Basic Typography Skills (One-day Workshop) (TYP001-SP)

This course has been canceled for this semester.

Sunday 10:00-16:30
Louise Rouse
Basic knowledge of either Windows or Macintosh environments is recommended but not mandatory.
Tokyo (Maps & Directions)
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An in-depth look at typography (designing with fonts) for both beginners and experienced practitioners. This workshop 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.

Special Note:

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


Louise Rouse

Louise Rouse is a book artist, printmaker and art director living in Tokyo. She is a graduate of Tama Art University (MFA Graphic Department), and the University of the West of England (BFA Illustration). She has art directed for Housing Japan, ACCJ Journal, Highlighting Japan and designed for Metropolis and Dream Theater magazines. Recently she provided interior branding and hand painted signage for Lewis Leathers flagship store in Harajuku.

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