Mr Darren Taljaard

Mr Darren Taljaard
 Position Lecturer Media Studies
 Org Unit Media
 Email darren.taljaard@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 8 8313 0600
 Location Floor/Room 9 23 ,  Napier ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    I see design not only as an economic driver, but also as a powerful tool for social transformation. I consider visual communicators to be uniquely placed to help transform and enhance the presentation of information, making it more engaging, suitable and effective. 

    I have worked and studied in South Africa and Australia, as a creative director, designer and copywriter in advertising and design agencies as well as lecturing in media and design.

  • Teaching Interests

    Graphic Design, Design Culture, Narrative & Aesthetics, Typography, Visual Communication Design

  • Research Interests

    Typographic design and its impact on reading from digital devices. Typography and Dyslexia. Measuring the effects of typographic design on reading and comprehension.

    Typography, Reading, Dyslexia, Visual Communication Design, Design Theory, Design for Health

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