14 November 201812 June 2019
Antwerp, Belgium

On ten Wednesdays from November 2018 to June 2019, Dr. Frank E. Blokland will teach an expert class on type design at Museum Plantin-Moretus in Antwerp.

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

Expert Class Type Design 2018–2019

Antwerp, Belgium

The purpose of the course is to facilitate students’ exploration and analyzation of the historical and technical (production) aspects of type and typography, to teach them how to design type into detail, to help them to develop an in-depth insight in the process of digital font production, and to support them to gain control over related software.


Museum Plantin-Moretus
Vrijdagmarkt 22
2000 Antwerp, Belgium

(Lessons will take place in the Auditorium.)


Dr. Frank E. Blokland

How Much?

EUR 1750




EcTd students are expected to bring with them a laptop and are provided with font production software. (E.g., you can bring your MacBook with Glyphs 2 preinstalled.) Plus some analogue equipment: see the EcTd course info for all details.


Send an e-mail to plantin dot instituut at stad dot antwerpen dot be.