This is a foundation course in typography with an emphasis on using type for a multiple of industry related applications ranging from print to interactive.

Welcome to Type & Media

Hello everyone, and welcome to the Spring semester of Type & Media,  COMD1167, section D146. This is your class website and part of your required reading.  Here you will find loads of resources to help you get through the course. As often as I find interesting materials that will supplement and enhance your learning, I will update this site with them.  Sometimes you will find a recap from the day’s lesson. If I find no is utilizing the info, I will stop posting it. Therefore, you should plan to check in here before and after each class—especially to get updates to homework assignments. It is your responsibility to keep up with the information that is posted, and your participation on this site will contribute to the your final grade. So, remember to post and comment when assigned to do so, and as often as possible to keep the discussion going. You contribution will make the site more interesting and worthwhile to everyone.

Let’s get started! In the comments below, share some of the things you are looking forward to learning in this class.


  1. Gianna JImenez

    Looking forward to furthering my knowledge of Type and Media, as well as my knowledge of InDesign. I am also looking forward to making a Type Manual and a Chapbook.

  2. Waajid

    I look forward to learning how to use different elements of type and media to create different types of visuals.

  3. Ashley Carrasco

    I’m looking forward to learn and develop skills in order to further my knowledge of Type and media through the semester.

  4. Brian Gaston

    Im looking forward to use the knowledge i gain from this class to further my skills when it comes to art and design itself. I also hope that this class will also deepen my interest for design/photoshop.

    • Prof. Mary Brown

      We won’t learn Photoshop in this course but you will improve your design skills and learn to use Adobe InDesign.

  5. David A Perez

    I look forward to gaining a new love for typographical design, and use my skills to make beautiful artwork.

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