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2011-2012 University Catalogue
The University of the Arts
   
 
  Jan 19, 2018
 
 
    
2011-2012 University Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GDES 334 - Font Design Lab

3 credits
The emphasis of this course is on the design and production of an entire alphabet or limited set of letters to form distinct word picture as in a logotype. The work process seamlessly integrates hand and computer skills. Students rely on, expand, and also question existing conventions of the Roman alphabet. The course uses specialized type design software to make the new typefaces available in word processing or page layout environments. The course provides highly applicable professional skills.

Prerequisites GDES*203

Priority enrollment to Typography Minors