This studio course begins the process for the graduate thesis. The connection of research, analytic process, and strategy is the starting point of all work. Typography, form, and meaning across all media is emphasized. Students will explore communication across multiple media and technologies maintaining a clear messaging. Starting with his or her goals, the student will research, analyze, and create form for a singular message. He or she will explore the explicit and covert meanings created with imagery and typography. The manipulation of form to create meaning will be a priority, while maintaining excellence in craft, typography, and execution.