Tipografia

Mestrado em Design Editorial
5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 45,0 TP + 3,0 OT + 3,0 O

Lecturer
- Luis Filipe Cunha Moreira

Prerequisites
Not applicable

Objectives
The students should get familiar with:
1. 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.

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

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous and final assessment of portfolio including the different projects carried out by the student across the semester.

Bibliography
- BRINGHURST, R. (1997). The Elements of Typographic Style. Vancouver: Hartley & Marks
- LUPTON, E. (2006). Pensar com tipos. São Paulo: Cosac Naify
- Cheng, K. (2006). Designing Type. Londres: Laurence King Publishing
- Baines, P. e Haslam, A. (2002). Type and Typography. Londres: Laurence King Publishing

Method of interaction
1. Lectures using datashow presentations;
2. Tutorials based on project files with guidance and follow up;
3.Development of typographic design projects.

Software used in class
Adobe Illustrator, FontLab