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Typography 2: Structures
0.50 Credit(s)
Prerequisite: GDES 1B17 Typography 1 or GRPH 2A04 Typography 1: Letters and Words
and 3.0 first year studio and 1.0 first year liberal studies credits (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%)
In this course students will explore typographic structures, focusing on normative and conceptual principles. An in depth analysis is undertaken in this course that explores the letter relationship to the word, the word relationship to the line, lines in relationship to column and the way these elements activate a particular space. Students will be introduced to the basic principles of visual hierarchy and grid structures, as well as the syntactic, semantic and pragmatic qualities of typography.
Course was last updated August 7, 2012 - 1:49 PM