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ART: GRAPHIC DESIGN

GDES-210
Typography I: Visible Language for Publications and Media (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Students explore creative, historical, theoretical, and applied principles of type. Through creative projects and exercises, students also explore the communicational impact of choosing typefaces, the expressive possibilities of type in static and kinetic media, as well as the foundations for hierarchy and composition for publication design. Students develop skills to enhance, clarify, and support meaning and the accessibility of typographic content. Combines creative studio practice with supporting readings, lectures, and software training. Usually offered every term.