Creative Typesetting for Editorial Projects

A course by Fraser Muggeridge , Typographic Designer

Typographic Designer. London, United Kingdom.
Joined December 2020

Learn to apply practical typographic details to a piece of text to communicate tone, feeling, and emotion

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  • 1474 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Learn to apply practical typographic details to a piece of text to communicate tone, feeling, and emotion

A course by Fraser Muggeridge

To have an eye for detail in editorial design, it is important to understand the tone and emotion of typography and how it affects the entire layout. Through his studio, Fraser Muggeridge has been helping clients like Metronomy, Hot Chip, Taylor Swift, and Thames and Hudson communicate messages, values, and ideas.

In this online course, Fraser takes you through his creative process to design an editorial layout, ready to be printed on the page. Learn how to rearrange a complex text into an original and communicative piece.

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What will you learn in this online course?

15 lessons & 15 downloads

Learning to See
14 minutes, 29 seconds
Principles of Typography 1
19 minutes, 19 seconds
Principles of Typography 2
11 minutes, 40 seconds
Printing and Proofing
9 minutes, 5 seconds
The Brief and Hierarchy
10 minutes, 1 second
The Paragraph
9 minutes, 31 seconds
  • 100% positive reviews (30)
  • 1474 students
  • 15 lessons (2h 42m)
  • 15 additional resources (5 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Redesign a complex piece of text for a printed page, tackling creative issues like hierarchy, structure, and details.

Who is this online course for?

This course is ideal for graphic designers who want to explore the editorial world.

Requirements and materials

To take this course, you need an understanding of graphic design, as well as access to Adobe InDesign, and a printer.


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Fraser Muggeridge

A course by Fraser Muggeridge

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Typographic Designer

Fraser Muggeridge studio is a typographic design company based in London. Throughout a wide range of formats, from artists’ books and exhibition catalogs to posters, marketing material, exhibitions, and websites, the studio prioritizes artists’ and writers’ content over signature style.

Fraser Muggeridge founded and is a tutor at Typography Summer School, a week-long program of typographic study for recent graduates and professionals, held in London (since 2010) and New York (since 2013). He is a visiting lecturer at The University of Readingon the MA Book Design Course and Camberwell College of Art, London, 2nd Year of BA Graphic Design. His work is showcased in the Special Collections at Chelsea College of Arts Library, London; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; The Museum of Modern Art Library, New York, and The Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Examples

    • Learning to See
    • Principles of Typography 1
    • Principles of Typography 2
    • Printing and Proofing
  • U3

    System

    • The Brief and Hierarchy
    • The Paragraph
    • Grids and Marginalia
    • Mathematics
  • U4

    Details

    • Letter and Word Spacing
    • Typographic Detail
    • Paragraph Shape
  • U5

    Sharing Your Typographic Work

    • Finalising Your Project
    • You Are Not the Designer
  • FP

    Final project

    • Creative Typesetting for Editorial Projects

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Creative Typesetting for Editorial Projects. Design course by Fraser Muggeridge

Creative Typesetting for Editorial Projects

A course by Fraser Muggeridge
Typographic Designer. London, United Kingdom.
Joined December 2020
  • 100% positive reviews (30)
  • 1474 students