Studio Problems in Typography
Note: due to teaching a Quest III course, I am not teaching 342 during Spring Semester 2015. Therefore the information below pertains only to past (and probably future) instances of the course. If you are interested in information relating to 342 as it is offered during Spring 2015, please contact my colleague Kevin Rau (firstname.lastname@example.org) who is teaching 342 while I am elsewhere doing something completely different.
Fall 2014 (Old) Syllabus & General Course Materials
Too awesome(ly big) to upload to this site. You can find ‘em on the ArtX server.
A nice article on The History of Letterpress Printing
Bank Note World : A great collection of images to draw inspiration from.
Security features @ Banknote Corporation of America
All about the new $100 bill, in circulation Fall 2013
A good article about the 2009 redesign of the New York Times Magazine
Even More Useful Things
Our textbook: Thinking With Type, by Ellen Lupton.
Grid Worksheet (thanks, Kevin Rau)
Resources on Combining Typefaces
… and even more tips and resources.
And One Necessary GIF
The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. See it for yourself:
What’s your type?