This week, I began working through preparations for my Autumn semester classes, one of which is Typography. I’m very excited to teach this course, as I haven’t done it in white a while… though it’s also a bit nerve wracking because I feel a bit rusty on all the technicals.
One project that I will work on this coming term is the creation of a custom font. I’m still working through all of the details, and I welcome any suggestions you might have for implementing such a project. I believe that this project (and several accompanying projects) will help students develop a serious, hands-on grasp of not only type as an art form, but type as a technical process as well. Continue reading