ART120: Introduction to Typography

Due Tuesday, December 4

Class Documents

August

September

October

November

December

Sunday

1
2

Monday

Tuesday

21

Introductions:
Review Syllabus, Supply List, Project Sheet, Rubric and Class Web Site

28

Lecture: The Role and History of Typography

Wednesday

Thursday

23

Due: 3 Found Type Book concepts

30

Demo: Photoshop Retouching & InDesign file set-up

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

2
3
4
5
6

Monday

Tuesday

4

Lecture: Paper, Printing, & Binding

Demo: Finalizing files and preparing for output

11

Due: Found Type Book

Project 2: Review  Project Sheet, Rubric, and samples

18

Due: Brochure content

Lecture: Shaping the Page and Using a Grid

25

Due: 3 Type Specimens

Wednesday

Thursday

6

Lecture: Anatomy & Rules of Typography

Studio: Found Type Book

13

Studio: Gathering content

20

Lecture: Choosing & Pairing Typefaces

27

Lecture: Creating Texture & Heirarchy

Exercise: Kerning, Spacing & Indents

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

7
8
9
10
11

Monday

Tuesday

2

Individual Review: Smithsonian Brochure

9

Small Group Review: Smithsonian Brochure

16

Individual Review: Smithsonian Brochure

23

Pre-critique: Smithsonian Brochure

Project 3: Review the Project Sheet, Rubric, and samples

30

Due: Smithsonian Brochure & magazine content

Studio: Publication; page size, grid, and type selection

Wednesday

Thursday

4

Studio: Smithsonian Brochure

11

Small Group Review: Smithsonian Brochure

18

No Class

25

Studio: Gather content for the Publication Design project

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

11
12
13
14
15

Monday

Tuesday

6

Election Day:
 
No Class

13

Individual Review: Publication Design

20

QUIZ!
Typographic Terminology

27

Small Group Review: Publication Design

Wednesday

Thursday

1

Studio: Publication Design: page size, grid, and type selection

8

Due: Content, page size, grid, and type selection

Class Exercise: Style Sheets; Justification

15

Studio: Publication Design

22

No Class: Thanksgiving Day

29

Small Group Review: Publication Design

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

15
16

9

Final Project Due:
Turn in your projects according to the specifications from the project sheet.

Monday

Tuesday

4

Pre-critique:
Publication Design

Wednesday

Thursday

6

Studio:
Refine your final publication pages

Friday

Saturday

ART120: Timeline

1: found type book

2: brochure

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2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

3: publication

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11

12

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