1214 April 2018
Berlin
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TYPO Labs aims to connect font engineers and practitioners with OS developers, CSS experts and academics. The purpose is to provide a platform for the exchange of best practices, advance the state of the art and encourage the integration of new type technologies into future digital communications. Created for developers by developers, the third TYPO Labs will cover the full stack of font developments, including OpenType Variation, CJK deployment and type challenges in the field of VR and AR.

Workshop: Variable Fonts in Glyphs

Friday, April 13th
11.30 a.m.

Learn how to set up Variable Fonts in Glyphs, and how to bring your existing Multiple Master setups into OTVar, how to create, customize and juggle variation axes with virtual masters. In this workshop, join us in creating a multiple-axis font with a few glyphs, exporting and testing it. Learn which tricks and which Python scripts can help you in the process.

Where?

Umweltforum
Pufendorfstraße 11, 10249 Berlin
Workshop room: Neue Mälzerei, Plenarsaal

Who?

Rainer Scheichelbauer
Georg Seifert
Miriam Surányi

Language

English

Prerequisites

Bring your MacBook with the latest Glyphs 2 preinstalled, and a recent browser (Safari on High Sierra or the latest Firefox and Chrome).

Registration

Tickets for Typo Labs

Lecture: State of Glyphs

Friday, April 13th
6.00 p.m.

Let us take you through the latest developments concerning Glyphs, Variable Fonts in Glyphs, CJK in Glyphs, designing and producing fonts with 20k+ glyphs, Smart Components, taking full control of TrueType hinting, the latest and greatest tricks in path drawing, and be in for a surprise or two.

Who?

Rainer Scheichelbauer
Georg Seifert

Language

English

Registration

Tickets for Typo Labs