This lesson goes into a lot more depth and detail about some of the complex typographical attributes such as: Paragraphs, Headings, Formatting, Alignment, Tracking and Kerning, Runaround, Captions, Folios and Running heads. This additional lesson goes into more detail about other typographical attributes such as: Font Styles and Style Sheets, Widows and Orphans, Lists, Tabulation, Hyphenation… Read More »
This lesson explores the principles behind creating content that is influential, clear and works. The lesson is broken into four sections; Creativity, Influence, Structure and Testing, and aims to ensure that content is as good as it can be in every way, catering to the right audience in the right way.
This lesson explores the different classifications of typeface and the different types and uses of fonts. The historical development of type design has been inseparable from the developments of the tools, equipment and materials used to make and print the type. As we have advanced through the 20th and 21st century it has become easier… Read More »
The objectives of this lesson are to: Recognise reading strategies Use spelling strategies Recognise homophones Effectively use apostrophes Plan writing Proofread for spelling and grammatical errors Record learner support Use the English marking strategy Spelling Strategies Spelling strategies are tips to help you to remember how to spell certain words Say it as it looks… Read More »
This lesson explores a vast range of topics surrounding typography, hopefully including everything you ever needed to know plus much more. Due to the shear quantity of information on this subject, we have divided the lesson into different sections below to help you find what you’re interested in more simply. For a general overview as… Read More »
This lesson dives into a deeper exploration of different design principles. It is worth reading through the basic introduction to design before starting this lesson, though this lesson does stand on it own right. The design principles discussed in this lesson include: Balance Symmetry and space Unity Harmony Rhythm Colour Emphasis Movement Proportion Scale Visual… Read More »
The function of design is to communicate – whether it’s about a product, a concept, an image or a company. Yet the problem the designer faces is how to choose the right combination of elements, such as headings, text, and illustrations to get the message across in the most original and effective way. This lesson… Read More »
This lesson explores the hardware and software that might be used in design, desktop publishing and Digital Pre-Press. Revision: State five items of hardware commonly found in DTP and Prepress State five examples of the type of computer software found in DTP and Prepress and describe three of them. State three reasons for incompatibility of hardware and/or software State two… Read More »