Setting Type

Setting Type was my fourth project in DES 209 - Fundamentals of Typography. The goal of this project was to design four 8×10 inch compositions, each with specific limitations on what could be changed (weight, size, style, and color). Exploring hierarchy, type setting, and the use of grids, these are my final designs:

Final designs

My Approach

For me, it always starts out with rough sketches in my notebook. Then, it’s a race to iterate…

Original sketches

Marked up iterations