DESMA X 479.4B
Expand your typographic skills by exploring increasingly complex typographic systems, and solving design problems that demand conceptual and experimental approaches to accommodate multiple layers of information.
What you can learn.
- Develop an advanced understanding of typography through historical context as well as the contemporary application
- Understand and apply the proper technical approach to typography, as well as explore unconventional and expressive formats
- Produce design projects with original ideas and creative solutions, demonstrating technical skills learned
- Articulate in a professional and constructive manner in group critique
About this course:Explore the stylistic and expressive potential of typography as a critical element of graphic design solutions in this hands-on course. Students learn about word/image juxtaposition, eclectic stylization, and contemporary design trends. Substantive projects explore the compositional and semantic aspects of typography for portfolio application.
DESMA X 479.4A Typography or consent of instructor. Proficiency in InDesign or Illustrator.