Platt Typography

Typography is the art and technique of arranging type, type design, and modifying type glyphs.

Type glyphs are created and modified using a variety of illustration  techniques. The arrangement of type involves the selection of typefaces, point size, line length, leading (line spacing), adjusting the spaces between groups of letters (tracking) and adjusting the space between pairs of letters (kerning.)

This course acquaints students with an introduction to In-Design and it’s basic functions (particularly for use in typography) and type terminology as it pertains to Graphic Design. Visual appeal, kerning, leading and form. Using type in practical applications pertaining to ad layout and designing combination marks and logos.


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