1519 October 2018
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

This workshop will take participants through the initial stages of developing a digital font with an emphasis on practical exercises. Participants receive an extended trial license and can purchase their own full license at a discount.

Phnom Penh Type Workshop

15th to 19th October, 2018
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm (Monday to Friday)

Activities will include experimenting with writing tools, developing an individual concept for your typeface, and learning how to digitise and draw letterforms with type design software. No type design experience necessary.

Aim: To give participants a practical understanding of the type design process from initial sketches to digitizing and refining their typefaces.


Open Institute, Phnom Penh

For Whom?

Open to anybody (max 20 participants) from any country. Participants will be selected among applicants. Priority will be given to designers or design students, and particularly to Cambodian professional designers.

How Much?

Free enrollment and tuition (no support for travel or accommodation)


English with Khmer language support


Experience using computers required, but no previous experience on doing typeface design necessary. Students should bring pencils, pens and notepads, laptops with font editing software (a free demonstration version of Glyphs is available).


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