16 October20 November 2019
New York City

If you’re a designer you probably use type all the time. Maybe you’ve wondered how a typeface is made or you’ve had an idea for your own typeface. By learning the basics of designing type, you will better understand letterforms and how to put them to work in your designs.

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

6-Week Workshop: Type Design for Designers

October 16 to November 20
Wednesday 7–9:30pm

Through this class, you will be equipped with the skills to design your own typefaces and wordmarks. The class will feature a mix of hands-on experience and learning the tools and theories behind designing type. Your weekly homework (~2.5 hours) will focus on expanding on the in-class exercises in a productive way.

  • Basics of type design
  • Tools to design typefaces and wordmarks
  • Familiarity with Glyphs app (don’t worry if you don’t have it – we have extended trials for everyone)


411 E 9th St
New York, NY 10009


Thierry Blancpain (Grilli Type)

For Whom?

This workshop is perfect for you if you

  • Have no (or almost no) experience with Glyphs app
  • Use type but want to know how to make it

Limited to 11 students