1.1: The first part of the semester is devoted to brief workshops, where students can try their hand at several crafts that form the basis for contemporary typography design. This includes courses on calligraphy, Roman capitals (painting & carving), casting, letterpress and type design.
1.2: The second part of the semester is devoted to an individual assignment concerning wayfinding and signage in a concrete context.
The second semester focuses on various aspects of identity design, communication and branding and on applying these aspects across digital, printed and spatial platforms.
The coursework includes assignments dealing with:
2.1: Visual identity
2.2: Type design and visual identity
2.3: Information graphics
3.1: The theoretical assignment in the third semester concerns an issue pertaining to type history. The outcome is presented both in writing and as a verbal presentation for the class.
3.2: Based on the above-mentioned assignment, the students develop a new exhibition design to present the type history issues in an exhibition format.
3.3: The final assignment of the semester is a preliminary to the graduation project. Choosing their own topic, the students test some of the issues they intend to address in their final graduation project.