from MIT Press which appeared in 2017. An earlier work, , (1994) tells the story of the through 254 developmental drawings.
Professor Skaggs also designs fonts for specialized purposes. Rieven, a postmodern romanized uncial with italics, received a major international award, the , in 2010. Maxular Rx (2017) is the first font designed specifically for people who suffer from macular degeneration.
A longtime proponent of the experimental possibilities of calligraphy, his fine art often explores expressive improvisation. His work is in the permanent collections of the , the and the , Berlin.
His first volume of poetry, appeared in 2006; his second, a collaboration with five other poets is called Six Voices and is available starting in October 2017.
ART 205: Foundation Design Methods
ART 371: Introduction to Graphic Design
ART 571: Letterforms I
ART 572: Letterforms II
ART 573: Identity Systems
ART 574: The Book Form
ART 575: Packaging
ART 579: Directed Study in Graphic Design
ART 590: Visual Semiotics
ARTH 501: History and Issues in Graphic Design
Research Areas and Projects
Graphic Design Theory
Visual Identity Systems