Typography 1

Course Code: DESN 100

Academic Year: 2017-2018

This Macintosh-lab based course introduces students to the craft of typography through the study of professional typographic vocabulary and definitions; a brief history of type; font management and the fundamental elements of classification and type identification; an introduction to typesetting (selection, size and spacing), kerning, tracking, leading and hierarchy; and the awareness of, and corrections for, common type errors.