Typography Bootcamp: Master Type, Design, & Layout

CityLos Angeles
CountyLos Angeles (CA1175)
Official Website
Los Angeles
Los Angeles (CA1175)
Tel 2019-05-03
Categoria Events
Typography Bootcamp: Master Type, Design, & Layout

About this course Typography is the key that unlocks great design. And whether you are just starting your design journey or you're a design veteran, getting back in touch with the fundamentals can inspire incredible work.  This workshop is a two-part intensive course that covers all of the basic and advanced tactics about working with functional typography. Seating is limited and reserved for the first 20 people to join. The first part is an in-depth online video course, where you'll learn topics like Repetition & Contrast, Working with Grids, Adjusting Typographic Details, and Layout & Composition. The video course normally lasts about seven weeks. But in this case, we'll recommend you watch the lectures over the course of one week, take great notes, and complete the first week assignment only.

The remaineder of the homework will be completed during the in-person event. You'll have access to the online material immediately after purchasing. The second part of this bootcamp will be an in-person lab that spans two full days. You'll get an opportunity to join our team at our offices in Santa Monica, get your work critiqued, and receive direct feedback as you design. We'll provide drinks, snacks, and the incredible workspace here at Blind. Attendees will receive an aditional exclusive project/assignment.  Graduates will receive a certificate of completion to use on their resume and an official website badge.  What you need to bring Other than a great work ethic and fast mouse fingers, you'll need to bring your own laptop with your preferred page layout tools.
We recommend Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator or InDesign), but you can use Sketch, GIMP or other layout software. We will provide everything else. Is parking available? Yes and is available on a first come, first served basis. The parking garage entrance is located the south side of Olympic Blvd., at the corner of 17th and Olympic. Can I get an invoice for reimbursement? Yes. Just drop us a note. Are student discounts available? Yes. If you're a student, we can give you a 20% off the ticket price. Just drop us a note with a valid and active student ID. About the instructor Chris Do is an Emmy award-winning director, designer, strategist, and educator. He’s the Chief Strategist and CEO of Blind, executive producer of The Skool, and the Founder of The Futur— an online education platform that teaches the business of design to creative thinkers.
His firm’s work has been recognized by national and international organizations such as: the Emmy’s, Effie Gold, Effie, Huffington Post, Lynda.com, Webbie, Communication Arts, London International Awards, One Show, British D&AD, AICP 20, Pictoplasma, How, 72 dpi, L.A. Weekly, Boards, Res 10, Type Director’s Club (20, 22, 23, 26), IDN, Addy Awards, BDA, Create, Stash (2, 12, 22, 24, 35, 43, 65), Creatie Augustus 2010, Motion Design, Asia Image, Brief, 365 AIGA Year In Design 26, Art Director’s Club, Motionographer, New York Festivals, B Brand, PPaper, I.D., and Print. Chris has taught worldwide, including at prestigious locations like Digital Design Days, Adobe Max, AIGA, and also spent several years teaching at Art Center College of Design.  Want to see Chris in action? See him critique typography in these videos: Poster Design Critique: Watch on YouTube.
Brochure Design Critique: Watch on YouTube. About the online course, Typography 01 How can you improve your typography? Learn how to use type in this ongoing, online typography course. In module 1, the focus is on achieving clarity, visual interest, and drawing the viewer in through the use of repetition and contrast. Subsequent modules will focus on grid construction and usage, the history of typography from the ancient Greek and Romans through modern-day digital typesetting, and the application of rules to modern design problems.  Watch the course trailer on Youtube View the Typography 01 Course .

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