norsk norsk&engelsk / norwegian&english

Course Description IMT1101 - Typography (2005/2006)

LevelUndergraduate
ECTS Credits10
DurationAutumn
LanguageNorwegian
Prerequisite(s) 
Aim

The students will acquire a basic vocabulary and a basic working knowledge of typographic design - with an emphasis on book design.

Content

Graphic communication: an introduction
Copy-editing and punctuation
Hyphenation and justification
Typefaces and detail in typography
The history of type and typography
The elements of the book and its architecture
Pagination: topic structure versus artifact structure
Access structure and navigation
Page design and composition

Study MethodsLectures
Three group assignments, formative-iterative assessment.
AssessmentWritten Exam, 3 hours
Grading SystemAlphabetical Scale, A (best) - F (fail)
Course RequirementsThree group assignments must be approved in order to qualify for the exam.