WEEK 12

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Flickr (student work)


http://www.counterspace.us/typography/

site shared by classmate jamie whiffen

http://www.creativepro.com/article/25-gorgeous-typographic-experiments (cool type renderings)



Lecture Material

•  images you can legally use (ImagesYouCanUse.pdf)
— see file on CC if this doesn't open

lining and non lining numerals (for calendar grid and type book)

baseline grids

Who is Wille Kunz? Willie Kunz is an artist that often comes up when discussing infographics; his work is amazing!

http://www.thinkingwithtype.com/contents/grid/#Golden_Section

http://www.papress.com/thinkingwithtype/letter/documents/Type_Family_Demo.pdf (specimen page design) (hierarchy within a font + as a type specimen page)


Project (Final): Type Specimen Book—first critique next week—do NOT show up empty handed! (files are also available on CC)

Type Specimen Book Thumbnails


homework: read these articles about copyrights & making beautiful books

The Law on Fonts and Typefaces—Frequently Asked Questions

http://www.thinkingwithtype.com/misc/Experimental_Typography.pdf [book design-layout examples including some by Willie Kunz!]
NOTE: you may have to delete info after '.pdf' in URL field for file to load correctly