Visual Design: Second Level

This week's notes:

310.01: Preliminaries and Choosing Type

NOTES WNM Grading and Participation Guidelines General Class Guidelines (including NonLatin typefaces) Preliminary Presentation Detailed Type Classifications SMALL TYPE SPECIMENS Adobe Type Emigre Type Hoefler Type Library and Freetype Resources available here.

This week's assignment:

310.01: Editorial Piece, Part One

This is a three-session project designed to exercise your content-generation, type and composition skills for interactivity. Appetizer Bring in three real world examples of design you really, really love. Bring in three examples of design you HATE. These can just be JPGs. Entree Base your project on something you find fascinating. This project seems to turn out best…

WEEKIN CLASSWHAT'S DUE
01Prelims, Intro to Type
02Critique
Type History & Classification
Editorial, Part 1
03Critique
Talk: Typesetting 1
Editorial, Part 2
04Critique
Talk: Branding
Editorial, Part 3
Midterm Ideation
05Critique
Talk: Brand Guidelines
Midterm, Part 1
06Critique
Talk: Color
Midterm, Part 2
07Critique
Talk: More Typesetting
Midterm, Part 3
08Workshop/One-on-One
Talk: Presenting
Midterm, Part 4
09Midterm PresentationMidterm Presentation
Final, Part 1
10Critique
Talk: Type for the Web
Final, Part 2
11Critique
Talk: Iconography
Final, Part 3
12Critique
Talk: Three Pillars
Final, Part 4
13Critique
Talk: Image Resources
Final, Part 5
14Workshop/One-on-OneFinal, Part 6
15Final PresentationFinal Presentation