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Project. Concert Program Design

Purpose. To understand and exploit the many ways in which creative typography can be combined with the folding/cutting of paper to create an effective solution.

Assignment. Study the rough copy (CD or typewritten) and create a hierachy of its content. Using this information create a design based upon your research of formats, layouts, typefaces, and folding possibilities. Finally, with the help of available software, present a mockup (presentation piece) along with an accurate description of the folding.

Format. Variable

Time. 10 sessions of 3 hours

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Rudolph Meyer Swiss graphic designer and student of Armin Hofmann and Emil Ruder, settled in France during the 1960’s. Since then he has divided his time between teaching and his professional activities: the design of visual identity programs, posters, logos,exhibitions, products, and cartography.

Rudi Meyer is a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale and teaches at the renowned École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris where he is responsible for inspiring a generation of graphic designers students and making them aware of the importance of basic design, typographic research, and the strong tradition of the French poster.

Philippe Millot lives and works in Paris. He teaches typography at the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs and graphic design at École Nationale Supérieure de Creation Industrielle. He is also a visiting professor at L’Atelier National de Recherche Typographique in Nancy. Philippe Millot is a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale.

The work of Philippe Millot has received numerous awards: the STD (Society of Typographic Design, London) for Saisons Musicales de Radio France; Grand Prix ADC (Art Directors Club) for a series of books for the APDF (Association pour la Diffusion de la Pensée Française) Ministere des Affaires Etrangere and the publisher of Cent Pages. Philippe is also credited with the creation of the web site for the APDF, considered one of the most beautiful French web sites.

Philippe Millot has been featured in such magazines as Baseline, STD Journal, TM/RSI (Swiss Typographic Magazine), Minimix, and his work exhibited by the Bibliotheque Nationale de France.

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