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Typography for Print and Interactive Publication

Duration: 1 Teaching Period

Unit Code: DCO20009

Contact Hours: Recommended 10 hours of study per week

About this unit

The aim of this unit is to enhance the student’s developing typographic knowledge by exploring typographic conventions, standards, specifications and hierarchy. Students will be equipped to identify visual relationships between typographic forms and communicate typographic concerns.

Content

  • Publication design contexts, standards, conventions and innovations
  • Type and text legibility, typesetting and editing conventions
  • Grids, proportions, page and document structure for print and screen
  • Text setting style sheets and master pages and multi-sectioned publications
  • Publication conventions, pre-press, printing and for digital media application

This unit is found in Bachelor of Design with a Major in Communication Design.

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