Exploring Typography and Poster Design in the UK

Prof. Natalie Tyree (More Info)

Exploring Typography and Poster Design in the UK

Program Dates:
May 15, 2022 - June 16, 2022

Honors Credit:

WKU Course:

Art & Design , Advertising & Promotion

Course Description:
This course investigates historic poster and type trends that originated in England and Scotland while also highlighting contemporary design trends. Students will learn about the U.S. based poster initiative “Type Hike” and will compare and contrast poster design while looking at the posters and advertisements that are stapled and placed all over Britain. Visits to museums and design studios in London and Edinburgh will provide historic and contemporary perspectives. Incorporating design research, methodologies and their own personal approach, students will develop a poster series which will be curated into an online blog site that reflects the research and creativity of the entire class.

All students should have a basic knowledge of typography and the Adobe Creative Suite. Students can be approved by permission of instructor; students seeking approval should be prepared to show visual examples of base knowledge in typography and basic skills in the Adobe Creative Suite.

Physical Activity Requirements:
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Course Highlights:
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