Glyphs at Kroje 2019

  • Event
  • Warsaw

See you in Poland at Kroje conference 2019! Kroje is a two-day event taking place on 27th and 28th September 2019, preceded by a few days of workshops (tickets sold separately). The conference itself contains 14 lectures delivered by a variety of speakers for 300+ attendees.

Workshop: Create your own color font

When?

Wednesday 25 September,
18:00–21:00

Who?

Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer

Where?

Agora SA
ul. Czerska 8/10, Warszawa

How much?

t.b.a.

For whom?

Type, graphic, UI and web designers

Prerequisites

Bring your MacBook with Glyphs 2 preinstalled.

Registration

Kroje Workshops

Links

Ticket for the workshop

In this fun & short workshop, you will create a color font in Glyphs, for use on the web or in InDesign. You will explore various color formats, and even put a selfie of yours into a font!

Learn how to:

  • Create a font from scratch in Glyphs
  • Draw shapes and add color layers
  • Create color variations
  • Add bitmap images for a photo font
  • Export various color formats
  • Test your fonts in Adobe apps and web browsers

Workshop: Create your own Variable Pixel Font and animate it

When?

Thursday 26 September
17:00–20:00

Who?

Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer

Where?

Agora SA
ul. Czerska 8/10, Warszawa

How much?

t.b.a.

For whom?

Type, graphic, UI and web designers

Prerequisites

Bring your MacBook with Glyphs 2 and a recent web browser preinstalled (Chrome if you do not have the latest macOS).

Registration

Ticket for the workshop

Links

Kroje Workshops

In this fun & short workshop, you will create a pixel font in Glyphs, add animate it, and make your pixel letters come to life in a web browser. It’s easier than you think!

You will learn how to:

  • create a font in Glyphs
  • reuse shapes effectively
  • add gimmicks to your font
  • add pixel shape variants
  • interpolate between pixel shapes
  • animate your font in a web browser
  • create HTML and CSS for advanced animation

Lecture: Making a Difference. Type Design and Politics

When?

Sunday 28 September
16:00 (closing lecture)

Who?

Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer

Where?

Teatr Kamienica
al. Solidarności 93,
00-144 Warszawa

Links

Kroje Conference Programme

Making a Difference: Type Design and Politics. Contrary to popular belief, fonts are not merely beautiful hobbies for type nerds or simple tools for any task, but can really make a difference. Join type designer Rainer Scheichelbauer on a tour through the political side of type design.