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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

Week #5 Final push!

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After more than one month of hard working, Week #5 was already here, so the programme was about to finalize! But before that, we had a short but intense week with last global reviews to correct, polish and complete as much as possible the two minimal weights required for the final delivery. For a proper… Read more

Week #3 Paper to digital

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The programme kept running despite the record-breaking heat in the city. Once again, the week began out of Le Tank. It was time for two new (and last) visits: Bibliothèque de l’Arsenal and Bibliothèque Mazarine. In both libraries, the attendees had the opportunity to look into a large selection of rare printed type books and… Read more

Week #2 Processing & definition

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The second week was exhausting, but at the same time very exciting for the attendees. After a week exploring handmade shapes and its variations, their personal project began to take form! The week started in Paris, but out of the classroom. We visited the François Mitterrand Bibliothèque nationale de France, specifically the Livres Rares department,… Read more

Week #1 Kickoff

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The week and the programme started with a general presentation by the team to the new fifteen attendees. Immediately later, it was the turn for the calligraphy practice. At the inauguration of TypeParis programme, humanist calligraphy and its letterforms serve as a kickoff for the students to understand how physical tools such as a broad-nib… Read more

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