Wednesday, November 8

Inclass and Homework
class 07


Google Drive

Lulu Publishing

Oct 18 :: Oct 23 :: Oct 25 :: Oct 30 
Nov 1 :: Nov 6 :: Nov 8 :: Nov 13 :: Nov 15

name of your book, your name University of Kansas, 2023

Add to the beginning or end of the book.
Designed by Your Name. Class project for Typographic Systems at the University of Kansas, 2023. The text was compiled from the following sources: Elements of Typographic Style by Robert Bringhurst, Getting it Right with Type: the Do's and Don'ts of Typography by Victoria Square, Mac is Not A Typewriter by Robin Williams. This book is not to be sold to the public and to only be used by the designer for their reference and student design portfolio.

All the content below must be in your workbook. However you can organize it in any way you want. Each section can be a chapter or you can organize the content into groups and those become chapters.


01 rules check sheet
02 typographic rules

03 special characters
04 column width and hyphenation
05 hyphens and dashes  
06 quotes and apostrophes
07 kerning

08 figures and tabular tables
09 justification, letterspacing, word spacing
10 paragraph breaks

11 anatomy of type
12 typographic color
13 font classifications14 glossary of terms (optional)

refine and review

Refine and Finish: Print at new or troublesome spreads for Monday so we can take a look (print on 11 x 17 as spreads)

KEEP WORKING some of you are a bit behind you can do this.
Please Package your files so I can give give you feedback and take a look. Even just a section. I can’t look at any files after 1pm on Saturday it takes me a while to leave you feedback so you need to get me the files, so I can give you feedback and you can make refinements. I won’t be able to take deep dive looks at your book between Monday and Wed when it is due.

Cover (front and back)
Title page: same type treatment as on your cover.
Table of Contents (typography should match what you are doing in your book.
Collaphon. Front of the book (not title page or last page in your book.

PACKAGE YOUR FILE for me to give you feedback -- do not send me anything after 1pm on Saturday. That is too late for me to give you feedback. This will be the last time I can give you recorded, concentrated feedback.

Due Wed Nov 15 pdf 
Print a Jayhawk Ink here is what you need to do to make sure your file is correct for Jayhawk Ink

Front Cover is single first page of your InDesign Doc
Back Cover is single last page of your InDesing Doc
Total number of pages has to be divided by 4! so if you have a document that is 62 pages the printer will add 2 blank white pages *you don’t want that.
A black and white version on the cheapest white paper should cost between $6 - $7 

If you want to go for it and make a cover proof at LULU.
Than you need your cover as a separate document.

This is Monday’s homework so you know what is ahead of you

USE THE GRID: if you don’t I can’t pass you on this project: a few intensional breaks are fine but all body text!
USE Character Styles: if you don’t use them I can’t pass you on this project so make sure you are using them.
ALL THE RULES that are in the book have to be used like --, hyphenation rules, em or en dash, tabs ect.
FIX all widows and orphans
THE CONTENT should be the showcase of your book not “Graphic Design -- elements -- content is king”

printed B/W at Jayhawk due at 3:20 Wed *if you sent to to

Lulu Publishing

bring it in as soon it arrives

+ new Packaged file with InDesign, Fonts, Links, pdf ect (whole thing so I have everything to grade)