PV067 Typography II

Faculty of Informatics
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Other types of completion: k (colloquium), z (credit).
MgA. Jana Malíková (lecturer), MgA. Helena Lukášová, ArtD. (deputy)
Guaranteed by
MgA. Jana Malíková
Department of Visual Computing - Faculty of Informatics
Supplier department: Department of Visual Computing - Faculty of Informatics
Fri 8:00–9:50 C403
PV066 Typography I && SOUHLAS
Subject "Typography" presupposes creativity as well as respecting the nature of the subject including a manual work depending on the set task. Prerequisite PV066
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
This course provides theoretical and practical knowledge for book design. Students will create five designs book covers for any book series and one layout of a book. At the end of the course, students will know the basic principles of book design, will be able to elaborate designs for book covers and will be able to project a complete book. This course includes practical skills in Adobe InDesign and knowledge of typesetting and typographic rules.
Learning outcomes
Student will be able to: - define typographic terminology; - create a book layout; - Orientation in typesetting; - to distinguish between good and bad typography; - practically apply a typographically correct typesetting; - orientated in Adobe InDesign; - reproduce print data; - to discuss Czech typographic rules; - present and defend book creation;
  • Typographic sketch.
  • Five book covers.
  • Book layout.
  • Book model in electronic and printed form.
    required literature
  • TONDREAU, Beth. Layout essentials : 100 design principles for using grids. Beverly, Mass.: Rockport Publishers, 2009. 208 s. ISBN 9781592534722. info
  • Fully booked : cover art & design for books. Edited by Katherine Gillieson - Maria Fusco - Robert Klanten - Matthias Hübner. Berlin: Gestalten Verlag, 2008. 121, 141. ISBN 9783899552096. info
  • Typography :when who how, typographie : wann wer wie, typographie : quand qui comment. Edited by Friedrich Friedl. Köln: Könemann, 1998. 592 s. ISBN 3-89508-473-5. info
    not specified
  • AMBROSE, Gavin and Paul HARRIS. Layout : velký průvodce grafickou úpravou. Vyd. 1. Brno: Computer Press, 2009. 193 s. ISBN 9788025121658. info
  • VOIT, Petr. Encyklopedie knihy : starší knihtisk a příbuzné obory mezi polovinou 15. a počátkem 19. století. 1. vyd. Praha: Libri, 2006. 1350 s. ISBN 8072773127. info
  • KOČIČKA, Pavel and Filip BLAŽEK. Praktická typografie. Vyd. 1. Praha: Computer Press, 2000. xiv, 288. ISBN 8072263854. info
  • BERAN, Vladimír. Typografický manuál :Učebnice počítačové typografie. 1.vyd. Náchod: Manuál, 1994. Přeruš.s. ISBN 80-901824-0-2. info
Teaching methods
Work in Studio: Assignment, consultation, working on the assignment using graphics software Adobe InDesign, assignment completion. Student consults the assignment with the teacher and takes his remarks into account. Final digital presentation.
Assessment methods
Assessment based on digital presentation and exam. Results of assignment stored on a medium.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019.
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