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Type 1 | The Basics

Event Name
Type 1 | The Basics

Date & Time
Sun, March 12, 2017
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

TypeEd Pasadena

Event Type

What to Bring
Nothing needed for Classes, Mac Laptops required for Workshops and Clinics only. Please come with the required Adobe software already installed and ready to use.

Registration Details
Registration closes 48 hours before the event. There are specified minimums to keep events open. If the class does not meet the minimum, registered attendees will be notified of the cancellation.

Cancellations & Rescheduling
Review our cancellation policy on our Attend page.

Please email rachel [at] type-ed.com or call 213-623-7267.

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The basics of characters. Historical origins of language and writing. Identifying and classifying typefaces. In this class, you’ll earn your degree with measurements, type anatomy, history, and classifications.

About This Class

The Basics: Characters & Words is a beginning lecture-demonstration class for the type enthusiast, design dabbler, beginning design student or junior designer who possesses the basic knowledge about graphic design. You’ll learn:

  • What is type and where does it come from
  • About the types of serifs, stories and other terms
  • The importance of horizontal and vertical rhythm
  • Absolute and relative measurements, how and when to use each
  • Classifications & anatomy and why you should know these!

Full Details

For full event details, please review the Type 1 page.


Participants must have a basic understanding of visual design. Previous participation in either college-level design classes, working experience in the graphic design field, or an understanding of Adobe InDesign or Illustrator is helpful. Graduates of this class may take any offered beginning level workshops.

Cancellations & Rescheduling

Review our cancellation policy on our Attend page. This class must meet a minimum of at least four (4) students or it will be cancelled. Invite your friends!


Ticket Type Price Spaces
General $135.00
Educator or Student
Registration with .edu email address is mandatory