"Without history, we're lost in space", says legendary designer Paula Scher

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"You can't teach graphic design totally online," admits one of the world's leading graphic designers, Paula Scher. But a new BBC Maestro course on graphic design, led by Scher, provides a powerful "adjunct" to interaction and critique between teachers and students, offering exclusive insight into Scher's vision and working practices.

The course gives the students "access to inspiration, and helps them learn from history and the present," Scher tells Creative Bloq. "It covers how things are done and how you think about form typography, ideas, editorial layout, three dimensional design, film titles – all of these areas that an aspiring designer would want to work in. And I think that your knowledge base is richer for that experience."

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Rosie Hilder

Rosie Hilder is Creative Bloq's Deputy Editor. After beginning her career in journalism in Argentina – where she worked as Deputy Editor of Time Out Buenos Aires – she moved back to the UK and joined Future Plc in 2016. Since then, she's worked as Operations Editor on magazines including Computer Arts, 3D World and Paint & Draw and Mac|Life. In 2018, she joined Creative Bloq, where she now assists with the daily management of the site, including growing the site's reach, getting involved in events, such as judging the Brand Impact Awards, and helping make sure our content serves the reader as best it can.