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2021/2022

Practical Typography

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
BV002PT ZK 2 2P Czech
Lecturer:
Marek Brothánek (guarantor)
Tutor:
Marek Brothánek (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Physics
Synopsis:

The course is aimed at students interested in deeper knowledge of typographic rules, their historical origination and practical meaning. Students can use this information for writing their reports, individual projects and bachelor or master thesis as well as for their own publication activities (proceedings, journals, etc.). The course extends student?s knowledge from other courses e.g. Presentation skills.

Requirements:

no

Syllabus of lectures:

1.History of the book printing

2.Printing technology - history and present

3.Fonts

4.The book - structure, type page

5.Rules of line and page breaks

6.Rules of straight composition

7.Rules of straight composition

8.Rules technical composition

9.Difference of foreign-language composition

10.The proof-sheet

11.Job composition, special components

12.Colors, color space, ICC profiles

13.Pre-press

14.Reservation

Syllabus of tutorials:

no exercises

Study Objective:

The course is aimed at students interested in deeper knowledge of typographic rules, their historical origination and practical meaning. Students can use this information for writing their reports, individual projects and bachelor or master thesis as well as for their own publication activities (proceedings, journals, etc.). The course extends student?s knowledge from other courses e.g. Presentation skills.

Study materials:

Kočička, P., Blažek, F., Mohelská, L.: Praktická typografie, Computer Press, 2000.

Dvořáková Z.: DTP a předtisková příprava, Computer Press, 2008.

Smékal, J.: PostScript a PDF, Grafie CZ, 2002.

https://moodle.fel.cvut.cz/courses/BV002PT

Note:
Further information:
https://moodle.fel.cvut.cz/courses/BV002PT
Time-table for winter semester 2021/2022:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
roomT2:H1-129
Brothánek M.
14:30–16:00
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice haly
Akustická učebna
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2021/2022:
Time-table is not available yet
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2022-08-09
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet5849706.html