Typography II

DES 354

Course Description

DES 354: Typography II

The second course in a sequence on typography addressing more complex communication problems. An emphasis is placed on developing strong conceptual solutions and integrating text and image. Design, Art and Literary Theory is introduced and applied to the problem-solving process. Continued emphasis is placed on understanding design within a historical context. Projects to include large, multiple page formats, such as books, editorial design and annual reports. This course requires that students furnish a laptop computer that meets the departmental standards in terms of hardware and software (see departmental website for requirements). Open to non-majors who have prerequisites and consent of the instructor. Prerequisites: Formal acceptance into the third year of the graphic design program by Sophomore Portfolio Review