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2020-2021 Catalog
GRA 2208C: Type Visualization

Course Description for Type Visualization

GRA2208C: Type Visualization
3
Prerequisite:  ART1201C, ART1300C and ART1600C
Description: This course introduces students to typographic form and function. It focuses on type anatomy and classification, presents principles of effective typography, and considers type design in historical contexts as well as contemporary practice. Students examine typographic construction through hand-drawn studies and practice composition using digital manipulation, beginning with the interrelationship of letters and expanding to the spatial organization of a page. Projects emphasize both practical applications and expressive explorations of type.