Type Talk Discussion – Page Margins


A place where we talk about type

Discussion, comments, critiques, opinions on type Throughout  the semester  typographic works  related to projects and assignments will be posted. Students will comment in live synchronous class discussions to try and identify or answer questions related to posted content. Can also be assigned as homework assignments. This is part of class participation grade.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will reinforce the typographic principles of the course through observation and critiques  of current work examples in typographic industry.
  • Students will develop a sense of current typography trends and be able to discus them with relevant terminology


  • Go to this Pinterest Board
  • Select two examples of page margins one with larger margins and on with different margins.
  • Create a post named Lastname first name Page Margins
  • Give it categories “Student Post Type Talk” “Type Talk Discussion Activities”
  • Post images: named “lastname firstname_TT_margin. jpg”
  • Comment: Which do you feel works better in terms of legibility and layout

Due Date(s)

  • Due during class sessions or by  class meeting time as indicated.


  • Add assignment resources or readings
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