Advanced Typography

Course Description

An advanced course that emphasizes type as a communicative and aesthetic tool, and explores legibility and meaning through composition.


Quick Outline

100 Best Typefaces

Syntax

Type since 1984

Slide Shows

Syllabus

Exercises:

  1. 1.Syntax
    a. letter

  1. 2.Systems

Assignment:

Extras

100 Best Typefaces

Type Principles

My ways are many.

All mysterious.

I have said too much already.

— Sumner Stone


As we say in Berlin, there are many ways to bake a parrot.

— Erik Spiekermann

The Grid

Systems