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Laura Franz

Laura Franz Laura Franz is an associate professor of design and chair of the Design department at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. She teaches a wide range of type classes and is the co-coordinator of the Graduate Certificate in Web and Interaction Design, where she also teaches a web typography class. Professionally, Laura designs for both print and the web. Ongoing creative research projects include historictype.com, goodwebfonts.com, and the New Bedford Typeface Project, and she is author of the ebook Typographic Web Design: How to Think Like a Typographer in HTML and CSS. She is particularly interested in how to teach future typographers the art and responsibilities of the craft.
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  • view course page for Choosing and Using Web Fonts

    Focuses on the theories behind web fonts: showing what makes a good font, why different fonts look the way they do, and how they affect the look of your web page.

    6h 52m
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  • view course page for Typography for Web Designers

    Choose fonts for a web site and create beautiful, readable type, incorporating web fonts, CSS styles, and simple typographic rules.

    6h 25m
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