Grids and Layout
This live, in-person workshop celebrates Ellen Lupton’s new book, Thinking with Type, 3rd Edition. Create structured layouts and elegant details while designing a typographic poster/broadside. Use grids to organize content, build hierarchies, and generate visual elements. Explore alignment, balance, grouping, color, type choice, and tension. Hone your individual approach to typographic thinking and receive active feedback. Participants will receive a signed copy of Ellen’s new book!
- A laptop with Adobe InDesign installed
- A notebook and sketching materials
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Registration for this class will open on January 3, 2024.
About Ellen Lupton
Ellen Lupton is a designer, writer, and educator. Her books include Design Is Storytelling, Graphic Design Thinking, Health Design Thinking, and Extra Bold: A Feminist, Inclusive, Anti-Racist, Nonbinary Field Guide for Graphic Designers. The third edition of her bestselling book Thinking with Type launches in March 2024. She teaches in the Graphic Design MFA program at Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore (MICA), where she serves as the Betty Cooke and William O. Steinmetz Design Chair. She is Curator Emerita at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City, where her exhibitions included Herbert Bayer: Bauhaus Master and The Senses: Design Beyond Vision.