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Credits: 3
Course Number: 10-111-165

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Course Description

10-111-165 TYPOGRAPHY ...explore history and application of type in graphic design, develop an understanding of type in relation to hierarchy and use type as an image or expression through designs. Course content covers letterforms, spacing, spatial mechanics, color strategies, form and function. (Corequisite: 10-111-125, Layout & Composition)

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall
  • Spring

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What will I learn?

  1. Investigate the history of type.
  2. Explore the strategy and methods used in classifying type.
  3. Examine the factors that can affect the legibility and readability of a design.
  4. Examine the relationship between form and content in the layout of designs.
  5. Examine the process of designing an original font.
  6. Identify typographic terminology and measurement
  7. Explore grid structure in multi-page layouts
  8. Identify typographic structural elements and anatomy
  9. Analyze successful typographic designs and trends