Type@Cooper - Typesetting on the Web

Typesetting on the Web

with Stephen Cronin

Mon., Jun. 05 – Mon., Jul. 24, 2017
6:30PM – 9:30PM
location: On campus

Pixels or ems? In this seven-week course, designers will get an introduction into HTML and CSS with a focus on typography. The course will start off with HTML including proper use of tags, file structure, and linking. From there CSS will be introduced to apply color, layout, and text styles. Responsive styling techniques and custom fonts will be included as well.

The goal of the course is for participants to leave with a solid understanding of HTML and CSS. With these skills, you will be able to author and style web pages, a skill that can be applied to a multitude of platforms. The course is beginner oriented with no previous experience needed, however a desire to learn coding is required.

Please note that class will not meet on Monday, July 3rd.

    Required Materials

  • a laptop with OS X installed (Linux is an acceptable fallback)
  • an extension cord
  • Text editing software (Sublime is recommended)
  • Chrome web browser installed

Registration for this class will begin on May 4th.

Instructor: Stephen Cronin

Typesetting on the Web
Stephen Cronin is a front-end web developer working at The Outline living in Queens. After moving to NYC seven years ago he has spent his time working at web agencies, start ups, and editorial websites including Code and TheoryHYPERHYPER, and The Intercept. He has worked with many renowned designers in the web industry executing high-fidelity designs. During his free time he enjoys creating hand lettering artwork and practicing calligraphy. He has received calligraphy training through public workshops at Type@Cooper and Society of Scribes.