Tyrsa + Nadine Chahine

Wednesday 17 June 2015

Le Tank
22 bis Rue des Taillandiers
75011, Paris, France

Tyrsa, french lettering artist and Nadine Chahine, type design and legibility specialist at Monotype will present their work and vision of typography. A unique moment to discover their latest projects.

The TypeParis evening Talks (in english) open its doors at 19:00 at le Tank, Paris.

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Each Wednesday: two speakers + one facilitator

Each attendee will receive a free tote-bag full of goodies: type specimens, brochures, note-book, stickers and so on! Sponsors corners, Type&Paris type design program attendees meet up, and various attractions planned, as well as dishes and drinks.

Our Talks will be given in English (by our international guests speakers) as they will be livestream. Meanwhile, as the TypeParis Talks are organized in Paris, France, most of attendees will be Parisians. Le Français sera largement employé par les participants lors de l’inscription et des échanges nombreux durant la soirée.


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Alexis Taïeb, Tyrsa

Alexis Taïeb, Tyrsa, France: Watch his #tptalks15

Nadine Chahine

Nadine Chahine, Monotype, Lebanon: Watch her #tptalks15

Alexis Taïeb (aka Tyrsa)

Alexis Taïeb (aka Tyrsa)

Speakers, 2015

Alexis Taïeb (AKA Tyrsa) began his creative journey as a teenage graffiti artist on the streets of Paris. As his obsession with lettering and typography evolved he was offered a place at Gobelins School (Paris) to study what he calls the love of his life. His portfolio shows a profound understanding of how lettering can be both functional and beautiful at the same time. Describing his work Alexis explains that he’s always striving to attain one goal: to reinvent the letter, but never lose its meaning or its beauty.

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Nadine Chahine

Nadine Chahine

Critics, Speakers, 2015, 2022

Dr. Nadine Chahine is an award-winning Lebanese type designer. She is the CEO at I Love Typography Ltd and the principal at ArabicType Ltd. She has an MA in Typeface Design from the University of Reading, UK, a PhD from Leiden University, The Netherlands, and a Master of Studies in International Relations from Cambridge University. She designed: Frutiger Arabic, Neue Helvetica Arabic, Univers Next Arabic, Palatino Arabic, Avenir Arabic, Amareddine, Makdessi, and Koufiya. She has won numerous awards for her typefaces.

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Michaël Chaize

Michaël Chaize

Facilitators, 2015, 2016

Michael works in the Adobe Creative Cloud team. He’s been passionate about the web since the 90’s and worked as an interactive designers in creative agencies. In 2000, he co-founded a startup with Cyril Reinhard which quickly became a reference in the Digital Publishing industry and became a european PDF expert. Then he joined Adobe in 2006 as a Rich Internet Application expert. He has given talks around the world about Web Design, Video Making and Typography to inspire young creatives. He also initiated events such as the Adobe Creative Jams, a world-wide creative tournament.

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