Type Design and Experimental Typography - GDP 361

Students will learn the principles of designing fonts ready for print and screen. They transfer the manually developed typeface into true type font using professional software. Furthermore, this course will provide the opportunity to experiment with type and research various methods and techniques to serve a pragmatic purpose to express ideas using type. The students will also learn how to develop a visual identity system and how to combine type with signs and symbols. Prerequisites: GDP 317, GDP 322.