Glyphs at DiaTipo 2019

  • Event
  • São Paulo

Rare occasion on the southern hemisphere: Glyphs will be present at this year’s DiaTipo São Paulo! Conference participants receive an extended trial license and can purchase their own full license at a discount.

Advanced Glyphs Workshop: Custom Parameters, Smart Components, Variable Fonts

When?

12 December 2019
Full day (8 hours, with lunch break)

Who?

Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer

Where?

Senac Scipião
R. Scipião, 67 - Lapa, São Paulo - SP, 05047-060

For whom?

Advanced workshop. At least some experience in type design or font engineering recommended.

Prerequisites

Bring your MacBook with Glyphs 2 preinstalled.

  • Advanced shaping techniques: smart components, corner components, serif components
  • Advanced diacritics: multiple anchors, narrow marks
  • Advanced screen optimisation: hinting in PS and TT
  • Advanced workflow: plug-ins, scripts, automation and batch editing
  • Production of a large font family: set up masters, set up instances, manage axes, manage custom parameters, keep glyphs compatible.
  • Variable Fonts: define values and redefine axes for implementation in variable fonts. Plus: animate your glyphs in HTML/CSS.

Software Presentation: The very latest Glyphs

When?

Fri 13 December 2019,
Duration: approx 1.5 hrs
details t.b.a.

Who?

Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer

Where?

Senac Scipião
R. Scipião, 67 - Lapa, São Paulo - SP, 05047-060

How much?

Free entrance

For whom?

Designers of all skill and experience levels, no prior experience required. Also experiences Glyphs users will find it interesting.

Prerequisites

None

Registration

Registration is free

How do you make a font with the very latest version of Glyphs? Join Glyphs team member Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer in a quick and fun walkthrough, touching all important parts of modern type design and font production. Warning: Some surprising insights guaranteed for both newbies and pros!

Lecture: Yes, but can OpenType do this?

When?

Sat 14 December 2019
Details t.b.a.

Who?

Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer

Where?

Auditório Nobre, no edifício sede do Senac São Paulo

Can animations be put into fonts? And what about games? Learn the answer to these questions, and how Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan sparked the gamification of fonts, in this short and fun tour de force through the possibilities of modern fonts. This presentation contains no prepared slides, all typing is done live.