PSAM

3010

Typeface Design

Parsons School of Design: Art, Media & Technology

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Typeface Design

Spring 2019

Taught By: James Montalbano

Section: A

CRN: 3144

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 (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: 9:00pm 9/21/2018

Meeting Info:

Days: Thursday

Times: 3:50pm - 6:30pm

Building: 6 East 16th Street

Room: 602

Date Range: 1/24/2019 - 5/9/2019

Typeface Design

Spring 2019

Taught By: Faculty TBA

Section: B

CRN: 3615

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 (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:

Enrollment Status: Closed*

*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: 9:00pm 9/21/2018

Meeting Info:

Days: Friday

Times: 9:00am - 11:40am

Building: Parsons 2 W 13th

Room: 802

Date Range: 1/25/2019 - 5/10/2019