2 3 December 2021
Hasselt, Belgium
Workshops

For type designers of all levels: get up to par with the latest tech in two intensive Glyphs workshop days, powered by READSEARCH institute.

Participants receive an extended trial license and can purchase their own full license at a discount.

COVID-19 measures: participants must present proof that they either fully vaccinated or recovered within the past six months. All presenters are fully vaccinated.

Workshop Day 1: A more convenient way of designing

Thursday 2 December 2021
10.00 – 17.30

Day 1. A more convenient way of designing:

  • Advanced shaping techniques: smart components, corner components, serif components
  • Advanced diacritics: multiple anchors, narrow marks
  • Advanced workflow: plug-ins, scripts, automation and batch editing

Who?

Ann Bessemans
María Pérez
Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer

For Whom?

Some experience with font engineering or type design useful.

How Much?

  • EUR 150 for both days, EUR 90 for a single day
  • EUR 90 for PXL-MAD alumni
  • free for currently enrolled PXL-MAD students
    (Payment is processed at the workshop.)

Language

Dutch and English

Prerequisites

Bring your MacBook with Glyphs 3 preinstalled.

Registration

Send an e-mail to res at glyphsapp dot com.
PXL-MAD students contact Ann Bessemans directly.

Workshop Day 2: Interpolation and Variable Fonts

Friday 3 December 2021
10.00 – 17.30

Day 2. Interpolation and Variable Fonts:

  • Produce a large font family by interpolating between multiple masters.
  • Set up axes, masters, instances; managing outline compatibility, finding and avoiding potential interpolation issues (kinks, shapeshifters).
  • Set up and export variable fonts.
  • Animate your variable font in HTML/CSS.

Who?

Ann Bessemans
María Pérez
Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer

For Whom?

Some experience with font engineering or type design useful.

How Much?

  • EUR 150 for both days, EUR 90 for a single day
  • EUR 90 for PXL-MAD alumni
  • free for currently enrolled PXL-MAD students
    (Payment is processed at the workshop.)

Language

Dutch and English

Prerequisites

Bring your MacBook with Glyphs 3 preinstalled.

Registration

Send an e-mail to res at glyphsapp dot com.
PXL-MAD students contact Ann Bessemans directly.