Brian Kaminsky

Start Date



Wednesdays, 6:30-10pm, Saturdays, 9am-12:30pm–See Special Schedule



End Date


Meeting Day

Wednesdays and 3 Saturdays



This online course features the following types of interaction:

  • Live meetings
  • Live critiques

This course is an exploration of how typographic techniques and principles are used for effective visual communications through professional typesetting, typographic layout, and expressive use of type. Students build skills for creating cohesive typographic systems, information hierarchy, and typographic grids.

Prerequisites: working knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator. For Graphic Design Certificate Students: Foundations of Graphic Design should be taken first or at the same time as Typography.


This class meets:

Wednesdays, 6:30pm-10pm, May 31-August 9 (no class Wed, July 26)
Saturdays, 9am-12:30pm, June 3, 10 and August 12




Alisa Aronson is a professional graphic designer with over 20 years’ experience as a professional designer and design teacher. She is Director of MassArt’s Communication Design Certificate Program, for which she is responsible for all curriculum, faculty supervision, application and graduating portfolio review.  She currently teaches Foundations of Graphic Design and Typography. Alisa received her … Read more