Type Poster

For our second Typography assignment we were tasked with designing an event poster for a specific audience and to use the appropriate font for the event. So The first thing I did when tackling this assignment was make a few tough sketches to narrow down what event and style I want to go with. The…

Type Pairing

In week five we were tasked with pairing two complementing type faces together with and Image. For this assignment I first created a mood board so I created a new document in Adobe Illustrator by clicking “Command + N” on my keyboard or going up to File and clicking on New in the Drop Down…

Expressing Words

While fonts themselves can express meaning, the individual letter forms of words can be just as expressive if arranged correctly. Here are a set of words all in the same Futura Bold font style and yet depending on factors like spacing, color, and positioning, the words can express just as much.

Helvetica

Helvetica is the most common font used in the modern age. When dealing with type, there are 4 ways to describe whatever font you are dealing with.Typeface can create certain moods and feelings simply by the shape and design of the text. Depending on a number of factors including the stroke, stress, spacing and thickens…

Good Design

It’s my first week at Humber Collage and I’m exploring what good design means to me. Good design means a variety of different things, like creativity, clarity, originality and functionality. As important as the vision and concept for the design are, it is equally as important to know when to stop and allow your designs…