Feb 22, 2024  
Fitchburg State University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog
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COMM 2200 - Font Design


3 cr. 3 hr. Day course offered every third semester.

In this course students design an uppercase sans serif font. Students will learn traditional letterform proportions, foundation concepts in font design, and the unique aspects of letterform design for optimal screen-reading. The final font will be presented in a poster design that explains the background research and design rationale. Lectures on the history of typography and experimental typography will augment the course. Student can repeat this course one time for credit and in doing so will complete a lowercase version of the font.

Prerequisite(s): COMM 3810  or COMM 3880  or permission of instructor.



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