The 5-week type design programme that you’ve been waiting for starts on 19 June and ends 21 July 2017.
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 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!
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.
4200 Euros tuition-fees will cover the 2017
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.
To apply just prepare a single A4 sized PDF named “yournamefamilynametypeparis17” that is no larger than 10 MB. The PDF needs to include the following two sections:
Portfolio No more than twelve graphic/typographic design projects. These should demonstrate your proficiency in graphic design, typography, lettering and knowledge of Béziers curves! If a project involves other people please state your role.
Curriculum-résumé Additonal information including any specific courses or workshops you’ve undertaken; which software applications you are proficient with; and any traditional technics or skills such as calligraphy and lettering.
”The best part of TypeParis isn’t the incredibly inspiring and historic city of Paris, or the wonderful instructors, or the friends you will make that will be your friends for years to come, but the amazing sense of community you will experience during those 5 weeks. Finding your people, type lovers just like yourself, and experience the generosity of the instructors and visiting lecturers, that truly is the best part, this will be one of the most rewarding experiences you will have, and surely the best present you can give to yourself.”
Fill out precisely the following form.
Upload your portfolio, pay the € 80 fee to confirm your registration.
The application deadline is midnight on 14 March 2017. Applicants will be informed of their acceptance status by 20 March 2017.
Any incomplete applications will be rejected. Following your payment, you should be redirected to a confirmation page. If you have any trouble with the form or payment process, please contact us.
You will only be accepted onto the programme after full payment of the € 4200 tuition fees (due no later than 10 April 2017). Payment instructions will be provided with the acceptance notification. Please consult the terms and conditions for additional details.
Note: Prices are in Euro and free of taxes. French and EU customer will have to pay the additional 20% French VAT.