Learn from renowned professionals and experienced instructors including Xavier Dupré, Indra Kupferschmid, Jean François Porchez (founder of TypeParis), Julien Priez and Mathieu Réguer. The weekly international confirmed guest critics for #typeparis17 are Veronika Burian, Marina Chaccur, Stéphane Elbaz, Mário Feliciano, Albert-Jan Pool and Sumner Stone. In previous years, great people joined us too!
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 collections at Bibliothèque Nationale, Bibliothèque Mazarine, Paul Jammes bookshop, Musée de l’Imprimerie in Lyon, etc.
Each Tuesday 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 many others: Olivier Alexanian, Thibault Caizergues, Agnès Dahan, Stéphane Elbaz, François Morel, Sylvia Tournerie.
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.
The #typeparis17 programme will take place between 19 June 2017 and 21 July 2017. Your daily presence is required for the validation of the programme certificate. The programme is limited to 15 participants. More details on FAQ.
4200 Euros tuition-fees cover the 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.
In 2016+2015 the attendees came from all over the world: Australia, Canada, France, India, Lebanon, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Spain, Sweeden, Thailand, United Arab Emirates and the United States. See the results of #typeparis16 on twitter and instagram produced by the People that attended and read the reports on our News section.
“It was a real pleasure to work with the students as they embarked on such a fantastic opportunity and journey. It’s not just about making a typeface but looking and being inspired by the whole history that France has to offer this art. Well done TypeParis!”