Course Description:

A study of basic principles of composing, printing processes mechanics, and terminology of typography as an element of graphic communication. Explore copy counting, type selection, specification, mechanical and dummy preparation by familiarization with traditional and contemporary type styles and designing new faces through computer aided projects.

Course Objectives/Aims

  • To provide students with a solid foundation in typographic design, in both theoretical knowledge and¬†technical skill.
  • Produce original typographic projects by analyzing typographic form and meaning in historical examples, popular culture and student projects.
  • To inculcate in students an abiding interest in typeface design and layout.
  • Through the completion of the studio assignments, to display an ability to integrate aspects of theory¬†and practice into coherent and well-designed pieces of typographic design
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Typographic Design IFA 3105 DOC PDF PS