PV085 Type Design II

Faculty of Informatics
Spring 2020
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).
Mgr. Lukáš Pevný (lecturer)
MgA. Helena Lukášová, ArtD. (assistant)
Mgr. Jana Malíková (assistant)
Guaranteed by
MgA. Helena Lukášová, ArtD.
Department of Visual Computing - Faculty of Informatics
Supplier department: Department of Visual Computing - Faculty of Informatics
Timetable of Seminar Groups
PV085/01: Mon 17. 2. to Fri 15. 5. Thu 14:00–15:50 C403, L. Pevný
PV085/02: Mon 17. 2. to Fri 15. 5. Thu 16:00–17:50 C403, L. Pevný
PV084 Type Design I && SOUHLAS
A precondition for this course is the artistic approach and the respect for the character of the subject, including the partial manual execution of the projects.
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 / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The course introduces the foundations and basic skills of working with letters on which premises students will create authorial text or experimental letter set.
Learning outcomes
A student is able to solve complex task - creation of the experimental concept of a set of characters. - is able to create the character set of a classic authorial alphabet with the consideration of its legibility, formal unity and other aesthetic criteria.
  • - Creation of every letter of the alphabet presented in drawings - Execution of the authorial letter in graphics software - Application of the authorial letter set
  • CHENG, Karen. Designing Type. Yale University Press, 2006. 254 s. ISBN 9780300111507
  • ŠTORM, František. Eseje o typografii. Vyd. 1. Praha: Společnost pro Revolver Revue, 2008. 155 s. ISBN 9788087037157. info
  • SPIEKERMANN, Erik and E. M. GINGER. Stop stealing sheep. Mountain View, Calif.: Adobe Press, 1993. 174 s. ISBN 0-672-48543-5. info
  • BRINGHURST, Robert. The elements of typographic style. Vancouver: Hartley & Marks, 1992. 254 s. ISBN 0-88179-033-8. info
  • PÍPAL, Richard. Písmo a jeho konstrukce. 3. přeprac. vyd. Praha: Státní nakladatelství technické literatury, 1960. 118 s. info
  • MENHART, Oldřich. Tvorba typografického písma. Vyd. 1. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1957. 188 s. + 1. info
Teaching methods
Consultation, independent work executed in graphics software, presentation of the work.
Assessment methods
Exam based on the presentation and finished a project of the authorial letter set and its implementation.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
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, Spring 2021.
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