GD 335 — Type as Idiom
2 credits; 1 lecture and 2 lab hours
This course is an advanced exploration of the expressive potential of typography, glyphs and symbols. Students make in-depth explorations of optical sequencing, word/image juxtaposition, eclectic type stylization, legibility of form and contemporary thematic type construction methodologies.
School of Art and Design Applications accepted for fall only. NYSED: 24515 CIP: 50.0409 The major in Graphic Design requires students to hone a personal voice based on critical thinking, social awareness, and the ability to communicate across an array of platforms utilizing the full range of media, from the tactile to advanced digital technology. Topics of study include editorial design, interactive web design, and experiential design (exhibitions and wayfinding), along with advanced typography, branding, motion graphics, and new design approaches and practices. An internship is required and often leads to sustained positions in the vast field of multidisciplinary design. Curriculum below is for the entering class of fall 2022.