GDES-315 fall 2023 / David Ramos, American University Design
Start Communicating design
- Course intro
- Start Communicating design
- Revisit typography and CSS
- Work in studio
In-class typographic exercise (Thursday)
Take four or more lines from Robert Frost’s Mending Wall and set them in type, on one page, in a browser. Explore font choice, but also scale and how a reader experiences a web page over time, through scrolling.
Tips: think about making elements big, or surround them with negative space. Play with
vh units. Explore some of the known-good FOSS web fonts.