ligature: 4 + 2


Amy Fortunato, 2008


ink on paper


8" x 8"


By studying the single letterform, students can begin to understand issues of scale, closure, variations in line-weight, form / counter-form, and ambiguity. In this assignment, students combined two typographic characters to create one unique and harmonious mark.

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ligature: y + k


Danielle Camillo, 2007


ink on paper


8" x 8"


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ligature: E + R


Kam Liu, 2009


ink on paper


8" x 8"


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ligature: j + k


Katarina Flickinger, 2008


ink on paper


8" x 8"


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hierarchy exercise: grid + form


Sara Shin, 2009


ink on paper


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hierarchy exercise: grid + type


Sara Shin, 2009


Collaborator: laser print


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hierarchy exercise: break grid + form


Sara Shin, 2009


ink on paper


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hierarchy exercise: break grid + type


Sara Shin, 2009


laser print


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hierarchy exercise: grid + form


Ji Hee Park, 2008


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hierarchy exercise: grid + type


Ji Hee Park, 2008


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hierarchy exercise: break grid + form


Hye Joo Son, 2008


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hierarchy exercise: break grid + type


Hye Joo Son, 2008


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Specimen Broadside: Mrs. Eaves


Amy Fortunato, 2008


laser print


11" x 17"


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Specimen Broadside: Futura


David La, 2008


laser print


11" x 17"


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Specimen Broadside: Futura


Hyejoo Son, 2008


laser print


11" x 17"


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Specimen Broadside: Bodoni


Emma Shavick, 2008


laser print


11" x 17"


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