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Q&A Xavier Dupré

Xavier Dupré

We have a wonderful group of speakers and guests sharing with us this year at TypeParis. We wanted to find out a little more about each of them, so came up with a series of questions which they have generously taken the time to answer. We have the great privilege this week of hearing from… Read more

What did you learn at TypeParis? (4)

What did you learn at TypeParis? (4)

How was TypeParis for you? Following last year feedbacks, we asked to three TypeParis16 attendees, Andreas Nymark, Jocelyn Anderson and Kenneth Ormandy to share their stories with you! TypeParis17 is the third edition of the type design programme launched in 2015. We are in constant contact with all the attendees from previous year. We thought… Read more

Q&A Peter Biľak

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We have a wonderful group of speakers and guests sharing with us this year at TypeParis. We wanted to find out a little more about each of them, so came up with a series of questions which they have generously taken the time to answer. This week we chatted to Peter Biľak. Currently living in… Read more

Q&A Martina Flor

Martina Flor

We have a wonderful group of speakers and guests sharing with us at TypeParis. We wanted to find out a little more about each of them, so came up with a series of questions which they have generously taken the time to answer. Born in Argentina, Martina Flor studied communication design in Barcelona, Spain, went… Read more

Q&A Pierre di Sciullo

Pierre di sciullo

We have a wonderful group of speakers and guests sharing with us this year at TypeParis. We wanted to find out a little more about each of them, so came up with a series of questions which they have generously taken the time to answer. Bonjour! We are already getting excited about TypeParis 2017. We… Read more

Week 05: It’s been a fantastic 5 weeks!

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I’m writing this as I sit at Boot Cafe in Le Marais with my wife Laura and daughter Isla – relaxing properly for the first time in 5 weeks! I’m sure the other attendees are doing much the same thing, as we all celebrate having graduated from TypeParis16. It’s been a fantastic 5 weeks. We… Read more

Wrap Up: Cléo Charuet (aka Cleoburo) & Lucas Sharp

Cleoburo Lucas Sharp

The fifth and final night of #tptalks16! So sad! It was a wonderful night, as they all have been. We’re going to miss getting together each Wednesday once we’re all back home and far away from one another again. Our opener, Cleoburo, gave a fascinating insight into her work, and the challenges and rewards experienced… Read more

Q&A Lucas Sharp

Lucas Sharp Q&A typeparis

We have a wonderful group of speakers and guests sharing with us this year at TypeParis. We wanted to find out a little more about each of them, so came up with a series of questions which they have generously taken the time to answer. We have a cracker of an interview for you this… Read more

Week 04: Think Big

TypeParis16 Week 4: Working H-hard on the type design projects

TypeParis is coming to an end. The penultimate week was a big one, with lots of hard work put in to bring the attendees close to finishing their character sets for the final stretch. Monday was the day the attendees had to have all 52 upper and lowercase ready! The morning was spent looking over… Read more

Wrap Up: Bernard Brechet & Alexandra Korolkova Talks

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What a nice, intimate gathering it was for #typetalks16 Week 04. With the Bastille celebrations the next day, a lot of folks were conserving their energies (or heading away for the long weekend), so we were left with a little extra seating space and beer to enjoy. However the night was no less exciting –… Read more

TypeParis16: Presentation day!

Presentation day

Since the Monday 20 June 2016, a group of attendees from more than 10 different countries worked everyday on a typeface family. It was hard, but so good. They will present the result to conclude this second edition of TypeParis on Friday 22 July 2016, 16:00. Language English mostly, partially in French. As it’s a free event, online… Read more

Week 03: Drawing the perfect shape using Bézier curves

Drawing the perfect shape using Bezier curves

We are more than half way through the TypeParis course! It has been an intense week, and the students are now full swing into their personal typeface project. Later during the week, we’ve got the chance to visit the Librairie Paul Jammes. On Monday 4th July 2016, the group welcomed Alice Savoie, and Xavier Dupre… Read more

Wrap Up: Helena Ichbiah & Peter Biľak Talks

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It’s an absolute joy to squeeze into a room with 130 other type-lovers, drink beer, eat cherry tomatoes dipped in yummy tzatziki, laugh and catch up on each other’s week, and then hear from inspiring and talented people that are forging new ground in the industry we love. And then drink a little more beer…. Read more

Q&A Sessions: Alexandra Korolkova

Alexandra Korolkova, ParaType

We have a wonderful group of speakers and guests sharing with us this year at TypeParis. We wanted to find out a little more about each of them, so came up with a series of questions which they have generously taken the time to answer. Meanwhile, you should register to her talk on Wednesday 13… Read more

Q&A Sessions: Bernard Brechet + Gédéon

Bernard Brechet, Gedeon

We have a wonderful group of speakers and guests sharing with us this year at TypeParis. We wanted to find out a little more about each of them, so came up with a series of questions which they have generously taken the time to answer. Meanwhile, you should register to his talk on Wednesday 13… Read more

Week 02: Towards the personal typeface project

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Week two started with Xavier Dupré, Mathieu Réguer and Jean François looking over the attendees’ work from week one. The end of the week was also memorable: Visit at Bibliothèque Mazarine, then a day trip to Lyon to visit Musée de l’Imprimerie and Musée Gallo Romain. On Monday the attendees moved on to an design… Read more

Q&A Sessions: Helena Ichbiah

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We have a wonderful group of speakers and guests sharing with us this year at TypeParis. We wanted to find out a little more about each of them, so came up with a series of questions which they have generously taken the time to answer. This week we chatted to Helena Ichbiah. Helena is one… Read more

Wrap up: Pierre di Sciullo & Martina Flor talks

Pierre di Sciullo and Martina Flor

The second #tptalks16 on Wednesday 28th June was an excellent night. It was great to see so many people come to the session to hear from our guest speakers, Martina Flor & Pierre di Sciullo. Pierre was such a character! And so incredibly talented. His work is so different to the styles we see around… Read more

Week 01: From calligraphy to humanistic lettershapes

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Week One Summary TypeParis is off to a great start! On Monday, 20th June 2016, the TypeParis students arrived at ECV and were greeted by the primary program instructor Jean François, and later Julien Priez & Mathieu Réguer. They were given their name tags, their swag bags full of goodies, and got to know one… Read more

Wrap up: Des Signes & Indra Kupferschmid talks

Des Signes, Indra Kupferschmid

The first #tptalks16 session was a great success. It’s so wonderful seeing so many people united by their love for type! Franklin Desclouds shared an impressive portfolio of recent projects. From Des Signes identity of Château de Versailles to Nuit Blanche event. Always working beautifully with colors, transparency and typography. It’s easy to see how… Read more

Q&A Sessions: Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer

Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer

We have a wonderful group of speakers and guests sharing with us this year at TypeParis. We wanted to find out a little more about each of them, so came up with a series of questions which they have generously taken the time to answer. We talked to the very talented Rainer Erich (‘Eric’) Scheichelbauer…. Read more

Q&A Sessions: Élise Muchir & Franklin Desclouds, Des Signes

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We have a wonderful group of speakers and guests sharing with us this year at TypeParis. We wanted to find out a little more about each of them, so came up with a series of questions which they have generously taken the time to answer. I have really enjoyed getting to know Élise and Franklin’s… Read more

Q&A Sessions: Indra Kupferschmid

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We have a wonderful group of speakers and guests sharing with us this year at TypeParis. We wanted to find out a little more about each of them, so came up with a series of questions which they have generously taken the time to answer. Our first Q&A is with Indra Kupferschmid, a freelance typographer,… Read more

A great line up of speakers for the free talks in Paris!

tptalks16 announced

Following the last year edition, we comeback each Wednesday in Paris for the #tptalks16. A serie of talks open to the local parisian public and available online to the world. This is a free event but the venue is limited to 130 people. After this limit, you will be added to the waiting list, and… Read more

What did you learn at TypeParis? (3)

TypeParis From Love to Obsession

How was the first edition? Following our second post, three more attendees, Claudia de Almeida, Rafael Jordan and Julie Soudanne share their stories with you! TypeParis16 is the second edition of the type design programme launched in 2015. We are in constant contact with all the attendees from last year. We thought that it would… Read more

What did you learn at TypeParis? (2)

why I should apply to typeparis16?

How was the first edition? Following our first post, three more attendees, Thidarat Thaiyanon, Maciek Sobczak and Nisrine Sarkis share their stories with you! TypeParis16 is the second edition of the type design programme launched in 2015. We are in constant contact with all the attendees from last year. We thought that it would be… Read more

What did you learn at TypeParis?

Why did you decide to apply to TypeParis?

How was the first edition? Typeparis16 is already the second edition of type design programme launched in 2015. We are in constant contact with all attendees from last year. We thought that it would be interesting to ask some of them a few questions about their experience, past and future. Dave Coleman, Kara Gordon and… Read more

Relaunched!

2016 Typeparis16 is Back?

The 5-week typeface design program that you’ve been waiting is back for 2016! A type design program in Paris TypeParis is an intensive program in Paris, offering a unique approach in Europe to learn type design from scratch following a long tradition of curriculum started in France in the 70’s. Renowned professionals and experienced instructors… Read more

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