Typography in Digital Media
Audio-visuals and Media Production
1st Cycle Studies
Familiar with the basic elements of visual comunication like typography and the basic principles of design.
The method enhances cognitive learning by:
- Lectures with display cases;
- practical exercises;
- Linking theory and practice - theoretical knowledge through exercise.
The course explores the relationship between typography and digital media.
The use of types factors time, movement and interaction are introduced. Typography is explored as a form, as text and as an expression.
1. Form and content in digital media
2. Typography and time
3. Typography and interactivity
4. Movement and animation of typographical characters
Nuno Miguel Cabral Carreira Coelho
Continuous assessment: 25.0%
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