February 1, 2017

Class

  1. Review, Practical Typography
  2. Discussion, Graphic Design & the Making of Meaning, how art and type intersect
  3. Guided Practice, Effective Typography
  4. Independent Practice, Sketching Logos: Part 3

Homework

Traditional Art in Contemporary Design
1. Reading & Response

Typographic Hierarchies
1. Project

February 6, 2017

Class

  1. Review & Discussion, Traditional Art in Contemporary Design
  2. Intro, Creating a Font
  3. Independent Practice, Typographic Hierarchies
  4. Group Discussion & Review
  5. Intro, Visual Language & Communication

Homework

February 8, 2017

Class

  1. Review & Discussion, “Helvetica” and Font Design
  2. Overview & Guided Practice on Font Design
  3. Independent Practice, Font Design
  4. Group Review & Q/A

Homework

Design Dictionary
1. Reading & Response

Font Design
1. Project Continuation

February 13, 2017

Class

  1. Review & Discussion, Design Dictionary
  2. Studio Workshop Session, Font Design
  3. Group Review & Q/A

Homework

Raster vs. Vector
1. Reading & Response

Font Design
1. Project Continuation

February 15, 2017

Class

Custom Fonts due at end of class

  1. Review & Discussion, Raster vs. Vector
  2. Studio Workshop Session, Font Design
  3. Group Review & Q/A

Homework

The Artists Series: David Carson
1. Short Film & Response

Font Design
1. Project Continuation

February 22, 2017

Class

Custom Fonts delivered to students

  1. Review & Discussion, David Carson & Style Eras
  2. Discussion, Posters & Display Methods
  3. Studio Workshop Session, Font Display Poster
  4. Group Review & Q/A

Homework

Engaging in Critiques
1. Reading & Response

Font Display Poster
1. Project Continuation

February 27, 2017

Class

  1. Review & Discussion, Engaging in Critiques
  2. Studio Workshop Session, Font Display Poster
  3. Group Review & Q/A

Homework

The Artist Series: Paula Scher
1. Short Film & Response

Font Display Poster
1. Project Continuation