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
Remote
Online
In-Person
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.
Prerequisites
DESMA X 479.6A Design Fundamentals and DESMA X 481.99Z InDesign.

Winter 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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This section has no set meeting times.
Enrollment Closed
See Details
Instructor: Grace Magnus
384022
Fee:
$759.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 10, 2022
-
Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Enrollment Closed
See Details
Instructor: John Beach
383970
Fee:
$759.00
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Location: Online
Notes

Enrollment limited.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 11, 2022
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Jan 4, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jan 11, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jan 18, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jan 25, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Feb 1, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Feb 8, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Feb 15, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Feb 22, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Mar 1, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Mar 8, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Mar 15, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

Spring 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Future Offering (Opens January 31, 2022 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Grace Magnus
385626
Fee:
$759.00
Onlineformat icon
Notes

Enrollment limited.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 02, 2022
-
Monday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens January 31, 2022 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: John Beach
385625
Fee:
$759.00
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Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
Notes

Enrollment limited.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 04, 2022
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Mon Mar 28, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Lecture
Mon Apr 4, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Lecture
Mon Apr 11, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Lecture
Mon Apr 18, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Lecture
Mon Apr 25, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Lecture
Mon May 2, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Lecture
Mon May 9, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Lecture
Mon May 16, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Lecture
Mon May 23, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Lecture
Mon May 30, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Lecture
Mon Jun 6, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113

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