Academic Catalog 2018–2019

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GRDE330 Typography I

[2–2, 3 cr.]

This studio course introduces students to the history and principles of typography. Through presentations, demonstrations and projects students will explore the fundamentals of Latin and Arabic typography. This course investigates the anatomy of letters, basics of type design, typographic terminology, history of type and printing, hierarchy of information and layout systems.

Prerequisites: GRDE240 Imaging Practices