Category Archives: Type Talk Discussion Activities

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Type Talk – Poetry Logos Discussion

Discussion, comments, critiques, opinions on type Throughout  the semester  typographic works  related to projects and assignments will be posted

Instructions

Logos done by Pentagram’s

Michael Bierut. for Poetry Magazine.

  • Do you think the overall concept works?
  • Which one or ones of these do you think works the best and why?
  • Comment below
  • Observe the variety way in which the typography is the concept, illustration,

Resources

http://www.typeroom.eu/article/pentagram-s-michael-bierut-poetry-foundation-s-new-typography

Type Talk Discussion – Helvetica

Overview

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

Instructions

  • “Helvetica” an award wining film on the typeface
  • Watch some of this film access through Kanopy at City Tech Library
  • Select one point of the film you found most interesting
  • Make a screen grab Named “lastname firstname_TT_Helv”.jpg
  • Create a new post named: lastname firstname_TT_Helvetica”
  • Give it categories “Student Post Type Talk” “Type Talk Discussion Activities”
  • Insert your image into post

https://citytech.kanopy.com/embed/2874826?v=20190405

  • Comment:

Due Date(s)

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

Resources

Type Talk Discussion – Typeroom.eu

Overview

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

Instructions

  • Select any example of typographic work from this site
  • https://www.typeroom.eu/
  • Paste link in comments below
  • Discuss why you selected the work

Due Date(s)

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

Resources

  • Add assignment resources or readings

Type Talk Discussion – Website

Overview

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

Instructions

  • Give critique of this web site.
    http://www.narrowdesign.com/
  • Comment below. Does it work in terms of functionality, typography design, information presentation and reaching target audience?

Due Date(s)

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

Resources

  • Add assignment resources or readings

Type Talk Discussion – Type In Motion

Overview

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

Instructions

  • Watch this video
  • Comment below: What type transitions or any specific actions you felt worked well.
  • Put time stamp of your selection in post

Due Date(s)

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

Resources

  • Add assignment resources or readings

Type Talk Discussion – Anja Kaiser Poster design

Overview

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

Instructions

  • Visit site, select one poster design
  • https://www.instagram.com/aeni.kaiser/
  • Create a post named “Lastname first name Kaiser”
  • Give it categories “Student Post Type Talk” “Type Talk Discussion Activities”
  • Post image: named “lastname firstname_TT_AK. jpg”
  • Comment: on which has the most dynamic use of typography and why

Due Date(s)

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

Resources

  • Add assignment resources or readings