Communication Design Studio: Typeface Design

Parsons School of Design: Art, Media & Technology

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

CD Studio: Typeface Design

Spring 2021

Taught By: Lynne Yun

Section: A

CRN: 2852

Credits: 3

Typeface design is unique and important skill that profoundly affects visible language. The drawing of letterforms intersects with the history of graphic design and technology and affects every aspect of design practice from branding and editorial design to motion and interaction design. This course gives students an overview of the historic context of type design and an introduction to current methods from calligraphy to parametric type. Students will apply their knowledge to design an original typeface.

Open to: Bachelors degree in Communication Design majors and Communication Design minors, juniors and seniors only. Pre-requisite(s): PUCD 2025 Core 1: Typography Studio, or PSAM 1070 CD Foundations: Typography, 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: Online (DL)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Max Enrollment: 20

Add/Drop Deadline: February 1, 2021 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 13, 2021 (Tuesday)

Seats Available: No

Status: Closed*

* 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: 11:40am 1/20/2021 EST

Meeting Info:

Days: Wednesday

Times: 4:00pm - 6:40pm

Building: Online Course

Date Range: 1/20/2021 - 5/5/2021