Studio Problems in Typography

Syllabus & General Course Materials

Typography Syllabus Fall 14

Course Schedule

Process Book Advice

Sample Grade Form

 

Assignments

Transforming Raw Text

Personal Report

Magazine Design

Currency Redesign

 

Lecture Slides

Too awesome(ly big) to upload to this site. You can find ‘em on the ArtX server.

 

Type Terms

Type Terms One

Type Terms Two

Type Terms Three

 

Useful Things

U&lc Guide to Mixing Typefaces

A nice article on The History of Letterpress Printing

 

Personal Reports

Feltron

 

Currency Design 

Bank Note World : A great collection of images to draw inspiration from.

Text on a One Dollar Bill

Security features @ Banknote Corporation of America

All about the new $100 bill, in circulation Fall 2013

New Money.gov

Nelson Mandela Banknotes

“Money Style” Photoshop portrait tutorial

Currency seal Illustrator tutorial

What would a redesigned U.S. dollar look like? (Slate)

 

Magazine Design

Magpile

Linefeed Magazine Cover Archive

A good article about the 2009 redesign of the New York Times Magazine

Society of Publication Designers

 

Even More Useful Things

Type Spec Sheet Example

Advice for Type Spec Sheet

Our textbook: Thinking With Type, by Ellen Lupton.

How to create tabs, hanging indents (flush & hung), etc. in InDesign

Grid Worksheet (thanks, Kevin Rau)

 

Resources on Combining Typefaces

U&lc Guide to Mixing Typefaces

H&FJ’s “Four Techniques for Combining Fonts”

FontShop’s “Combining Type With Helvetica”

… and even more tips and resources.

 

And One Necessary GIF

The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. See it for yourself:

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Print

 

What’s your type?