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ART 239 Overview

This is an introduction to the fundamental principles of typography, where type is regarded as an image that serves a variety of communicative purposes. Emphasis is placed on exploring issues of form and meaning, hierarchy, legibility and readability, structure and composition, and the design process. While typography is a highly focused branch of communication design, this introduction to type as image serves to open a path for students to study all facets of graphic design, digital media and photography in subsequent courses. Students will use both traditional materials and design tools as well as computers. Lab Fee Required.

  • 3.00 Credits
  • ART

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DS:Typography and Image - 2020 Fall ART239

Stritch.DescriptionLabel: This is an introduction to the fundamental principles of typography, where type is regarded as an image that serves a variety of communicative purposes. Emphasis is placed on exploring issues of form and meaning, hierarchy, legibility and readability, structure and composition, and the design process. While typography is a highly focused branch of communication design, this introduction to type as image serves to open a path for students to study all facets of graphic design, digital media and photography in subsequent courses. Students will use both traditional materials and design tools as well as computers.

Course Code:
ART 239 A

8/24/2020 - 12/13/2020

Hybrid

Main Campus