Communication Design

Print Production

Integrated course, 3.00 ECTS


Course content

Experimental visual design on the basis of an associative task with emphasis on concept, font/text, image/illustration. Applied typography consisting of analysis and reflection on the current use of fonts (print and digital), history of fonts, font designers, font design as discipline, macro typography, designing with images and font.
Language: German

Learning outcomes

Comprehensive knowledge of theory and practice of analogue and digital visual design, from DTP to E-Zine.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Books: Friedrich Forssmann & Ralph de Jong, Detailtypographie
Annette Gevatter, Druckreif,
Paul Renner, Die Kunst der Typographie
Processing: Creative Coding and Computional Art
Helmut Schmid, Gestaltung ist Haltung
Hans-Peter Willberg & Friedrich Forssmann, Lesetypographie
Journals: Create Digital Motion (Blog), Page, nDesign, Code77

Mode of delivery


Prerequisites and co-requisites

Basics of DTP publishing and typography

Assessment methods and criteria

immanent examination character