PSAM

5160

Typography and Visual Design

Parsons School of Design: Art, Media & Technology

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Graduate Course

Degree Students

Typography and Visual Design

Spring 2020

Taught By: William Bevington

Section: A

CRN: 2916

Credits: 3

Typography is language made visible. This course introduces students to the history and current practice of type in various areas of communication design. 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. Students 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.Open to: All university graduate degree students. Some seats have been reserved for data Visualization students.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Art, Media & Technology (PSAM)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 15

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: 2:36pm 8/25/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday

Times: 7:00pm - 9:40pm

Building: TBD

Room: TBD

Date Range: 1/27/2020 - 5/11/2020

Typography and Visual Design

Spring 2020

Taught By: Benjamin Fehrman-Lee

Section: B

CRN: 6552

Credits: 3

Typography is language made visible. This course introduces students to the history and current practice of type in various areas of communication design. 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. Students 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.Open to: All university graduate degree students. Some seats have been reserved for data Visualization students.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Art, Media & Technology (PSAM)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 15

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: 2:36pm 8/25/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday

Times: 7:00pm - 9:40pm

Building: TBD

Room: TBD

Date Range: 1/27/2020 - 5/11/2020

Typography and Visual Design

Fall 2019

Taught By: Lucille Tenazas

Section: A

CRN: 3341

Credits: 3

Typography is language made visible. This course introduces students to the history and current practice of type in various areas of communication design. 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. Students 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.Open to: All university graduate degree students. Some seats have been reserved for data Visualization students.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Art, Media & Technology (PSAM)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 16

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: 2:36pm 8/25/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Thursday

Times: 4:00pm - 6:40pm

Building: Parsons 2 W 13th

Room: 1011

Date Range: 8/29/2019 - 12/12/2019