Glyphs at BITS 2017

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  • Bangkok

This year’s Bangkok International Typography Symposium will see Glyphs workshops and a stage presentation. Don’t miss it, it’s going to be fun.

Workshop: Start your first Font in Glyphs

When?

Saturday, 28 October 2017
10:00 am — 6:00 pm

Who?

Miriam Surányi and Lisa Schultz

Where?

TCDC Charuenkrung
Grand Postal Building
Charoenkrung Road, Bangkok

How much?

USD 35.00

For whom?

Everybody is welcome. No prior experience in type design necessary. Max. 20 attendees.

Prerequisites

Bring your own MacBook (10.9+) with the trial of Glyphs installed, a pencil and a piece of paper.

Registration

International registration
สำหรับผู้เข้าร่วมชาวไทย

Links

http://bitscon.asia/program/2017-lisa-schultz-and-miriam-surnyi

In this introduction to Latin type design, attendees will sketch and digitise a lowercase n, then proceed to draw a few letters more. You will also learn how to reuse the shapes you have already drawn for creating diacritic letters, and how to create an alternate letter variant.

Workshop attendees will receive an extended trial license, handouts for continuing their design, and are entitled to a discount for the full version of Glyphs.

Workshop: Advanced Techniques in Glyphs

When?

Saturday, 28 October 2017
10:00 am — 6:00 pm

Who?

Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer

Where?

TCDC Charuenkrung
Grand Postal Building
Charoenkrung Road, Bangkok

How much?

USD 35.00

For whom?

Some prior experience in type design expected: Users of Glyphs or other type design software. Max. 20 participants.

Prerequisites

Bring your own MacBook (10.9+) with the trial of Glyphs installed. Not necessary but useful: Windows with Word in a virtualisation environment (like Fusion or Parallels) on the same Mac.

Registration

International registration
สำหรับผู้เข้าร่วมชาวไทย

Links

http://bitscon.asia/program/2017-rainer-erich-scheichelbauer

How to produce Multiple Masters and Variable Fonts, how to produce and test webfonts, and how to optimise your font for the screen with PS and TT Autohinting.

Workshop attendees will receive an extended trial license, and are entitled to a discount for the full version of Glyphs.

Lecture: More Fonts, More Fun

When?

Sunday 29 October
Afternoon Session: 1.30pm - 3:00pm

Who?

Lisa Schultz and Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer

Where?

W Hotel
กทม, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon
10500 Thailand

How much?

Included in the conference fee (USD 150)

Registration

International registration
สำหรับผู้เข้าร่วมชาวไทย

Links

http://bitscon.asia/program/bits2017-conference

The potential of modern fonts has grown immensely over the past decade, and some great changes are still ahead of us. This presentation is about what fonts already can do, what they will soon be able to do, and what type designers and digital punchcutters do to make that possible.