Explorations in Typography
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: Parsons The New School for Design
Department: Parsons First Year
Course Number: PUFY 1230
Course Format: Studio
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
Typography is an essential part of our everyday lives: in print, on screen, and in the built environment. This class explores the function and meaning of typography through an introduction to its history, theory, and practice in art and design contexts, including but not limited to graphic design, product design, illustration, architecture, and fine arts. Through short, conceptual exercises in collection, interpretation, type making and basic type setting, students explore the relationship of form and order to explicit and implicit meaning.
Course Open to: Degree Students with Restrictions
Course Pre/Co-requisites:
Open to: Parsons First Year students, and others, space provided.


Open to Undergraduate students.