visual communication
VISC 302

 

  syllabus :: project 1 :: project 2 :: project 3 :: project 4 ::  

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Professor: Andrea Herstowski
Office: 353 Chalmers Hall
Office hours: by appointment
email: herstow@ku.edu

Professor: Alex Anderson
Office: 353 Chalmers Hall
Office hours: by appointment
email: alexandersoncreative@gmail.com

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Modular Fonts

bit mapped fonts of the early 90's. screens and printer were only 72dpi.
example | example | early Emigre

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A modular font is a built system. Modular fonts are based on a system (set) of simple shapes (toolbox)
repeated, flipped and flopped. The challege will be to make something simple and beautiful. A modular
font can look geometric or it also can look orgainic it all depends on your defined toolbox. You can
design your letters filled in, outlined or a combination.

Looking at history. History of BlackLetter.

above Albrecht Dürer 1525

 

Fregio Mecano, Italian origin, 1920s

 

 

 

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