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Project. Experimental Typography

Purpose. An exercise in free-form design to stretch the imagination.

Assignment. Without preplanning, randomly cut a number of 3-inch squares from a newspaper, magazine, or other printed material. Select one that offers design possibilities. Enlarge the image on the computer to a 6-inch square. Next, while retaining the character and proportions of the original, create a new variation by rewriting the copy or changing the typefaces and illustrations.

Format. 6 X 6 inches (15 X 15 centimeters)

Time. 3 hours

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