Mind your P's and Q's : an exploration of typography on the letterpress : an honors thesis [(HONRS 499)]

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dc.contributor.advisor Bower, Frederick J. en_US
dc.contributor.author Weeks, Megan L. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-06T19:30:25Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-06T19:30:25Z
dc.date.created 2006 en_US
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.other A-322 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/193044
dc.description.abstract I felt this creative project should be a culmination of my education in both graphic design and fine art at Ball State University. To incorporate both of these aspects, I chose to apply my knowledge of typography and design to the printing and bookmaking techniques I have learned in my printmaking classes. After conducting research on general guidelines of typography and layout, I decided to illustrate and define ten basic principles of design. I felt these ten ideals represented the core foundation of most design. A page that demonstrates each principle typographically precedes the definitions.This project has given me a better understanding of the sensitivity of typography. It has also increased my appreciation for both the efficiency and flexibility of designing on a computer, and the unique characteristics specific to rough wooden type and hand bound books.
dc.description.sponsorship Honors College
dc.format.extent 1 v. ; 30 cm. + 1 book. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Art. en_US
dc.title Mind your P's and Q's : an exploration of typography on the letterpress : an honors thesis [(HONRS 499)] en_US
dc.type Undergraduate senior honors thesis
dc.description.degree Thesis (B.?.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1340611 en_US


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    Honors theses submitted to the Honors College by Ball State University undergraduate students in partial fulfillment of degree requirements.

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