type 1

sophomore studio

In the first of four typography studios for students in the graphic design program, the principles of typography are presented by examining letterform anatomy & construction, type composition and the history of typography.  Letterform construction, the setting of letters into words, and the composition of text will be explored through a series of studio projects.  In class and online tutorials will provide basic instruction in using traditional and current tools and methods.  Digital font management will be addressed.  Students will develop a basic understanding of typography, its anatomy, history, use and characteristics.


Neutra Type Specimen Book

Tori Wheeler ’17 | behance.net/toriwheeler  |  Emmy Rice, assistant professor


Serifa Type Specimen Book

Kristen Ashton ’17 | behance.net/kashton |  Emmy Rice, assistant professor


Typographic Metaphor

Tori Wheeler ’17 | behance.net/toriwheeler | Emmy Rice, assistant professor