Master's degree in Editorial Design, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 7904/2013 - 18/06/2013

5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 45,0 TP + 3,0 OT + 3,0 O

- Regina Aparecida Delfino

Not applicable

1. Understand the main role of typography in graphic design.
2. Recognise the most important typefaces.
3. Learn how to choose and use typography properly;
4. Design modular fonts.

1. Calligraphy and typography across time;
2. Reading and legibility;
3. Typographic analysis;
4. Typefaces designers;
5. Digital typography and modular typefaces design.

Evaluation Methodology
Ongoing and exam assessment consist of the presentation of the following projects and respective weighting:
1. Business card (30%)
2. Text Composition + Typographic Cover (30%)
3. Typeface design + Poster about typeface (40%)

- Bringhurst, R. (1997). The Elements of Typographic Style. Vancouver: Hartley & Marks
- Cheng, K. (2006). Designing Type. Londres: Laurence King Publishing
- Baines, P. e Haslam, A. (2002). Type and Typography. Londres: Laurence King Publishing
- Henestrosa, C. e Meseguer, L. e Scaglione, J. (2012). Como criar tipos: do esboço à tela. Brasil: Estereográfica
- Binns, B. (1989). Better Type. (Vol. 1). New York: Roundtable Press Book
- Blackwell, L. (1993). La tipografía del siglo XX. (Vol. 1). Barcelona: Editorial Gustavo Gili

Method of interaction
1. Expositive and demonstrative lessons with audiovisual support;
2. Development of practical exercises in typographic workshop, manual and digital;
3. Delivery of projects under the supervision of the instructor.

Software used in class
Adobe Illustrator, Indesign, FontLab