Tag typography

AAS Graphic Design Work 04 receives a “Certificate of Typographic Excellence” from TDC

Editor-in-chief | Katarzyna Gruda   It is my great pleasure, as Director of AAS Graphic Design and the Editor and Photographer of the publication, to announce that our publication WORK 04 has been recognized by the Type Directors Club with a “Certificate of Typographic Excellence.” Colaborating with me a three-person design team (art direction by […]

Absolute Beginners. Retitled: Absolutely Fabulous!

Senior Editor: Charles Nix Charles Nix’s Fall 2011 AAS Typography 1 students—Rachel Tervenski, Angela Choi, Anny Chen, Debra Ohayon, Evan Schlomann, Jaclyn Nussbaum, Janet Kim, Jasmine Kounang, Joseph Whang, Melissa Kaufmann, Michael Diaz, and Taryn Espinosa—have accomplished something few budding typographers ever will. There suite of twelve prints, Retitled, was selected in the Type Directors […]

Charles Nix, AAS Faculty: An award-winning 1000-page dichotomous key?

The Flora is a thousand-page dichotomous key—a very long “if/then” statement (“If your plant reproduces by spores and does not produce seeds and fruits, then go to page 2. If your plant has stems that are conspicuously jointed…then go to page 58.” and so on.) It’s a tool for botanists in New England to identify all plants, from a specimen in hand to the Latin species (and sometimes subspecies) name.

Advanced Typography: (more of) A Typographic Logo

Here’s another typographic logo for the University of Alabama Press—this one by Advanced Typography student, Elizabeth Johnson. The identity poetically capitalizes on the slogan, song, and book, “Stars Fell on Alabama”. Utilizing a tidy typographic grid, a bold color palette, and three-part graphic system (logo + tagline + image), Elizabeth has created a smart, contemporary, […]

Typography 1: (more of) The Complete Font

A few more solutions from the Complete Font project. The designers: Anny Chen, Joseph Whang, Rachel Tervenski, Debra Ohayon, and Melissa Kaufmann.

Advanced Typography: A Typographic Logo

Students in my Advanced Typography class have been imagining a new typographic logo for the University of Alabama Press.

Typography 1: The Complete Font

Does it have to be a poster?

TDC 65th Anniversary Celebration

Carol Wahler, TDC Executive Director, will present a look back over the 65 years history of the leading international typographic organization.

TDC Workshop : Easy Font Design for Non-Type Designers

Go beyond choosing fonts from the type menu. Create your own personalized typefaces (with typographer extraordinaire, Matteo Bologna)!

TDC Workshop: Adobe InDesign: Typographic Fundamentals

Master typography in Adobe InDesign! Learn to understand and appreciate the many typographic tools in InDesign that enable you to set professional looking type. Taught by InDesign maven, Scott Citron.