Single-Frame Concert Poster
|Institution:||California State University—Chico|
|Category:||Graphic Design, Information Design, Print, Typography, Visual Communication|
|Filed Under:||BA Program, Form-making, Four-year Program, Poster|
Design a typographic concert poster using two contrasting type families within a single InDesign text frame.
Choosing + pairing typefaces, color theory, contrast + similarity, form + counterform, hierarchy, macro- + micro-aesthetics, modular grids, paragraph formatting + rules, proportional scale, rhythm and syntax.
indd and pdf files for a 15.5" x 22" poster.
Willi Kunz, Typography: Macro- + Micro-Aesthetics
Placing all of the text into a single text frame forces students to think carefully about their composition: alignments, measurements and negative spaces. They were also restricted from using multiple hidden characters (returns, tabs, word spaces, etc).