Description
Typographic Design
This class is an investigation of all things type related. Students will develop an eye for type and understand how to use it effectively in their design work. Topics include the principles of good typography, type terminology and history, font selection and pairing, letter, word and line spacing, typographic hierarchy, paragraphs and layout, character and paragraph styles, using a grid, trends in typography and the importance of type as the foundation of graphic design. Class projects cover a range of applications in print and digital media.
Details
Grading Basis
Official
Units
3
Offering
Course
GRDSGN 10201151
Academic Group
Associate Degree
Academic Organization
Applied Arts
Enrollment Requirements
Graphic Design/Web & Digital Prerequisites: Design Fundamentals, 10201102; Intro Computer Graphics, 10201181; and Survey of Design Communication, 10201137.
Visual Communication Prerequisite: Intro Computer Graphics, 10201181.