GDES-315 fall 2023 / David Ramos, American University Design


August 28 / August 31

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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 vw and vh units. Explore some of the known-good FOSS web fonts.

web1-basic (ZIP)