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Petra Dočekalová (1991) finished her PhD studies about Fostering Increased Appreciation for Handwriting, Penmanship, and a Personal Handwriting Style at the Type Design and Typography studio at Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague in 2020. Since 2013 she has been a member of the Briefcase Type Foundry team. She is focused on editorial work such as the Typo9010 book, which won several global awards, or the Jaroslav Benda 1882–1970 book, for it’s English Edition she hit a successful Kickstarter campaing in 2020. She is also a letterer, type designer, sign painter, and lettering artist, working on new digital scripts. Petra received the TDC Award of excellence for her diploma project dealing with Czechoslovak calligraphy and new hand lettering forms.

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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.

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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


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