Typography

DESMA X 479.4A

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.

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Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Online
Classroom
Starting at $759.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

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 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.
Suggested Prerequisites

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

DESMA X 479.6A Design Fundamentals and DESMA X 481.997 InDesign.

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Enrollment Closed
-
Instructor: Deane Swick
370655
Fee:
$784.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 11, 2020

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Enrollment Closed
-
Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Instructor: John Beach
370668
Fee:
$759.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 16, 2020
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Jan 9, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Thu Jan 16, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Thu Jan 23, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Thu Jan 30, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Thu Feb 6, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Thu Feb 13, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Thu Feb 20, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Thu Feb 27, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Thu Mar 5, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Thu Mar 12, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Thu Mar 19, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Future Offering (Opens February 03, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Instructor: Deane Swick
372910
Fee:
$784.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 04, 2020

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens February 03, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Monday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Instructor: John Beach
372736
Fee:
$759.00
See Details
Notes

No meeting May 25. Enrollment limited.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 06, 2020
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Mon Mar 30, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Mon Apr 6, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Mon Apr 13, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Mon Apr 20, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Mon Apr 27, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Mon May 4, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Mon May 11, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Mon May 18, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Mon May 25, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Mon Jun 1, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Mon Jun 8, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408

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