Type@Paris 2017

  • Event
  • Paris, France

Glyphs is happy to be a software sponsor of this year’s Type@Paris, a wonderful way to get started in, or deepen your understanding of, type design. Be quick and apply before 14 March 2017!

‘Learn how to design type from scratch here in Europe. Based in Paris and launched by the Typofonderie team in 2015, TypeParis is an intensive type design programme. Our unique approach continues the long tradition of type design study that started in France back in the 1970’s.’

PS: Attendees can buy their full Glyphs license for a steep student discount.

Type@Paris 2017

When?

19 June through 21 July, 2017

Who?

Jean-François Porchez, Xavier Dupré, Indra Kupferschmid, Julien Priez and Mathieu Réguer.
International confirmed guest critics include: Veronika Burian, Marina Chaccur, Stéphane Elbaz, Mário Feliciano, Albert-Jan Pool and Sumner Stone.

Where?

Paris, France.

How much?

EUR 4200 (programme and visits)

For whom?

Graphic designers, typographers, web designers, design school typography teachers and recent design graduates, who are eager to deepen their typography skills and knowledge.

Max 15 participants.

Registration

Complete the form on the Type@Paris website

Links

https://www.typeparis.com

The comprehensive programme runs 5 days a week for 5 weeks. The majority of sessions will be provided by two instructors together. With two sessions a day, instructors will deliver 340 hours of instruction during the 5 weeks. During this time several visits have been arranged to see notable french institutions and discover the immense and fascinating history of type, including the collectiuons at Bibliothèque Nationale, Bibliothèque Mazarine, Paul Jammes bookshop, Musée de l’Imprimerie in Lyon, etc.

Each Wednesday in Paris we organize the #tptalks17 (see last year #tptalks16). A series of free talks open to the public and streamed live to the world. The amazing evenings involve two speakers and one facilitator. A tote-bag full of typographic goodies is given to all attendees! The evenings run late with conversation, food and drink. This year the weekly international guests will speaks as some others people to be announced!

The programme is in English and covers the learning of know-how in typeface design and calligraphy techniques, type history, and modern software practices. Attendees will gain knowledge through references and perspectives to help understand the key structure of letterforms. This forms the necessary foundation required in order to create a contemporary typeface design. Participants leave the programme with the specialized skills to help them design professional high quality digital typefaces, lettering and logotypes. Apply before the 14 March 2017!