Advanced Typography

VCD 301
Description: Having explored the history and basic use of letterforms, you can now delve deeper into various aspects of the written word, typography, and its relation to imagery. In this course you will approach design solutions using solely typographic form and together with images. From font usage, to paragraph and page structure, students explore how typographic form interacts with literary content, and how the current critical milieu influences typographic thinking. Specific technical and/or aesthetic considerations necessary in composing type for digital delivery are considered, and students will also try their hand at digital font design.

Prerequisite: Complete VCD-270
Credits: 3

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