Monday, November 13

Workbook Due
class 08


Google Drive

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)

Today is a workday I do hope you come to class to work :)

Ok you should be at the final stages making sure 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 on Wed * + behance post

Jayhawk Ink

email your file to Jayhawk Ink Tuesday before 3pm to make sure you get it in time for class on Wed.

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.
When you save your file do not turn on Bleeds or crop marks just leave it.
Save as SINGLE pages not spreads!!!

Send this to Jayhawk Ink:

Dear Jayhawk Ink
Please print the attached file in Black White on 20lb paper with a Saddle Stitched binding.

Color: B/W
Paper: 20lb white paper 
Page size: 8.5x11
Binding: Staddle Stitched

My cover is the single first page and the single last page of the document.
Saved with no bleeds and single page pdf.
Please let me know if there are any problems with the file.

Thank You
your name  
email address

Lulu Publishing

*bring it in as soon it arrives 
cover will need to be as a separate file file. Follow LULU instructions


Printed book* + new Packaged file with InDesign, Fonts, Links, pdf ect (whole thing so I have everything to grade) and simple behance post. Show off your favorite spreads.

examples for reference