Writing System for Your Kingdom
Purpose. To offer first year students
the opportunity to analyze, create, and understand the basic
element of typography: the letter. Also to let the student
experience and experiment with composition and color.
a small element. Based on the visual principals of your chosen
element, design a set of "characters" for your imaginary
kingdom. Your writing system should be simple enough to be
easily understood and learned by the small children of your kingdom.
Design a promotional poster for your writing system, using a photograph
of the element and your set of characters. This project was
designed for the second semester of the first year class.
Format. A2 (420 X 594 mm or 16 1/2
X 23 3/8 inches)
Time. Six weeks. Once a week. 4