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Week #1 And so it begins

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At the beginning of TypeParis, a focus is placed on calligraphic forms, which serve as the foundation on which to build a humanist typeface design; the class’ first challenge. Julien Priez, a core instructor and gifted calligrapher, walks the class through exercises that introduces them to basic forms, pressure, structure, contrast, ductus.

Week #1 From writing calligraphy to drawing type

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And just like that, TypeParis 2017 has begun! On Monday 19th June, the new attendees arrived at ECV to meet their primary instructors for the course, Jean François Porchez, Julien Priez, and later, Mathieu Réguer. They received their swag bags, name tags, and quickly greeted one another before diving into the first day’s content. Later… Read more

Week 04: Think Big

TypeParis16 Week 4: Working H-hard on the type design projects

TypeParis is coming to an end. The penultimate week was a big one, with lots of hard work put in to bring the attendees close to finishing their character sets for the final stretch. Monday was the day the attendees had to have all 52 upper and lowercase ready! The morning was spent looking over… Read more

Wrap up: Des Signes & Indra Kupferschmid talks

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The first #tptalks16 session was a great success. It’s so wonderful seeing so many people united by their love for type! Franklin Desclouds shared an impressive portfolio of recent projects. From Des Signes identity of Château de Versailles to Nuit Blanche event. Always working beautifully with colors, transparency and typography. It’s easy to see how… Read more

Q&A Sessions: Indra Kupferschmid

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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 came up with a series of questions which they have generously taken the time to answer. Our first Q&A is with Indra Kupferschmid, a freelance typographer,… Read more

A great line up of speakers for the free talks in Paris!

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Following the last year edition, we comeback each Wednesday in Paris for the #tptalks16. A serie of talks open to the local parisian public and available online to the world. This is a free event but the venue is limited to 130 people. After this limit, you will be added to the waiting list, and… Read more

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