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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Classroom
Online
Starting at $759.00
10 weeks
4.0 Credits

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.
Suggested Prerequisites

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.

Available
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Instructor: Deane Swick
363099
Fee:
$784.00
42 days left. Enroll by Sep 25, 2018
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Notes

Enrollment limited. No refund after October 1.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 1, 2018

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

Available
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Tuesday 6:30PM - 10:00PM
Instructor: Grace Magnus
362880
Fee:
$759.00
49 days left. Enroll by Oct 2, 2018
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Notes

Enrollment limited. No refund after October 2.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 2, 2018
Course Requirements
Book: Thinking with Type by Ellen Lupton
Schedule
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Location
Discussion
Tue Oct 2, 2018
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Tue Oct 9, 2018
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Tue Oct 16, 2018
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Tue Oct 23, 2018
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Tue Oct 30, 2018
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Tue Nov 6, 2018
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Tue Nov 13, 2018
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Tue Nov 20, 2018
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Tue Nov 27, 2018
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Tue Dec 4, 2018
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408

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