PSAM

3010

Typeface Design

Parsons School of Design: Art, Media & Technology

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Typeface Design

Spring 2020

Taught By: Faculty TBA

Section: A

CRN: 2852

Credits: 3

Designing typefaces is an art and a skill that marks the difference between an expert and an amateur typographic designer. This course gives students a general overview of the history of type design and an introduction to current methods and tools. Students will design letterforms, carefully convert them to digital form, and compose them into working digital fonts.Open to: Bachelors degree in Communication Design majors and Communication Design minors, juniors and seniors only; others by permission of the program. Pre-requisite(s): PUCD 2025 Core Studio Typography, or PSAM 1070 Typography and Visual Design or PACD 1100 Core 1: Typography, or (PAGD 1140 Digital Layout + PAGD 1060 Typography 1.).

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Art, Media & Technology (PSAM)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Max Enrollment: 18

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five 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: 1:16pm 10/16/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Thursday

Times: 4:00pm - 6:40pm

Building: TBD

Room: TBD

Date Range: 1/23/2020 - 5/7/2020