Who should attend
Students, professionals and enthusiasts with some related creative experience who love type and want to improve their digital typographic practice.
About the course
This course gives you a sound introduction to creating typographic designs with Adobe Creative Cloud applications—predominantly Illustrator and InDesign—in a Mac-based digital studio. You will be taught by a practising graphic design professional with 15 years teaching experience at London College of Communication.
You will develop practical skills and explore digital techniques within the context of contemporary graphic design, with an emphasis on the experimental and the exploratory. You will do practical studio workshop activities and be introduced to the history of 20th century type, and typographic designers.
By the end of the course you will have a series of designs to enrich your portfolio, with new confidence and skills to develop for your own practice.
- Typographic abstraction
- Type as image
- Exploring negative space with form and counter-form
- Modular type design
- Bespoke typography
- Exhibition catalogue and poster design
- History and critical analysis of 20th century type, and typographic designers
By the end of this course you should be able to:
- Create new typographic designs in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop
- Understand the history and theory behind current typographic design
- Have the confidence and skill to develop your own practice
Dominic Dyson originally studied Painting at Chelsea School of Art, and Film and Video at St. Martins School of Art. After several years working in the music industry he returned to study Digital Design at The London College of Printing and an MA in Communication Design at Central Saint Martins S...
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