--

View All Messages /
Class Schedule
11 February 2018

--

Introduction

February 5
Introduction
Lecture — “T-y-p-o-g-r-a-p-h-y”

--

Letterpress

February 12
Assignment 1: Letterpress begins
Class meets in Typography Studio, Room 123
Demonstration — Introduction to metal type, setting and printing
Reading — “Story of Your Life,” Ted Chiang

February 19
Assignment 1: Letterpress continues
Class meets in Typography Studio, Room 123
Continue setting type, proofing and corrections.

February 26
Assignment 1: Letterpress continues
Class meets in Typography Studio, Room 123
Lecture — Beatrice Warde, the American Type Foundry
Lock-up and printing.

March 5
Assignment 1: Letterpress ends
Re-distribute type into cases.
Exercise: A walk down Nassau Street

--

Photocopier

March 12
Assignment 2: Photocopier begins
Phototypesetting in class and technical review
Film — “Farewell, Etaoin Shrdlu”

March 19
Spring break

March 26
Assignment 2: Photocopier ends
Project review / critique
Lecture — “Bruno Munari, Original Xerographies”

April 2
No class

--

Computer

April 9
Assignment 3: Computer begins
Introduction to typesetting software
Exercise — Arrival . . .
Lecture — “Muriel Cooper and the Visible Language Workshop”

April 16
Assignment 3: Computer continues
Individual meetings, class review
Lecture — “Mathematical Typography: Knuth, TeX & Metafont”

April 23
Assignment 3: Computer continues
Walk — Around Old Ivy and Through Time
Film — “Helvetica,” Gary Hustwit

April 30
Assignment 3: Computer continues
Final review

--

May 7
Final portfolio due at 1:30 pm in 185 Nassau, Room 123




--

T

CURRENTLY 250218 18:11:51