Repetition and contrast
This is the backbone of typography.
Contrast is king. You will learn how to achieve clarity, visual interest and draw in your viewer through these two principles to greatly improve your typography.
Demystify type by breaking it down to its basics.
You will look at works of design through the lens of various grid systems. We break them all down for you so you can see the relationship between objects and draw your own conclusions.
Take a deep dive into the history of type.
Where do we get letterforms from? Go back to the beginning of type, starting with ancient Greek and Roman lettering, all the way through to the modern day digital typesetting of today.
Layout and application
Learn the rules and see them come to life.
Watch Chris as he walks a student through several design assignments and demos. Then, put your knowledge to the test in the homework assignments and bonus content.
Over 6 hours of Video Content
Typographic Design Principles
Demo from Chris
7 Week Homework Assignments
Bonus: Design Critique Videos
Bonus: Web Design Review
If you’re wondering how you can improve your typography, you’re in the right place. This course was specifically made for you to become comfortable and confident using type across all of your designs: