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Week #5 The final week!

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TypeParis has a funny way of bending time, making it feel as though 5 days have passed, instead of 5 weeks. So strange to think that it’s all over for another year! This week was intense and super fun all at the same time. The last #tptalks17 was a roaring success, and presentation day on… Read more

Week #4 Applying knowledge and beginning the end

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I want to start this post off by congratulating the entire class on their efforts up to this point. Everybody’s projects are coming along, and looking great. They are about to embark on the home stretch! We didn’t have any museum visits for Week #4, as we enjoyed Bastille Day, but as usual, we had… Read more

Q&A Albert-Jan Pool

Albert Jan Pool

I was blown away by Albert-Jan’s fascinating talk about legibility on Tuesday night at #tptalks17. His academic and research-based approach to type design is refreshing, and you feel excited about the possibilities of our industry when listening to him. Enjoy hearing more from Albert-Jan in this interview.

Q&A Camille Gallet

Camille Gallet

We are joined today by graphic designer, author and teacher, Camille Gallet. Camille is co-founder of Atelier Trois studio with Cécile Boyer and Emmanuel Pevny. Atelier Trois produces lovely work. It was very nice of her to give some time to answering some questions.

Week #3 Digitising letterforms and exploring new design spaces

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Week #3 was a wonderful week for many reasons, but a highlight for me was welcoming Xavier Dupré back to the classroom for a second year! Xavier is one of our core instructors, and his input is concise, pointed and backed by many years of experience and successful typeface releases. Welcome back, Xavier. The attendees’… Read more

Q&A Màrio Feliciano

Mario Feliciano

It was an honour and a pleasure to welcome Mário into the classroom on Tuesday. He is a super nice guy, friendly, funny and critiqued the attendees’ work honestly and insightfully. Mário is a accomplished type designer, and his work has strong ties to historical models, with his own interpretation over the top, which has made for a body of work with depth and integrity.

Week #2 Foundation for the personal typeface project

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Week #2 was a big one! The pace has really started to pick up. We had a great time at the second #tptalks event, hearing Agnès Dahan & Mário Feliciano speak. Later in the week we visited the beautiful Bibliothèque de l’Arsenal. Monday 26th began with exploration of the design space—an exercise which is a… Read more

Q&A Agnès Dahan

Agnes Dahan

If you’re not yet familiar with Agnès Dahan’s work, go to her website now and check it out. I don’t mind, I’ll wait. Beautiful, right? Agnès is an independent art director, and founded a studio in 2004 specialising in publishing and visual identity, in the fields of design, photography, contemporary art and the performing arts.

Q&A François Morel

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Today we chat with François Morel, a talented graphic designer and sign painter who cut his teeth on illegal graffiti in the 90’s. This guy has a really interesting history, and a huge body of work. We had the great pleasure of hearing him speak at TypeTalks this week, and it was a treat to hear about his life and work. Now let’s hear a little more…

Q&A Marina Chaccur

2017 typeparis17 QA Marina Chaccur

It’s my pleasure to welcome our very first Q&A interviewee for TypeParis17: Marina Chaccur! Marina is a well trained and highly skilled lettering artist and designer—take a look at her lovely work here. I hope you enjoying reading through her interview.

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