|Institution:||California State University—Chico|
|Category:||Design History, Systems, Type Design, Typography|
|Filed Under:||Design History, Form-making, Four-year Program, Poster, Technology|
Design two new glyph structures for the “ten” and “eleven” numerals in a base-12 system and apply them to a selected typeface that contains old-style numerals. Design a poster that displays your glyphs in context.
Introduction to type design, typographic history/technology and systems.
Vector drawings of two glyphs in context. PDF of 15.5" x 22" poster.
Robert Bringhurst, The Elements of Typographic Style Karen Cheng, Designing Type http://www.dozenal.org/drupal/content/duodecimal-bulletin.html
Lots of examples and explanation helped students to understand the problem.