Type designer Bas Jacobs is part of Underware, blending type design and progressive research projects. They introduced grammatography, publish about type, and initiate projects like Typeradio.

Regular speaker and workshop instructor. Lives in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Interested in languages. And dialects. And slang. And scripts. And alphabets. And type. Of course. Likes to ride a bike instead of a car. As fast as possible.

Personal motto: everything is mental.

Photo credit: Marc Eckhardt

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The 6-week type design programme that you’ve been waiting for starts on 6 June and ends 13 July 2023.

Open to all

Our summer programme is in English and covers typeface design and calligraphy techniques, type history, and software practices. Every kind of design professional can learn about type design in a relatively short amount of time.

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Before 14 March 2023

Discover the complete programme and all details about the application process.