YEREVAN, September 19. / ARKA /. A summer school for computer design of multimedia formats (books, printed and electronic media) organized by the Moscow State Printing University after Ivan Fedorov with the support of the Russian Federal Agency for Press and Mass Communications is over, according to a press release forwarded to ARKA news agency.
It said the summer school brought together more than 100 students from various Russian universities, specializing in graphic and computer design. The key speakers were professors and teachers of the university, who were developing the foundations of design of books and periodicals for years, including Oleg Korytov, dean of graphic arts department of the university, director of Arena Multimedia center Yulia Kachugina. Other speakers were from other Russian cities.
The rector of the Moscow State Printing University after Ivan Fedorov, Konstantin Antipov, was quoted as saying at the closing ceremony that design as a profession was formed through the integration and mutual influence of many historical and social factors related to the scientific, technical, socio-economic and socio-cultural progress.
"Technological progress makes it necessary to constantly improve the forms and methods of work - both in traditional formats, and new, just emerging or rapidly changing media and publishing formats. It is good that our school has collected so many interesting ideas," he said.
Summer school participants said they would like their peers from Ukraine, Moldova, Armenia and Georgia join their Russian counterparts for the next summer school. -0-