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Phase #4: mission accomplished!

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The final push is here! These weeks have passed extremely fast and, unfortunately, we are already in the beginning of the end of TypeParis 2022! This short but intense phase included last global reviews to fix and complete as much as possible the two minimal weights required for the final delivery, the design of specimens… Read more

Phase #3: family extension

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Now that all personal projects have solid pillars, it’s time to expend attendees’ typefaces into a fully fledged family and to fine tune their main weight. In the course of this third stage, the students focused on designing a complete set of lowercase, uppercase, numerals and punctuation for their basic weight so as to get… Read more

Phase #2: personal typeface projects

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After a first phase of introduction and adaptation to TypeParis method and rhythm, things are getting serious at this point of the programme: personal projects begin to take form! Thanks to the previous visits to several libraries and museums, all attendees were able to collect historical sources and to do parallel research based on each… Read more

Things are getting serious

Type@Paris crew at Musée Gallo-Romain in Lyon

This third week was a surprize for all of us not because of the typefaces projects but because of the temperature: every new day, the temperature was even higher than the previous day. It wasn’t an easy context to work hard on typefaces. For Monday 29 June morning, they have to complete on tracing paper… Read more

Building up the foundations

Franck Jalleau and the Type@Paris crew.

Franck Jalleau and the Type@Paris crew. This second week started with Malou Verlomme on Monday 22 June 2015 morning. Starting from their last week letterforms modeled from their own writing, the attendees have to explore their shapes. The main idea behind that was to understand that a particular style have to adapt to any weights,… Read more

A week at TypeParis15

Nadine Chahine, Mathieu Réguer and all attendees.

One a week into the first Type@Paris type design programme. The 16 attendees arrived in Paris few days before we started so they could meet up prior to starting on Monday. The first day was 15 June 2015 and it felt like a new year in a new school – we were all intimated, but… Read more

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