COMD1167 Type & Media, Fall2016

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COMD1167 Type & Media, Fall2016
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Communication Design
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Fall 2016
Course Description

This is a foundation course in typography with emphasis on using type for a multiple of industry related applications ranging 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 course was created by: Prof. Mary Brown

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