September 15, 2022
ARTS610 // Principles of Typography
The final project in this course is for students to create a publication design. This can be a printed piece or a digital piece (although in Spring 2020 we focused on digital work because of the pandemic). Students were able to envision whatever kind of publication design they wanted (a magazine, a ‘zine, a commercial piece, something for a non-profit, a book, or something experimental. The focus needed to be on the typography, and had to be for a specific audience.
This project helps students to focus on working with large amounts of text, thinking about designs in a sequence of pages or screens, and thinking about type and design as a system of parts and pieces that is experienced over time.
The following examples come from three separate semesters.