What does The Faculty of Arts and Design offer?

The Faculty of Arts and Design is a large and diverse faculty offering several different programs. We provide courses that are relevant to Art, Architecture and Design.

What Kind of Place is it?

It is a place of excellence, with the faculty being the forefront of education in the creative arts, architecture, and design disciplines. Creativity is at the core of what we do in all our programs and we try to focus on this the most, as it is essential.

What is Typography?

Typography is the art of manipulating the visual form of language to control its meaning. It is an essential area of skill and knowledge for graphic designers.

It is rich in:
- Rules
- Conventions
- Esoteric terminology

Typography encompasses everything from calligraphy through digital type and type on Web pages.

Why is typography important?

Typography and the font-faces we choose has a huge impact on multiple aspects of our designs including readability, mood, perceived article length, user experience and much, much more. Without using the correct font-faces this can create a mood, view and style that the client or company may not want, resulting in an inappropriate design.

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