DMC 225 TYPOGRAPHY
This course studies the letterform as an essential element within the field of graphicand web design. This course will explore letterforms as communication, composition and expression. Areas explored include letterform anatomy, systems of measurement, types of letterforms (fonts) and how to use type effectively in design.
COURSE OBJECTIVES: DMC LEARNING OUTCOMES
Our students will•demonstrate an understanding of foundational principles of design, including color theory; typography; layout strategies and composition as they relate to digital media.•competently use a variety of software applications for digital print media.•utilize various applications in coding, animation, audio and video to develop and manage industry standard content in web environments.•critically evaluate visual and written communication by identifying their theoretical, aesthetic, historical and ethical assumptions and implications.
- Professor: Julianne Donovan