7 May 2015

Beginning of May, Glyphs team member Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer will give a one-day rundown on what’s new in the latest version of the app at the Dalton Maag office in London. This is a hands-on presentation and workshop for type designers.

What’s New in Glyphs 2.0

  • Who: Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer
  • When: 7 May, 11.00 am thru 7.00 pm (with coffee and lunch breaks)
  • Where: Dalton Maag, 8th Floor, Blue Star House, 234-240 Stockwell Road, London SW9 9SP
  • Price: GBP 70
  • Language: English
  • Prerequisites: prior experience in Glyphs 1.x or any other type design software
  • If you want to try out stuff live, bring your MacBook with OS X 10.9.5 or later. Glyphs 2.0 runs great on OS X 10.10 Yosemite.
  • Limited seating: 10 places
  • Interested? Please send an e-mail to Rainer Erich directly: res (at) glyphsapp (dot) com.

Topics covered will include:

Controlling paths: curvature (fit curve, harmonizing curve segments), overlaps.
Re-using shapes: components, smart components, smart corners & caps.
Diacritics: combining marks and dynamic mark attachment.
Controlling metrics: automatic alignment, linked sidebearings, kerning.
Batch processing: filters, custom parameters.
OpenType features: automated and customized feature code.
Interpolation: multiple master, brackets, braces.
Screen optimization: PS & TT hinting, automatic and manual.
Font formats: exporting CFF/OTF, TTF, webfonts.
Color fonts: working on multiple layers.
Extend the app: scripts and plugins.