Type@Cooper - Grids

Mon., Jun. 10 – Mon., Jun. 10, 2019
10:00AM – 5:00PM
tuition: $ 230

location: On campus

Typographics attendees can receive a 10% discount on this workshop. Look for the discount code on the ticket confirmation from Eventbrite.

In this 1 day workshop, learn about different kinds of grids and how to use them. We will go through the history of different grid methods, we will be using pencil and tracing paper to analyze in-use grids from magazines and books, and you will learn how to create grids and how to keep your text aligned to them in Adobe InDesign.

Come learn how it can be useful to be slightly OCD! It will make you a better typographer.

    Required Materials

  • a laptop running Adobe InDesign CS4 or later
  • tracing paper
  • no. 2 pencil or mechanical pencil
  • eraser
  • a magazine of your choice

Instructor: Tânia Raposo

Tânia Raposo is a Portuguese designer specialised in typography. She is currently based in the Netherlands, working as a freelance graphic/type designer, researcher and archivist. She is a graduate of the KABKʼs TypeMedia Master, and has previously worked as a graphic designer for the studios Itemzero in Lisbon and Atlas in Palma de Mallorca, as a curatorial assistant at the Letterform Archive and for Cooper Union as the Program Coordinator and teacher for Type@Cooper West in San Francisco.

• Tânia Raposo