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87443 VC Project: Typography in Context

6cp
Requisite(s): 87441 VC Project: Contexts of Visual Communication OR 87731 VC Design Studio: Narrative, Form and Time

Undergraduate

Description

This subject expands upon typographic principles introduced in previous subjects. Students are required to undertake or develop: empirical research on reading habits; critical analysis of written texts; an understanding of grid structures and visual hierarchy; a highly refined awareness of typographic detailing leading to the processing and execution of sophisticated typography and print design. Topics covered include legibility, readability, communication-interface and navigation systems in print design. Computer lab practice in relevant software develops the essential skills in synthesis of typography and images required for later subjects.

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Autumn session, City campus


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