DESMA X 479.4A
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This hands-on course covers the fundamentals of type, its characteristics, vocabulary, and nomenclature, as well as creative uses of type and how it is integrated in successful design.
Starting at $759.00
What you can learn.
- Gain confidence in your approach to design using typographic elements
- Improve your understanding of typographic elements, terminology, page layout, and hierarchy
- Master the basics of typography, from the anatomy of a typeface to typesetting to developing your own type treatments
About this course:
This hands-on course covers the fundamentals of type, its characteristics, vocabulary, and nomenclature as well as creative uses of type and how it is integrated in successful design. Working with letterforms is a critical element to successful design. Explorations in this course will include the examination of single letterforms, typographic classifications, information hierarchies, and page layout. Projects explore the creative usage of letterforms as graphic and communication elements.
It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Typography.
X 479.6A Design Fundamentals and X 481.997 InDesign.
Fall 2018 Schedule
These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.
These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.