require the following materials for the course: –

  • A newspaper and a magazine of your liking
  • A flash drive – This is for purposes of referring to work done at the camp in future.

The program will cost 2000/= KES per student. Lunch will NOT be provided, therefore students
are encouraged to either carry packed lunch, or some money to buy lunch. If interested send an email
to mgithinji@akirachix.com with name and School of the student.