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Typography 1 (6 points)



Caulfield Second semester 2003 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Introduces the fundamental principles of typography. Students will utilise type both as a communicative and expressive tool. Contemporary and historical methods of typographic production, from print to digital media are examined. Students are encouraged to critically analyse and question the relationships between type and meaning, type and language. Emphasis is placed upon the acquisition of skills and knowledge.

Assessment: Major projects: 70% Minor projects: 30%

Contact Hours: One 1 hour lecture, one 3 hour studio, and 8 independent study hours a week

Prerequisites: DGN1001

Prohibitions: VCO1301

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