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
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Summer
In-Person
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Starting at $789.00
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.

Summer 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
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Format
 
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This section has no set meeting times.
Enrollment Closed
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Instructor: Deane Swick
387908
Fee:
$789.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 25, 2022
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Enrollment Closed
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Instructor: Grace Magnus
387125
Fee:
$789.00
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Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
Notes

Enrollment limited.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 25, 2022
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
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Discussion
Tue Jun 21, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Tue Jun 28, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Tue Jul 12, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Tue Jul 19, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Tue Jul 26, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Tue Aug 2, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Tue Aug 9, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Tue Aug 16, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Tue Aug 23, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Tue Aug 30, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Tue Sep 6, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113

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