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We see a number of thesis/dissertation fonts discussions. I have never done one, and am curious about the underlying assumptions, which never seem to be discussed.
Who is the target audience? Is it a small group of professors who evaluate the thesis? Or every one in the design, chemistry, whatever program at the school? Or everyone in the world interested in that subject? Or the kind people who paid for the schooling? Or other? Is there a primary and secondary audience?
Are we talking about a printed document, or a pdf document viewed on a screen, or both? If both, does it get re-typeset for a different medium? Are these professionally typeset or mostly done by the student?
Hi, I am writing my thesis in design studies now - subjects about a concept suit to help with the problem of heat stress in the migrant worker population in Qatar - I am really having trouble selecting a typeface - any suggestions - I am gravitating towards a slab serif or semi serif, maybe humanist (not sure though), with a true italic, with an attractive "&" and "Q"... any suggestions? ShouldI just go with Adobe Caslon or Adobe Jenson?Need help
I am a Graphic Design student and I am making my 3rd attempt to write a thesis. By writing here, I consider myself desperate, because I cannot find a topic for my thesis. The only thing I clarified for myself is that I am interested in typography and calligraphy. And writing a thesis on these topics could help me to use what I've learned in my future projects.
Although I am reading everywhere in attempt to find something which would excite me, I am at a dead end.
So I am asking for your help.
I have in mind some questions, but I am wondering if they could evolve into a thesis argument:
1. Which are the limits of calligraphy?
2. What's the connection between typography/calligraphy and music?
I'm looking for some help with a nice font combination for my PhD thesis. I wrote it in MS Word (big mistake), but after seeing the font used by LaTeX (CMU family), I initially chose CMU Bright for headings and CMU Serif for body text.
This feels a little antiquated now, and I'd like a clean and modern feel to the thesis. I've been playing with a couple of different font combinations, and have settled on:
Open Sans (Light/Bold)
This is my first post, so be gentle. My professor, Pablo Medina, suggested this place to ask for some insight on a research paper I'm doing.
I'm basically in the formative throws right now, but I'm working towards some sort of thesis. I'm thinking about discussing how Bodoni as a transitional typeface bridges the gap between serif and sans serif fonts, and/or something else to do with its place in history.
As I said-- formative throws.
My main point of posting here is to ask if you guys can recommend any good sources, print or otherwise, for me to read up on the history and help myself get as close to a perfect grade as possible!
Anything would be appreciated, even just insight.
When I was fresh out of school I wanted to do a grandiose thesis to prove myself and ended up working for 8 years without my diploma. Now I just want to do a simple thesis project to be able to teach a couple of classes.
I am aiming to propose a new type taxonomy system for latin alphabet typefaces and I would like your valuable opinion to help me decide if this is reasonable and achievable.
I know typophiles are not fond of type classifications because they tend to misrepresent the universe of the typographic inventory. My aim is no to try to create a new definitive or better system but to explore a different perspective.
Hello every one,
I am a student at the City College of New York and is doing my thesis now,
My thesis is about signage system in a 3-d form/ structure.
and is in search of a nice serif font to go with the system.
I am working on the sketch for the structure now.
but I am wondering if anyone has information on the fonts choice that's
suitable for such project?
nicely defined san serif fonts and maybe with some variations?
any reply is greatly appreciated. again,
I am a graphic design student and have just started writing a thesis for my Bachelor Degree, about film title design and its relationship to film, and about the effects of the title design on the audience and their perception of a film. I was just wondering if anyone hade any tips on authors or books on this subject? Or maybe you have any other suggestions as to where I might find valuable information?
ps. hope I have posted this in the right place - I'm new here, so sorry if not.
Thesis is a large font superfamily, deisgned in the late 90s by Luc(as) de Groot of LucasFonts. Thesis fonts have become popular and can be seen in various publications or logotypes. The range of weights are designed using de Groot's "interpolation theory".
The fonts include TheSans, a humanist sans-serif similar to Frutiger and Segoe; TheSerif, a slab-serif; TheMix, a slab-serif font lacking some serifs; and just recently, TheAntiqua, a serif font.