Type design is a craft that requires training and practice. Some newcomers choose to grow up in public, sharing their half-baked first attempts with the entire internet. Others do it differently: they develop their skills away from the public forums, then impress with a series of mature, quality fonts — which in the long run may be more rewarding. Our interviewee this month has followed such a path.
Read the rest of the interview here
Then post a response to your blog by Tuesday April 30th.
Read the following article for a better understanding of how to use color in your designs.
Reading Assignment: Graphic Design The New Basics
Read the chapter Figure/Ground: p84-100.
Post a photographic response to the reading to your blog (1-3 photos).
Due: Tuesday Feb 12th.
Reading from your text: Graphic Design The New Basics.
Read the chapter on Texture (pages 52-69).
Reading response: 1-2 paragraphs.
Posted to your blog by Tue. Feb. 5th
Read – Norman Potter, “Is a designer an artist?”
Read – Eames, “What is Design?”
Post a 2 paragraph reading response to your blog before class begins. (One paragraph for each article)
* Due on Tue. . 29th
* Posted on your blog