Typography 1

This course acts as an introduction to the art of typography, its language and terminology. The course will focus on developing in the student a practical yet inspired application of typography as an essential element of visual communication. The student will have an opportunity to explore some basic principles of typography as they apply to legibility, readability, visual compatibility and communication. Introductory assignments will be hand-rendered in order to give the student a better understanding and appreciation of the various type forms and their subtle differences.