Jan 19, 2022  
2021-22 University Catalogue 
    
2021-22 University Catalogue

GDES 334 Digital Type Foundry



3 credits 90.0 hours
300 level undergraduate course

The emphasis of this course is on the design and production of an entire alphabet or limited set of letters to form distinct word picture as in a logotype. The work process seamlessly integrates hand and computer skills. Students rely on, expand, and also question existing conventions of the Roman alphabet. The course uses specialized type design software to make the new typefaces available in word processing or page layout environments. The course provides highly applicable professional skills.

Prerequisites GDES*203

This course is not repeatable for credit.