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Professor: Andrea Herstowski
Office: 353 Chalmers Hall
Office hours: by appointment

email: herstow@ku.edu

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People + Resources
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Old School :: insta
James Edmondson
:: insta
David Doto :: aka.dope
Typetogether

FemmeType
Frank Grießhammer
Nina Stössinger
Indra Kupferschmid
MuirMcNeil
Francis Chouquet
Scribbletone
Jeremy Tankard :: insta
Font of the Month Club
Letterform Archive

Type Wolf
Future Fonts
Swiss Typefaces Lab
Typemedia Class 18

Type Foundry Index

Type Cache

Typedrawers.com (join)
Typeface Reviews

Lecture/Vidoes
Type@Cooper
Type@Paris

Wood Type (revivial)
William Page
Morgan Willcox
American Foundries
Hamilton WoodType 1 | 2 | 3 |
Austin Foundry
Palmer and Rey
Holly Wood
Tubs Wood Type
Caslon Wood Type
Stephenson Blake
Specimen Pool
Franklin Type
Barnhart Bros

Foundries
FontSmith (new)
GrilliType | GT America
Process Foundry
Commercial Type
okayType
Dalton Maag
Hoefler & Co
The Village
A2 Type
Type Together
Colophon Foundry

Tips
Sketching Techniques
Drawing Vectors
Construction
Spacing

Resources to Revive
William Page
Morgan Willcox
American Foundries
Hamilton Wood Type | 1 | 2 | 3 |
Austin Foundry
Palmer and Rey
Holly Wood
Tubs Wood Type
Caslon Wood Type
Stephenson Blake
Specimen Pool
Franklin Type
Barnhart Bros

Lecture Resources
ilovetypography.com
The Letter Model

Articles
A list apart
Typotheque.com
Typographica.org
Typeroom
FontShop News
Medium

Eye Magazine
Shady Characters
c-a-s-t
Starting a Foundry
The blue Pencil
Dutch Type (google Book)

News
Louise Fili.com/variablefont
Labalin 100

Online Archives
Vatican Library
Switzerland
The Met
Library of Congress
The Morgan
U&lc: Monotype
MovieTitle Screenshots
Chromeography
WoodType



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OVERVIEW: Typographic Universe
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Visual representation of language through the creation of letterforms spans centuries and stands at the heart of human communication. In an effort to stand apart from the average usage of standard typefaces, many companies have begun to incorporate a completely new and unique font into their brand (creation of a watch: Bestoke Font). In addition to brands publication design has employed Bestoke Typefaces designed by Tobias Frere-Jones, David Burlow, Jonathan Hoefler, Bruno Maag, Paul Barnes, Christian Schwartz. Bestoke Typefaces have been designed for GQ, Sports Illustraited, NYT, The Guardian, AirBnb, the telephone book, some of your most favorite brands, and one the "coolest" was by Matthew Carter (12:25) for the Walker Arts Center in the 1994/5.

Gail Bichler: New York Times

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GLYPHS info tutorials and links
:: Glyphs: tutorials. bookmark it. Glyphs Handbook and refer to it :)

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CLASS EXERCISES / PROJECTS
:: Aug 24 - 31 :: Lowercase :: The Letter Model
:: Sept 02 - 14:: Uppercase :: Proportion
:: Sept 14 - 23 :: Special Character :: The Ampersand
:: Sept 28 - Oct 14 :: Historical :: Revival Type
:: Oct. 19 - 28 :: Personality :: Matching Personalites
:: Nov. 02 - Finals :: Original Font :: Final Project
:: Showcasing your work :: Promotional Experience

other
:: Type Systems: The Modular: the modular part one | part two | part three |
:: The Stencil The Stencil Letterform
:: Numbers and Symbols

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READ:
What makes a good typeface? by Ingra Kupferschmid

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RECOMMENED BOOKS (not required)
Designing Type
Visual History of Type
The Anatomy of Type
Revival Type
Reading Letters
Type Design Theory
Type for Type

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Class Google Drive + Slack
In the class google drive folder...Please create a folder with your name and always save your Glyphs files to that folder. I can look at them if you save them in there.

Class Slack: typeuniverse.slack.com

We will use a combination of Zoom, Slack and Google drive for class.