Graphic & Media Design

Thomas Nelson Community College



This is the faculty web site for Janice Hathaway. This site is a resource for students and others interested in typography, graphic design and interactive design.


Typography is study of typefaces in contemporary media. This study includes a review of the basic terms, anatomy and classifications of typefaces and type families as well as their historical development.

graphic design

Graphic design focuses on design concepts for print based publishing. The stages of a publication are examined including typesetting, digital imaging of illustrations and  photographs and page layouts.

interactive design

Interactive design focuses on design concepts for desktop computers, tablets and mobile phones. Emphasis is given to creating structure though the use of contemporary coding technique.

"Creativity is contagious, pass it on."

— Albert Einstein