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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

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

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

Loran Stosskopf + Fred Smeijers at TypeParis15

Loran Stosskopf + Fred Smeijers

This new Type@Paris evening took place on Wednesday 15 July 2015 night at Le Tank. This last #tptalks15 of the summer was great. Loran Stosskopf, presented his redesign of Télérama, as well various recent projects for cultural institutions like the French Ministry of Culture, Paris Musées, etc. Fred Smeijers, type designer will discuss about mixing… Read more

Typeface projects almost completed

Type@Paris crew in the front of Paul Jammes bookshop

Last week was big. Type@Paris attendees completed their typeface in the begin of the week. Suddenly the project they working one since mid June become a tangible font that anyone can use to set texts. Everybody worked really hard to achieve this stage. The Monday started with a session about serifs and terminals proportions in… Read more

Laurence Madrelle + Lucas de Groot at TypeParis15

Laurence Madrelle + Lucas de Groot

The third lecture of the Type@Paris program took place on Wednesday 8 July 2015 night at Le Tank. This #tptalks15 was a another succes. Laurence Madrelle, presented her projects for Sceaux city, and few others. Lucas de Groot, type designer, first time in Paris since 30 years, discussed about Thesis, Calibri projects (.etc) and his… 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

Building up the foundations

Franck Jalleau and the Type@Paris crew.

Franck Jalleau and the Type@Paris crew. This second week started with Malou Verlomme on Monday 22 June 2015 morning. Starting from their last week letterforms modeled from their own writing, the attendees have to explore their shapes. The main idea behind that was to understand that a particular style have to adapt to any weights,… Read more

Tyrsa + Nadine Chahine at TypeParis15

Tyrsa + Nadine Chahine

On Wednesday 17 June 2015, two internationally renowned designers made us pleased and honored in leading the very first Type@Paris Talks (#tptalks#15) of the five planned each Wednesday (next one is this 24 June 2015) at Le Tank as part of the Type@Paris 15 program until next 15 July 2015. @tyrsamisu @arabictype @mchaize @typofonderie #tptalks15… Read more

A week at TypeParis15

Nadine Chahine, Mathieu Réguer and all attendees.

One a week into the first Type@Paris type design programme. The 16 attendees arrived in Paris few days before we started so they could meet up prior to starting on Monday. The first day was 15 June 2015 and it felt like a new year in a new school – we were all intimated, but… Read more

What you will learn at TypeParis during the first week?

shapes and terminals

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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