Advanced Typography

DESMA X 479.4B
Expand your typographic skills by exploring increasingly complex typographic systems, and solving design problems that demand conceptual and experimental approaches to accommodate multiple layers of information.
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About this course:

Explore the stylistic and expressive potential of typography as a critical element of graphic design solutions in this hands-on course. Students learn about word/image juxtaposition, eclectic stylization, and contemporary design trends. Substantive projects explore the compositional and semantic aspects of typography for portfolio application.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Advanced Typography.

X 479.4A Typography or consent of instructor. Proficiency in InDesign or Illustrator.

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This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

What you will learn.

  • Develop an advanced understanding of typography through historical context as well as the contemporary application
  • Understand and apply the proper technical approach to typography, as well as explore unconventional and expressive formats
  • Produce design projects with original ideas and creative solutions, demonstrating technical skills learned
  • Articulate in a professional and constructive manner in group critique
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