PSAM
1070

Communication Design Foundations: Typography

Parsons School of Design: School of Art, Media, and Tech

Non-Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Degree Students
CD Foundations: Typography
Fall 2023
Taught By: Edward Baumgarten
Section: B

CRN: 2104

Credits: 3

Typography is language made visible. In this course, students will be introduced to the history and current practice of type in all areas of communication design: from the simplest publication to the most advanced screen-based interactive media. Students will learn to see, understand, and manipulate the visual aspect of language as a powerful communicative tool. This class will teach students an understanding of the properties of typefaces, their context and how typography helps readers read and navigate a text. The class will investigate letterform structure and type classification systems, typographic terminology, history of type and printing, principles of spacing, use of typographic contrast in composition, legibility, hierarchy, and typographic form as a tool for expression and communication.

Note: this course was previously offered under the title Typography and Visual Design. Open to: All university undergraduate degree students, except Communication Design majors.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: School of Art, Media, and Tech (AMT)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 15

Add/Drop Deadline: September 11, 2023 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 19, 2023 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 11:08pm EST 2/22/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Tuesday
Times: 9:00am - 11:40am
Building: 66 5th Ave
Room: 716
Date Range: 8/29/2023 - 12/5/2023
Days: TBD
Times: TBD
Building: TBD
Room: TBD
Date Range: 12/6/2023 - 12/12/2023
CD Foundations: Typography
Fall 2023
Taught By: Steven Kennedy
Section: E

CRN: 3340

Credits: 3

Typography is language made visible. In this course, students will be introduced to the history and current practice of type in all areas of communication design: from the simplest publication to the most advanced screen-based interactive media. Students will learn to see, understand, and manipulate the visual aspect of language as a powerful communicative tool. This class will teach students an understanding of the properties of typefaces, their context and how typography helps readers read and navigate a text. The class will investigate letterform structure and type classification systems, typographic terminology, history of type and printing, principles of spacing, use of typographic contrast in composition, legibility, hierarchy, and typographic form as a tool for expression and communication.

Note: this course was previously offered under the title Typography and Visual Design. Open to: All university undergraduate degree students, except Communication Design majors.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: School of Art, Media, and Tech (AMT)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 15

Add/Drop Deadline: September 11, 2023 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 19, 2023 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 11:08pm EST 2/22/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Tuesday
Times: 7:00pm - 9:40pm
Building: Parsons 2 W 13th
Room: 1011
Date Range: 8/29/2023 - 12/5/2023
Days: TBD
Times: TBD
Building: TBD
Room: TBD
Date Range: 12/6/2023 - 12/12/2023
CD Foundations: Typography
Fall 2023
Taught By: Edward Baumgarten
Section: A

CRN: 2103

Credits: 3

Typography is language made visible. In this course, students will be introduced to the history and current practice of type in all areas of communication design: from the simplest publication to the most advanced screen-based interactive media. Students will learn to see, understand, and manipulate the visual aspect of language as a powerful communicative tool. This class will teach students an understanding of the properties of typefaces, their context and how typography helps readers read and navigate a text. The class will investigate letterform structure and type classification systems, typographic terminology, history of type and printing, principles of spacing, use of typographic contrast in composition, legibility, hierarchy, and typographic form as a tool for expression and communication.

Note: this course was previously offered under the title Typography and Visual Design. Open to: All university undergraduate degree students, except Communication Design majors.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: School of Art, Media, and Tech (AMT)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 15

Add/Drop Deadline: September 11, 2023 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 19, 2023 (Sunday)

Seats Available: No

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 11:08pm EST 2/22/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Monday
Times: 7:00pm - 9:40pm
Building: Academic Entrance 63 Fifth Ave
Room: 205
Date Range: 8/28/2023 - 12/11/2023
CD Foundations: Typography
Fall 2023
Taught By: Alexa Nosal
Section: C

CRN: 2900

Credits: 3

Typography is language made visible. In this course, students will be introduced to the history and current practice of type in all areas of communication design: from the simplest publication to the most advanced screen-based interactive media. Students will learn to see, understand, and manipulate the visual aspect of language as a powerful communicative tool. This class will teach students an understanding of the properties of typefaces, their context and how typography helps readers read and navigate a text. The class will investigate letterform structure and type classification systems, typographic terminology, history of type and printing, principles of spacing, use of typographic contrast in composition, legibility, hierarchy, and typographic form as a tool for expression and communication.

Note: this course was previously offered under the title Typography and Visual Design. Open to: All university undergraduate degree students, except Communication Design majors.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: School of Art, Media, and Tech (AMT)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 15

Add/Drop Deadline: September 11, 2023 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 19, 2023 (Sunday)

Seats Available: No

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 11:08pm EST 2/22/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Tuesday
Times: 12:10pm - 2:50pm
Building: Parsons 2 W 13th
Room: 905
Date Range: 8/29/2023 - 12/5/2023
Days: TBD
Times: TBD
Building: TBD
Room: TBD
Date Range: 12/6/2023 - 12/12/2023
CD Foundations: Typography
Fall 2023
Taught By: Steven Kennedy
Section: D

CRN: 3130

Credits: 3

Typography is language made visible. In this course, students will be introduced to the history and current practice of type in all areas of communication design: from the simplest publication to the most advanced screen-based interactive media. Students will learn to see, understand, and manipulate the visual aspect of language as a powerful communicative tool. This class will teach students an understanding of the properties of typefaces, their context and how typography helps readers read and navigate a text. The class will investigate letterform structure and type classification systems, typographic terminology, history of type and printing, principles of spacing, use of typographic contrast in composition, legibility, hierarchy, and typographic form as a tool for expression and communication.

Note: this course was previously offered under the title Typography and Visual Design. Open to: All university undergraduate degree students, except Communication Design majors.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: School of Art, Media, and Tech (AMT)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 15

Add/Drop Deadline: September 11, 2023 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 19, 2023 (Sunday)

Seats Available: No

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 11:08pm EST 2/22/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Monday
Times: 12:10pm - 2:50pm
Building: Academic Entrance 63 Fifth Ave
Room: 622
Date Range: 8/28/2023 - 12/11/2023
CD Foundations: Typography
Fall 2023
Taught By: Alexa Nosal
Section: F

CRN: 7803

Credits: 3

Typography is language made visible. In this course, students will be introduced to the history and current practice of type in all areas of communication design: from the simplest publication to the most advanced screen-based interactive media. Students will learn to see, understand, and manipulate the visual aspect of language as a powerful communicative tool. This class will teach students an understanding of the properties of typefaces, their context and how typography helps readers read and navigate a text. The class will investigate letterform structure and type classification systems, typographic terminology, history of type and printing, principles of spacing, use of typographic contrast in composition, legibility, hierarchy, and typographic form as a tool for expression and communication.

Note: this course was previously offered under the title Typography and Visual Design. Open to: All university undergraduate degree students, except Communication Design majors.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: School of Art, Media, and Tech (AMT)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 15

Add/Drop Deadline: September 11, 2023 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 19, 2023 (Sunday)

Seats Available: No

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 11:08pm EST 2/22/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Tuesday
Times: 9:00am - 11:40am
Building: 66 5th Ave
Room: 709
Date Range: 8/29/2023 - 12/5/2023
Days: TBD
Times: TBD
Building: TBD
Room: TBD
Date Range: 12/6/2023 - 12/12/2023
CD Foundations: Typography
Spring 2024
Taught By: Alexa Nosal
Section: A

CRN: 1976

Credits: 3

Typography is language made visible. In this course, students will be introduced to the history and current practice of type in all areas of communication design: from the simplest publication to the most advanced screen-based interactive media. Students will learn to see, understand, and manipulate the visual aspect of language as a powerful communicative tool. This class will teach students an understanding of the properties of typefaces, their context and how typography helps readers read and navigate a text. The class will investigate letterform structure and type classification systems, typographic terminology, history of type and printing, principles of spacing, use of typographic contrast in composition, legibility, hierarchy, and typographic form as a tool for expression and communication.

Note: this course was previously offered under the title Typography and Visual Design. Open to: All university undergraduate degree students, except Communication Design majors.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: School of Art, Media, and Tech (AMT)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 15

Add/Drop Deadline: February 4, 2024 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2024 (Tuesday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 11:08pm EST 2/22/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Wednesday
Times: 12:10pm - 2:50pm
Building: Parsons 2 W 13th
Room: 501
Date Range: 1/24/2024 - 5/8/2024
CD Foundations: Typography
Spring 2024
Taught By: Alexa Nosal
Section: B

CRN: 1977

Credits: 3

Typography is language made visible. In this course, students will be introduced to the history and current practice of type in all areas of communication design: from the simplest publication to the most advanced screen-based interactive media. Students will learn to see, understand, and manipulate the visual aspect of language as a powerful communicative tool. This class will teach students an understanding of the properties of typefaces, their context and how typography helps readers read and navigate a text. The class will investigate letterform structure and type classification systems, typographic terminology, history of type and printing, principles of spacing, use of typographic contrast in composition, legibility, hierarchy, and typographic form as a tool for expression and communication.

Note: this course was previously offered under the title Typography and Visual Design. Open to: All university undergraduate degree students, except Communication Design majors.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: School of Art, Media, and Tech (AMT)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 15

Add/Drop Deadline: February 4, 2024 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2024 (Tuesday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 11:08pm EST 2/22/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Wednesday
Times: 9:00am - 11:40am
Building: Academic Entrance 63 Fifth Ave
Room: 200
Date Range: 1/24/2024 - 5/8/2024
CD Foundations: Typography
Spring 2024
Taught By: Edward Baumgarten
Section: C

CRN: 1988

Credits: 3

Typography is language made visible. In this course, students will be introduced to the history and current practice of type in all areas of communication design: from the simplest publication to the most advanced screen-based interactive media. Students will learn to see, understand, and manipulate the visual aspect of language as a powerful communicative tool. This class will teach students an understanding of the properties of typefaces, their context and how typography helps readers read and navigate a text. The class will investigate letterform structure and type classification systems, typographic terminology, history of type and printing, principles of spacing, use of typographic contrast in composition, legibility, hierarchy, and typographic form as a tool for expression and communication.

Note: this course was previously offered under the title Typography and Visual Design. Open to: All university undergraduate degree students, except Communication Design majors.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: School of Art, Media, and Tech (AMT)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 15

Add/Drop Deadline: February 4, 2024 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2024 (Tuesday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 11:08pm EST 2/22/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Tuesday
Times: 9:00am - 11:40am
Building: Parsons 2 W 13th
Room: 502
Date Range: 1/23/2024 - 5/7/2024
CD Foundations: Typography
Spring 2024
Taught By: Edward Baumgarten
Section: D

CRN: 7033

Credits: 3

Typography is language made visible. In this course, students will be introduced to the history and current practice of type in all areas of communication design: from the simplest publication to the most advanced screen-based interactive media. Students will learn to see, understand, and manipulate the visual aspect of language as a powerful communicative tool. This class will teach students an understanding of the properties of typefaces, their context and how typography helps readers read and navigate a text. The class will investigate letterform structure and type classification systems, typographic terminology, history of type and printing, principles of spacing, use of typographic contrast in composition, legibility, hierarchy, and typographic form as a tool for expression and communication.

Note: this course was previously offered under the title Typography and Visual Design. Open to: All university undergraduate degree students, except Communication Design majors.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: School of Art, Media, and Tech (AMT)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 15

Add/Drop Deadline: February 4, 2024 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2024 (Tuesday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 11:08pm EST 2/22/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Monday
Times: 7:00pm - 9:40pm
Building: Parsons 2 W 13th
Room: 502
Date Range: 1/22/2024 - 5/13/2024