Typography

Typography

Learn the basics of working with type and fonts for web design projects.
3 Months Access / 14 Course Hrs
  • Details
  • Syllabus
  • Requirements

Details

For web designers, understanding typography is an important aspect of creating a great User Experience. If you work in the web design field, you need to understand typography and how to apply this technique to your UI/UX projects. This self-paced course is all about typography! You will learn the rules of typography and gain a highly marketable visual communication skill.

What students will learn  

  • The purpose of typography
  • The difference between fonts and typefaces
  • The rules of typography and when how professionals break the rules
  • About Section 508 compliance considerations
  • How to make type flow
  • How to build a style guide for your project

How students will benefit

  • Expand your toolkit as a web designer
  • Transition from a graphic design role to web design

Enrollment Options:
Self-Paced
3 Months Access Course Code: T9794
No Instructor, Start Anytime
$79.00 USD

Syllabus

I. Anatomy
II. Typeface vs. Font
III. Rules for Typography
IV. Types of Typography
V. Type Hierarchy
VI. Building an Efficient Style Guide

Requirements

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac device.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or newer.
  • Mac: OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.