2016 Typeparis16 is Back?

The 5-week typeface design program that you’ve been waiting is back for 2016!

A type design program in Paris

TypeParis is an intensive program in Paris, offering a unique approach in Europe to learn type design from scratch following a long tradition of curriculum started in France in the 70’s. Renowned professionals and experienced instructors include Jean François Porchez (Typofonderie), Mathieu Réguer and Julien Priez. Alice Savoie and Xavier Dupré will conduct specialized and hands-on sessions. The weekly international guest critics for #typeparis16 are Indra Kupferschmid, Martina Flor, Peter Bilak (Typotheque), Alexandra Korolkova (ParaType)… More people to be announced!

Typeparis16 is a comprehensive type design program with work 5 days per week over 5 weeks, for a total of 160 hours with your instructors. Specific days of the week will be reserved to visit notable french instutions and rare places to discover the tangible aspect of type history: Bibliothèque Nationale, Bibliothèque Mazarine, Paul Jammes bookshop, Musée de l’Imprimerie in Lyon, etc. In 2015, the attendees came from all over the world: Australia, Canada, France, Lebanon, Mexico, Poland, Spain, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United States…


Just follow the application process as explained on Program page. The online form isn’t live yet, but will be active soon. Deadline for application this year is 15 March 2016.


• Experienced graphic designers, typographers, web designers or even design school typography teachers.

• Freshly graduated design students who are passionate and eager to deeper their typography skills and knowledge.

• Someone who wants to try an immersive typographic program to gain a better a sense of what it takes to produce professional type designs with a high level of quality and adherence to perfection on a daily basis.


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