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2020-2021 Catalog
GRA 3192C: Type Communication

Course Description for Type Communication

GRA3192C: Type Communication
3

Description: This course explores the function and potential of typography in expanded design contexts. Students solve increasingly complex typographic problems using innovative design solutions that consider contemporary visual environments. They develop the necessary skills to design engaging reading experiences, from applying conventions of traditional typographic etiquette to experimenting with expressive typography and unconventional compositions. The course emphasizes the use of grids, information hierarchy, and comprehensive typographic systems to create effective layouts that enhance the communication of the message to the intended audience.