Presentation: Anatomy of the letter
At home: read article on thetype.com/kinkido-4/
Presentation: Typographic examples
Presentation: Approach the blank page (page composition)
Presentation: How to setup inDesign in order to properly print at scale (if time permits)
Font distribution to all student
Approach the blank page.
How to make a layout and a grid?
kerning, tracking (letter-space),
justified text, ragged text (align left),
color of the text,
uppercase /lowercase /capitals /small caps
Kerning/Tracking exercise: choose one word at a point size varying from 100 to 150 points, A4, landscape
What should be done at home?
Research your font
em dash / en dash / hyphens,
top line, midline, baseline,
grid (margins /columns /gutters),
glyphs and diacritics,
Project in class: how to start?
Start shaping the page: on 1 page
Try multiple combinations of size, leading, kerning, tracking, etc.
In class and at home
Max’s typeface of the day: Fugue
Work in class
See how your layout works on a double-page spread