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PROFESSIONAL WORKSHOP IN TYPOGRAPHY & COMMUNICATION DESIGN

"I strive for two things in design: simplicity and clarity.
Great design is born of those two things."

- Lindon Leader

This typography course provides students with the theoretical and practical experiences of typography as a visual language and its application in visual communication design. Students will learn the history of type, anatomy, terminology, type classifications, principles of typography, typographic layout, type aesthetic and type choices consideration. The emphasis includes in-depth understanding on the role, purpose and function of typography.
 
The aim of this course is to provide participants with the understanding of how typographic elements such as letter structure, legibility, readability, tone of voices, type personality, characteristics, mood, selection of type choices, integration of other design elements and visual compositional relationships can create a visual impact in visual communication design today.  

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DURATION:

12

weeks

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TIME:

7pm - 10pm

once weekly

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COURSE FEE:

$1,300

(inclusive of GST
but not inclusive
1-time registration fee of $150)

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CERTIFICATE:

Attainment

in Typography & Communication Design

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Workshop Outline

This course comprises of the below essential skills for typography designer:

 

  • Type evolution and history

  • The graphic designers' layout grid

  • Typography as a visual language

  • Working within a given space and a body of information

  • How typography affects graphic design

  • Type anatomy, measurements, classifications, styles, weights

  • Type spaces (kerning, tracking, leading, etc)

  • Applying variations in layouts and identifying common mistakes

  • Creative research, how to get inspiring ideas and applying through Art Direction

  • Choosing the right photo or cropping the wrong photo

  • File Formats

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