Introduction to Typography (TYP101)

Day/Time:
Tuesday 19:10-21:00
Hours:
20
Prerequisite:
Basic knowledge of either Windows or Macintosh environments is recommended but not mandatory.
Location:
Tokyo (Maps & Directions)
Fees:
¥58,500

This course is not offered during Spring 2018. Request to be notified for future availability.

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Course Details

An in-depth look at typography (designing with fonts) for both beginners and experienced practitioners. This class is a working examination of Western typography including lectures on type history, type classification, and contemporary practice. Practical exercises, as well as in-class critiques will help broaden students' understanding of typography practically and critically The class will conduct projects to explore typographic styles, learn correct typesetting practices, and increase design acumen. It will host guest lectures by some of Japan's top graphic designers.

Special Note:

The class is Mac-based, but all techniques apply equally to either a Windows or Macintosh-based environment.

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