Learn from renowned professionals and experienced instructors including Jean François Porchez (Typofonderie), Mathieu Réguer and Julien Priez. Alice Savoie and Xavier Dupré will conduct specialized and hands-on sessions. This year the weekly international guest critics for #typeparis16 are Indra Kupferschmid, Martina Flor, Peter Bilak (Typotheque), Alexandra Korolkova (ParaType), Lucas Sharp (Sharp Type).
The comprehensive programme runs 5 days a week for 5 weeks and totals 160 hours with your instructors. 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 #tptalks16 (see last year twitter: #tptalks15 + instagram: #tptalks15). 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 the following local speakers: Helena Ichbiah (Ich&Kar), Bernard Brechet (Gédéon), with more people to be announced!
The programme is in English and covers traditional drawing 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. Application period is over for 2016, be ready for 2017.
The #typeparis16 programme will take place between 20 June 2016 and 22 July 2016. Your daily presence is required for the validation of the programme certificate. The programme is limited to 15 participants.
4200 Euros tuition-fees will cover the 2016
programme and related visits for 5 weeks.
You are an experienced graphic designer, typographer, web designer or even design school typography teacher.
You are a recent design student graduate, passionate and eager to deepen your typography skills and knowledge.
You want to try an immersive typographic programme in order to gain a better understanding of what it takes to produce professional type designs at a high level of quality.