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Week #5 Final push!

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After more than one month of hard working, Week #5 was already here, so the programme was about to finalize! But before that, we had a short but intense week with last global reviews to correct, polish and complete as much as possible the two minimal weights required for the final delivery. For a proper… Read more

TPTalks #5: Liza Enebeis + Erik van Blokland

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Last TPTalks of 2019! We couldn’t ask for better speakers to close TPTalks edition: Liza Enebeis and Erik van Blokland were the last guests of this summer, with Jean François Porchez as facilitator. Liza Enebeis, current Creative Director at Studio Dumbar, is directly involved with all main projects such as the visual identity for the… Read more

Week #4 Homestretch

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At week four we all realized that, once again, the programme was reaching the end. It always goes really fast! Last week was completely focused on production: expanding attendees’ typefaces into a fully fledged family, adding more weight variants like italics or expanding the variations in other ways (proportion of the letter, optical sizes…). Obviously,… Read more

Q&A Erik van Blokland

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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 have presented them with a series of questions which they have generously taken the time to answer. Erik van Blokland could not choose between type design… Read more

TPTalks #4: Maria Montes + Antonio Cavedoni

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Fourth TPTalks of 2019! Again, we were excited to hear from our new two speakers: Maria Montes and Antonio Cavedoni. TypeParis alumni Ruggero Magrì was the facilitator of both talks. Maria Montes, Melbourne-based designer and artist, came from Berlin, where she is spending her vacations before going back to Australia. She is passionate about illustration… Read more

Week #3 Paper to digital

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The programme kept running despite the record-breaking heat in the city. Once again, the week began out of Le Tank. It was time for two new (and last) visits: Bibliothèque de l’Arsenal and Bibliothèque Mazarine. In both libraries, the attendees had the opportunity to look into a large selection of rare printed type books and… Read more

Q&A Liza Enebeis

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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 have presented them with a series of questions which they have generously taken the time to answer. Liza Enebeis is the Creative Director at Studio Dumbar… Read more

Week #2 Processing & definition

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The second week was exhausting, but at the same time very exciting for the attendees. After a week exploring handmade shapes and its variations, their personal project began to take form! The week started in Paris, but out of the classroom. We visited the François Mitterrand Bibliothèque nationale de France, specifically the Livres Rares department,… Read more

TPTalks #3: Andrea Tinnes + All about TypeParis

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Third TPTalks of 2019! Although the record-breaking heat in Paris, we all meet up at Le Tank again. Kristine Arth, TypeParis alumni and founder of Lobster Phone studio was the facilitator the talk. Once more, the audience was keen on listening Andrea Tinnes and TypeParis founders and core instructors Jean François Porchez and Mathieu Réguer…. Read more

Q&A Maria Montes

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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 have presented them with a series of questions which they have generously taken the time to answer. The Melbourne-based designer and artist Maria Montes creates intricate,… Read more

Q&A Antonio Cavedoni

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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 have presented them with a series of questions which they have generously taken the time to answer. Antonio Cavedoni is a type designer and researcher from… Read more

TPTalks19 #2: Neil Summerour + Borja Martínez

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Second TPTalks of 2019! It felt good to meet all up at Le Tank again. Véronique Marrier, project manager for graphic design at the Centre national des arts plastiques (CNAP) and editorial manager of Graphisme en France, was the facilitator of both talks. Once more, the public waited anxiously to listen Neil Summerour and Borja… Read more

Q&A Astrid Stavro

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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 have presented them with a series of questions which they have generously taken the time to answer. Pentagram partner Astrid Stavro is a graphic designer with… Read more

Week #1 Kickoff

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The week and the programme started with a general presentation by the team to the new fifteen attendees. Immediately later, it was the turn for the calligraphy practice. At the inauguration of TypeParis programme, humanist calligraphy and its letterforms serve as a kickoff for the students to understand how physical tools such as a broad-nib… Read more

TPTalks19 #1: Dan Reynolds + Nick Misani

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First TPTalks of 2019! It felt good to meet all up at Le Tank again. TypeParis was already off to a good start, and we were very excited to hear from our first two speakers: Dan Reynolds and Nick Misani. Dan Reynolds came the same Thursday from Berlin, where he lives and works as a… Read more

Q&A Lo Siento

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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 have presented them with a series of questions which they have generously taken the time to answer. Founded in 2005 by Borja Martínez, Lo Siento studio… Read more

Q&A Neil Summerour

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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 have presented them with a series of questions which they have generously taken the time to answer. Neil Summerour is a type designer and lettering artist,… Read more

Q&A Dan Reynolds

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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 have presented them with a series of questions which they have generously taken the time to answer. Dan Reynolds is a type designer at LucasFonts in… Read more

Q&A Andrea Tinnes

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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 have presented them with a series of questions which they have generously taken the time to answer. Andrea Tinnes is a German type designer, typographer and… Read more

TPTalks19 program announced

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Each Thursday from 13 June to 11 July in Paris, we organise a series of free talks open to the public featuring international guests: art directors, graphic designers, type designers, lettering designers. A tote-bag full of typographic goodies is given to all attendees! The evenings run late with conversation, food and drink. Our #tptalks will be given… Read more

Q&A Nick Misani

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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 have presented them with a series of questions which they have generously taken the time to answer. Nick Misani is a freelance designer based in New… Read more

What did you learn at TypeParis? (6)

What did you learn at TypeParis? (6)

How was TypeParis for you? Who better to talk about it than the alumni? So we asked them some questions. We published the results of our discussion with three TypeParis17 attendees, Teddy Derkert, Adriana Longoria and Raphaël Ronot to share their stories with you! We are in the application period, and you are wondering what… Read more

What did you learn at TypeParis? (5)

What did you learn at TypeParis? (5)

Can I apply to TypeParis without any experience in typeface design? (In short: yes!) We are in the application period, and you are wondering what conditions must be met, beyond the official description proposed on the home page? You can see that the attendees final typefaces designed at the end of the five weeks, are… Read more

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