Typography is an introduction to the study of typographic letterforms and practices. Through studio exercises that employ design methods and computer work, the students will develop an understanding and appreciation for the creative possibilities that type offers for visual communications. Students will explore terminology, type design, typographical hierarchy, and syntax through studio exercises, projects, lectures, demonstrations, and critiques to understand the relationship between words and images as a tool for visual communication. Includes hands-on use of Macintosh computers operating current graphic design software.
Prerequisite(s): Sophomore status; ART 271.
Offered each Fall.
This course information is from the 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog. View this catalog.