Learn from renowned professionals and experienced instructors including Xavier Dupré, Indra Kupferschmid, Jean François Porchez (founder of TypeParis), Julien Priez, Mathieu Réguer and Marc Rouault. Special sessions planed with Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer and Georg Seifer from Glyphs. The weekly international guest critics for #typeparis18 are David Berlow, Nikola Djurek, Laura Meseguer, François Rappo, Alex Trochut. In addition, they will spoke about their work during our #tptalks18.
Each Wednesday in Paris we organize the #tptalks18. In 2018, our free talks open to the public and streamed live to the world will include: Rejane Dal Bello, Hansje van Halem, Claudia Klat, Spin Studio, Morag Myerscough, Thomas Petitjean, Spassky Fischer as well all the #typeparis18 weekly international guests critics. 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.
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, Bibliothèque de l’Arsenal, Musée de l’Imprimerie and Musée Gallo Romain in Lyon, etc.
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. When in 2015, it was exceptionnal to have a large typeface family finished on week 5, because of the personal abilities of some specific attendees, in 2017, 80% of the group have designed more than just one style: weight variations, italic who require a fully new design. As it show that a constant redesign of the programme have a clear impact on the results of any attendees what ever their level when they start the 5 weeks. You will leave the programme with the specialized skills to design professional high quality digital typefaces, lettering and logotypes.
The #typeparis18 programme will take place between 11 June 2018 and 13 July 2018. 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.
The attendees came from all over the world: Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Hong Kong, India, Lebanon, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States. See the results of #typeparis17 on instagram or twitter produced by the people that attended and read the reports on our News section.