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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

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

TypeParis15 – last day!

Last day: Typeparis15

Last year was the first edition, and obviously the final day was intense. Weve got students coming from all over the world: Australia, Thailand, Mexico, US, Canada… from everywhere! Staying 5 weeks in Paris, a city they don’t know was a huge personal investment, as to stop everything in order to focus 100% on type… Read more

Things are getting serious

Type@Paris crew at Musée Gallo-Romain in Lyon

This third week was a surprize for all of us not because of the typefaces projects but because of the temperature: every new day, the temperature was even higher than the previous day. It wasn’t an easy context to work hard on typefaces. For Monday 29 June morning, they have to complete on tracing paper… Read more

Claudia de Almeida + Henrik Kubel at TypeParis15

Claudia de Almeida + Henrik Kubel

The third lecture of the Type@Paris program took place on Wednesday 1 July 2015 night at Le Tank. This #tptalks15 was a success, despite hottest temperature of the year in Paris. Pizza and beer was amazing as well as the performance of speakers, Claudia de Almeida + Henrik Kubel. Claudia de Almeida Watch it (in… Read more

H5 + Jeremy Tankard at Type@Paris 2015

H5 + Jeremy Tankard

From left to right: Ludovic Houplain, Véronique Marrier, Jeremy Tankard, Rachel Cazadamont, Jean François Porchez on the back. The second lecture of the Type@Paris program took place Wednesday 24 June 2015 night at Le Tank. As the first #tptalks15 last 17 of June next one is this 1 July 2015, this gathering around the typography… Read more

What you will learn at TypeParis during the first week?

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As we don’t have any background, starting Type@Paris from scratch, it’s necessary to explain what will happen. What you will learn and how it will work every day. Based on the bunch of applications we’ve received, we can already report that the potential group of attendees came from different backgrounds and countries. For sure, we… Read more

Welcome to TypeParis15

Since many years, graphic designers, customers ask us questions about where they could learn how to design typefaces without taking a year off at MATD or KABK. This is in order to respond to what’s missing in Europe, particularly in France, that we have decided to work on this project since summer 2014. Explaining what… Read more

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