Glyphs at BITS 2019

  • Event
  • Chiang Mai, Thailand

The only Typographic & Type Design Festival in South East Asia comes to the beautiful hillside city of Chiang Mai. Presented by TAB+TAC and Cadson Demak. Where Type meets Lanna Style hospitality. Design, Education, Technology plus Funs all in one package.

Glyphs will be present with:

Conference and workshop participants receive an extended trial license and can purchase their own full license at a discount.

Workshop: Variable Pixel Fonts with Glyphs

When?

11 October 2019

Who?

Lisa Schultz (Schriftlabor)
Miriam Surányi (Schriftlabor)

Where?

TCDC Chiang Mai

For whom?

Beginners and experienced designers alike. No prior knowledge of type design or Glyphs necessary.

Prerequisites

Bring your MacBook with Glyphs 2 preinstalled.

Discover Glyphs by building your own pixel font! Then, we will add variable axes to the pixel shape, and export a variable font. We will then proceed to animate your pixel font in a web browser. First, in a font test page, then, optionally, i.e. if you are geeky enough to type some CSS code, in a CodePen document.

Workshop: Responsive icons with Variable Font technology

When?

11 October 2019

Who?

Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer

Where?

TCDC Chiang Mai

For whom?

Beginners and experienced designers alike. No prior knowledge of type design or Glyphs necessary.

Prerequisites

Bring your MacBook with Glyphs 2 preinstalled.

Variable fonts are on their way to become the vector graphic format of the future. In this workshop, learn how to create an icon in Glyphs, add a morphing axis to it, and export it as a variable font. Subsequently, learn how to trigger icon animation in simple CSS and HTML.