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Classes: CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS: CERTIFICATE IN TYPEFACE DESIGN

The Continuing Education Department of The Cooper Union, in conjunction with the Type Directors Club, offers a Postgraduate Certificate in Typeface Design. Top industry professionals lead a highly focused and comprehensive study of key typeface design principles: technique, technology, aesthetics, expression, history and theory. Students explore the foundation of typography in depth by creating their own typefaces in hands-on workshops, while developing a broad understanding of the field through lectures, discussions and research. A series of guest lecturers round out the curriculum, and will allow students deeper insight into specific relevant topics. Participants leave the program with the specialized skills to design professional-quality digital typefaces and lettering. To earn the certificate, participants must attend three core courses during each of three terms and pass a final review of their work. Electives are offered each term, focusing on topics such as pen and brush lettering, Python programming and non-Latin alphabets. Select courses are available to students outside of the Certificate program. Find updated information about the program at coopertype.org
 

 
 

OFFICE HOURS ARE 10:30AM-5:30PM, Monday - Friday

Our office will be closed from December 24th - January 5th.

Spring registration will end on January 26th. Classes fill quickly, be sure to enroll on time to avoid paying the $15 late fee.



 

 


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Principles of Typeface Design 2: Beyond the Basics  1050037  Start 02/04/15
Tuition: $425.00  Schedule : Weekly -Wed 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM; 5 sessions; starting 2/4/2015, ending 3/4/2015  Location : TO BE DECIDED Location : 
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 Instructor : Hannes F. Famira    Please read: Students MUST enroll 5 business days prior ...More
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Principles of Typeface Design: Pen to Pixel  1050037  Start 02/02/15
Tuition: $775.00  Schedule : Weekly -Mon 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM; 9 sessions; starting 2/2/2015, ending 4/6/2015 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 2/16/2015)  Location : TO BE DECIDED Location : 
  TO BE DECIDED.

 Instructor : Hannes F. Famira    Please read: Students MUST enroll 5 business days prior ...More
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The Mechanics of Typographic Space  1050044  Start 02/04/15
Tuition: $860.00  Schedule : Weekly -Wed 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM; 10 sessions; starting 2/4/2015, ending 4/8/2015  Location : TO BE DECIDED Location : 
  TO BE DECIDED.

 Instructor : Sasha    Please read: Students MUST enroll 5 business days prior ...More
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