COMD1127 Type & Media, FA2018

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COMD1127 Type & Media, FA2018
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Professor(s)
Department
Communication Design
Course Code
COMD1127
Semester / Year
Fall 2018
Course Description

“The Shape of Language”

This is a foundation course in typography with emphasis on using type for a range of industry related applications from print to interactive. Students will be introduced to principles of type design and terminology including: variations of type structure, anatomy, font usage, grid, leading, kerning, tracking and alignment. Students will learn industry standard software such as InDesign on the Macintosh operating system.

This class is also part of a learning community focused an engaging and lively exploration that unites the structure of words and the meanings behind them. Students investigate the historic evolution of the written word and the nuanced details that have come to form the basis for excellence in typographic design. This course collaboration inspires students to find the right words to express their thoughts and communicate them with clarity and beauty.

Faculty: Sarah Schmerler (ENG1101) & M. Genevieve Hitchings (COMD1127)

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Type Journal 05 & 06

Please post the link to your ePortfolio of your Type Journal entries #5 and #6 in a comment on this page. See MoreType Journal 05 & 06

Journal Homework

https://openlab.citytech.cuny.edu/jwang-eportfolio/ See MoreJournal Homework

Type Journal 03

Please post the link to your ePortfolio of your Type Journal entry about the typography in your […] See MoreType Journal 03

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