This project challenges students to work with typography and 2-dimensional space with special attention on positive and negative space relationships and letterform anatomy.
The second annual exhibition of the Intersections of Typography opened at Memphis College of Art in January. Students across many disciplines showcased work that highlighted typography as art form in 2D, 3D, analog and digital formats. The exhibition ran until February 2016 in the Lower Gallery of Rust Hall. All photography by Natalie Schuh.
The Intersections of Typography is a multidisciplinary show at the intersections of communication, expression and form.
My focus for this class was to experiment with expressive typography, working with methods of repetition, pattern and reflection using letterforms from the typeface Bodoni.
Students at Memphis College of Art worked really hard to create some lovely graphic design work over the course of the 2013-2014 Academic Year. In celebration of this hard work, I am sharing some of the completed project work from the fall and spring semesters. To a wonderful year in review.
Typography begins with a bang this spring semester at Georgia State. We will be working on some fun projects including letter anatomy, expressive type, magazine layouts and brochures.
Recently, I was asked to visit SCAD Atlanta to lecture about typography and branding.
GSU’s Digital Arts Entertainment Laboratory (DAEL) recently launched The Window Project – a “curated new media installation space” located in the windows of 1 Park Place.
How do artists, Barbara Kruger and Jenny Holzer, use typography as a major component of their work? What messages do the artists wish to convey and how does each compare and contrast? Looking specifically at examples of typographic art on three-dimensional architecture, how do Kruger and Holzer use similar techniques to showcase work? How…… Continue reading A look at Barbara Kruger and Jenny Holzer’s use of Typography
This article includes a recommended reading list I would suggest for basic typography.