Unit F – Introduction to Typography

In this unit, students will be introduced to the basics of Typography.

Learning Goals

  • Student demonstrates understanding of key vocabulary of typography.
  • Student identifies different typeface categories.
  • Student demonstrates ability to choose a font fitting for the message of the word/project.
  • Student demonstrates ability to organize text using font size and leading.

Activities

  1. Typography Basics
  2. Typography Scavenger Hunt
  3. Masters of Design // Adrian Frutiger
  4. Choosing Fonts
  5. Formatting Text
  6. Designing Fonts