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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

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