Core Academy Classes

Our three lecture sessions cover the fundamental ideas and application of typography as well as form the core of our mindset & methodology.

Classes are taught seminar-style with demonstrations in software and examples. Classes run about three (3) hours with a short break.


 
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TYPE 1  |  THE BASICS
CHARACTERS & WORDS

A lecture-discussion class covering history, typographic vocabulary, measurements and terms, type anatomy, rhythm, pacing, the importance of grids and the page, classifications, software usage and more.  Beginning level, three hours.

 
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TYPE 2  |  THE NECESSITIES
SENTENCES & PARAGRAPHS

This class demonstrates setting up pages and layout grids in InDesign. The class encompasses order, structure, line calculation, styles, multiple pages, hierarchy, InDesign techniques and more.  Intermediate level, three hours.

 
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TYPE 3  |  THE DETAILS
PAGES & TYPESETTING

A comprehensive class for the seasoned designer or art director who wants to finesse typographic details. The class reviews keep options, flush spaces, ligatures, fakes, kerning, hyphenation, fractions, text cleanup, and more.  Advanced level, three hours.