Typografie 2

Johannes Lang
Design, Graphic Design
2021W, Übungen (UE), 2.0 ECTS, 2.0 semester hours, course number S03416

Description

the course is intended to be a an advanced basic introduction to typography. the winter semester will focus on micro typography and type-design. there will be lectures and presentations along several exercises throughout the semester.

the lectures will cover:

– terminology and anatomy of lettershapes
– analog and digital tools to build lettershapes and typefaces
– the history of typefaces and their formal development
– theory of the stroke (broad nib and pointed pen)
– the character set and micro typography
– the act of reading

Examination Modalities

attendance (if applicable) – assignements – exercises

Comments

The first lecture will be on Tuesday 5. October!

depending on the students this course will be in English!

Key Words

schrift, typographie, typo, typography, letters

Dates

05 October 2021, 14:00–17:00 Seminar Room 4
12 October 2021, 14:00–17:00 Seminar Room 4
09 November 2021, 14:00–17:00 Seminar Room 4
16 November 2021, 14:00–17:00 Seminar Room 4
23 November 2021, 14:00–17:00 Seminar Room 4
30 November 2021, 14:00–17:00 Seminar Room 4
07 December 2021, 14:00–17:00 Seminar Room 4
14 December 2021, 14:00–17:00 Seminar Room 4
11 January 2022, 14:00–17:00 Seminar Room 4
18 January 2022, 14:00–17:00 Seminar Room 4
25 January 2022, 14:00–17:00 Seminar Room 4

Course Enrolment

From 14 September 2021, 11:15 to 05 October 2021, 11:15
Via online registration

co-registration: possible

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