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ACG102 - Design and Typography

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

(This unit is available only to students enrolled in A328, A351, A352, A353, A355, A356, A357, A358, A359, A365)

Unit chair:T Meyrick
Prerequisite:

For students commencing from 2011: ACG101 and ACG103

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

Typography is an essential component to visual communication and this unit will explore the theory and application of type. Exploration will cover the use of grids, forms and structures, the anatomy of typefaces, font families, font designers and typeface design and include considerations and implications of selecting and applying typography to a variety of design solutions.

Assessment

Assessment 1) 30% research project

Assessment 2) 30% design project

Assessment 3) 40% design project

Unit Fee Information

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