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 2023

Taught By: Tamara Maletic

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.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Art, Media & Technology (PSAM)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 16

Add/Drop Deadline: February 5, 2023 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2023 (Sunday)

Seats Available: No

Status: Waitlist*

* 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: 9:38pm EST 12/3/2022

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday

Times: 7:00pm - 9:40pm

Building: Academic Entrance 63 Fifth Ave

Room: TBD

Date Range: 1/24/2023 - 5/15/2023

Typography and Visual Design

Fall 2022

Taught By: Tamara Maletic

Section: A

CRN: 9114

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.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Art, Media & Technology (PSAM)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: September 12, 2022 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: December 18, 2022 (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: 9:38pm EST 12/3/2022

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday

Times: 7:00pm - 9:40pm

Building: Academic Entrance 63 Fifth Ave

Room: 204

Date Range: 8/30/2022 - 12/6/2022