Subject: Type and Typography (06 - F208)

Basic Information

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Chair of Graphic Engineering and Design
Course specification

Course is active from 01.10.2004..

The aim of the course Typeface and Typography is to prepare and train students to properly manage and implement the knowledge of typographical rules in the prepress.
Relying on the basis of the course construction and intellectually creative sphere of graphic design, after passing an examination in this course, students will be able to use the knowledge gained in the field, individual work and further education.
Typeface and Typography course includes theoretical and practical part. The lectures in the theoretical part of the course include the following topics: • Typography definition and conceptof the subject • The basics of type design / Anatomy of the letter • The history of the typeface • The history of the latin alphabet • The history of the cyrillic alphabet • The history of typeface • Antiqua typefaces • The reform the Cyrillic alphabet • Sanserif typefaces • The classification of the typefaces • Legibility of typeface and readability of typography • Typeface persona and the rhetoric of typography The exercise in the practical part of the course include the following topics: • The construction of the characters • The principles of digital typography • The formats of the digital font • Formating and generating of the font • Font metrics and hint mechanisms • Typography metrics • The principles of typographic layout / The grid systems • Typographic hierarchy and vocabulary
Lectures, computer (C) practice, consultations.
Nedeljković, S; Nedeljković, U;Pismo i tipografija2012Fakultet tehničkih naukaSerbian language
Phil Baines, Andrev HaslamType & typography2002Laurence KingEnglish
Dejvid SaksSavršena slova2006PortalibrisSerbian language
Johana DrukerAlfabetski lavirint2006StylosSerbian language
Fileki, S.26+30 PISMO, istorija pisma i tipografije sa poukama za umetničku i pedagošku praksu2010Univerzitet umetnosti, BeogradSerbian language
Nedeljković, S; Nedeljković, M.Grafičko oblikovanje i pismo2006Zavod za udžbenike i nastavna sredstva, BeogradSerbian language
Course activity Pre-examination ObligationsNumber of points
Graphic paperYesYes20.00
Graphic paperYesYes20.00
Written part of the exam - tasks and theoryNoYes30.00
Lecture attendanceYesYes5.00
Computer exercise attendanceYesYes5.00
Oral part of the examNoYes20.00
Name and surnameForm of classes
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Nedeljković Uroš
Vanredni profesor iz polja umetnosti

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Pinćjer Ivan
Assistant Professor

Computational classes
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Branovački Dunja
Asistent iz umetničkog polja

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Puškarević Irma

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Jurič Ivana
Assistant Professor

Computational classes