Berlin Letters 2019

We are happy to support the Berlin Letters Festival, and we will be present, among other things, with an introductory workshop!

Participants receive an extended trial license and can purchase their own full license at a discount.

Glyphs: Introduction to Type Design with Sol Matas

When?

Saturday, 18 May 2019
10:00 – 18:00

Who?

Sol Matas

Where?

Colonia Nova
Thiemannstrasse 1
Tor 4, Haus 5, Aufgang 1
12059 Berlin-Neukölln

How much?

EUR 120

For whom?

This workshop is suitable for designers and those in love with typography. You don’t need to have any previous experience in type design, but you will have a better time if you have some experience drawing Bézier vectors (e.g., with Adobe apps such as Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop)

Max 16 participants.

Prerequisites

Bring your MacBook with Glyphs 2 preinstalled.

Registration

Register at Eventbrite

Links

All info on the Berlin Letters site

In this one day session, you will be introduced to the type design process and you will have the essential technical knowledge to start your own font. You will create a font from scratch and after attending this workshop you will be able to continue the work on your font by yourself.

Contents:
• Sketching
• Basics of drawing
• Digitizing, adding diacritical marks
• Spacing and kerning
• Generating the font and testing it in Adobe apps