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Annabelle K Gould
ART 376
Seattle Campus

Typography

Explores how meaning, hierarchy, and legibility are affected by typographic contrast, organization, and composition. Prepares students to create dynamic compositions with type, understand how type is used as an image/conceptual visualization, understand the nuances/techniques involved in a professional typesetting, and develop vocabulary. Prerequisite: ART 209; ART 210.

Class description

Art 376 is a continuation of your studies in typography from Art 209. Students in this class will use typography to conceptualize and visualize complex bodies of information for a variety of communicative purposes. Projects this quarter will explore different formats with varied applications of type, image and color. Projects will also encourage students to develop a greater sensitivity to typographic details in order to create successful typographic messages.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Annabelle K Gould
Date: 09/22/2011