Typeface design education from Cooper Union
Grids and Layout Promotion

Grids and Layout
with Ellen Lupton

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!

Required Materials

  • 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.

Registration is now closed

Sat, April 27, 2024

On campus at Cooper Union
New York, NY

About Ellen Lupton

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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.