COMD1167 D154, Type and Media, Spring 2017

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COMD1167 D154, Type and Media, Spring 2017
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Communication Design
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Course Description

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.

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Font Identification and History

My group had found that the typeface was called Bodoni. The Bodoni font was designed by Giamattista Bodoni and Morris Fuller Benton in the late 18th century. Bodoni followed the ideas of John Baskerville, as found in the printing type […] See MoreFont Identification and History

Bodoni Typeface

The Bodoni typeface was founded by Giamattista Bodoni in 1790. Bodoni was inspired by the Baskerville typeface, the design of Bodoni reflected on how complex printing technology had become at that time. Over the decades, various […] See MoreBodoni Typeface

Garamond Identification

The Garamond was first designed by Claude Garamond in the early 1530-1533. The typeface was first used by Robert Estienne in a copy of the Manutius model. It became very popular because it was very easy to read through books and displays. […] See MoreGaramond Identification

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