Projects-Weekly Breakdown

WEEKLY BREAKDOWN
Week 1
Introductions and course overview
What is typography?
Origins of the Alphabet

Week 2
Anatomy of type
Type measurements
Introduction to Adobe Indesign
Hands-on exercise 1

Week 3
Historic classification of type
Production techniques in Adobe Indesign
Hands-on exercise 2

Week 4
Letterspacing and wordspacing
Leading
Line length
Production techniques in Adobe Indesign
Hands-on exercise 3

Week 5
Readability and legibility
Production techniques in Adobe Indesign
Design Project 1

Week 6
Production techniques in Adobe Indesign
Design Project 1 critique

Week 7
Type arrangements (alignment)
Paragraph indication
Creating emphasis
Hands-on exercise 3

Week 8
Grid Design
Integrating image and type
Design Project 2

Week 9
Production techniques in Adobe Indesign
Design Project 2 critique

Week 10
Selecting display type
Arranging display type
Optical consideration
Modyfing type
Design Project 3

Week 11
Spot colors
process colors
Projected colors
Selecting color in Indesign and Photoshop.
Design Project 3 critique

Week 12
Approaching complex layout
The multi-page publication

Week 13
Final project workshop

Week 14
Final project workshop

Week 15
Presentation and critique of final Project