26.11.2016

Dynamic Font Day 2016

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Seit Webfonts 2009 ihre beeindruckende Erfolgsstory im Web angetreten haben, sind sie heute weit vielfältiger als nur im Internet einsetzbar. Ob in eBooks, Apps, eMagazines, Interfaces oder zuweilen sogar auf dem Desktop – ihre dynamischen Qualitäten wurden und werden ständig weiter ausgereizt und die Einsatzmöglichkeiten erweitert. Heute können Anwender die im Printsektor längst gängigen OpenType Features nutzen oder sogar Responsive Fonts einsetzen. 

Der Dynamic Font Day 2016 ist die konsequente Weiterführung der »Webfontdays«, mit denen die Typographische Gesellschaft München seit 2010 begeistert. Es ist DIE Konferenz zur typografischen Evolution und Revolution in den digitalen Medien. 

Der Dynamic Font Day versteht sich als internationale Plattform digitaler Typografie. Die Vorträge werden in englischer Sprache gehalten.

Das sind die Sprecher des Dynamic Font Day 2016:

Bianca Berning (Dalton Maag, London)
Bianca Berning is a font engineer with background in civil engineering, communication and typeface design. After completing her MA in typeface design in Reading in 2011 she joined Dalton Maag, a London-based type foundry. She now heads the Skills & Process department, a multidisciplinary team of typeface designers, font engineers and software developers. Bianca and her team are responsible for training and development, knowledge management, and for the implementation of internal standards and the improvement of Dalton Maag’s font development processes.

Harry Keller (diesdas.digital, Berlin)
Harry Keller is an open-minded, passionate and always curious person, bridging engineering, design and digital strategy. Previously he was employed at 11 Freunde, Edenspiekermann and A Color Bright, working with big clients from a range of industries. In 2015 he founded his own digital agency called diesdas.digital where he builds digital products and services with Lars Krüger and Lorenz Seeger. 

Astrid Müller (Süddeutsche Zeitung Digitale Medien GmbH, München) 
Astrid Müller is Digital Art Director at the Süddeutsche Zeitung. With her team she designs digital products like SZ.de, all apps and SZ-Magazin.de. She graduated in Communication Design and later in Informatics. She likes to combine these fields in the design process.

Roel Nieskens (Kabisa Weert, NL) 
Roel Nieskens is a front-end developer, font hacker, designer, video geek, and thoroughbred computer nerd working at Kabisa in Weert, The Netherlands. Besides his interest in the upcoming OpenType Variation fonts, he is an expert on all things color fonts and collaborated with Mark van Wageningen of Novo Typo on the Bixa project. 

Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer (Schriftlabor, Vienna)
Rainer Erich (‘Eric’) Scheichelbauer was born in Vienna. A trained photographer, Eric holds both a philosophy and a Dutch studies degree. He creates typefaces, works as a digital punchcutter for other type designers, and gives type design workshops on a regular basis. Since he has joined the Glyphs team in 2012, he has been writing articles, tutorials, and Python scripts, as well as the blog and the handbook. He lives and works in Vienna, where he runs his type studio Schriftlabor.

Lisa Schultz (Schriftlabor, Vienna)
Before Lisa Schultz joined Schriftlabor she graduated from the University of Applied Arts Vienna in graphic design and advertising and continued her studies in typeface design at the University of Reading, UK. When Lisa is not busy drawing letters she works as a graphic designer and part-time baker.

Nick Sherman (New York)
Nick Sherman is a typographer and typographic consultant based in Brooklyn, New York. He has worked at Font Bureau and Webtype promoting typefaces for print and digital media. He is a co-founder of Fonts In Use and a columnist at A List Apart. He serves on the board of directors for the Type Directors Club as well as the artistic board for the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum. He is both a graduate and consultant for the Type@Cooper typeface design program at Cooper Union. Nick graduated with honors from the Graphic Design program at  MassArt in Boston, where he also taught undergraduate typography. He previously worked at MyFonts, overhauling the web design and promotional material for the world’s largest collection of fonts. Some of his other projects include Woodtyper, Pizza Rules!, Specimenism, and a personal photo journal. He also participates in the Kaiju Big Battel live monster wrestling group. Nick is an active member in the Society of Printers,  ATypI, and American Printing History Association. Originally from Cape Cod, he is also a skate­boarder, pizza enthusiast, printer, musician, and classic horror film buff.

Christian Tönsmann (Süddeutsche Zeitung, München)
Christian Tönsmann has worked for Factor Design in Hamburg and San Francisco and Mutabor Deisgn. In 2006 he founded his own design agency with clients mainly in the field of editorial design. Together with Johannes Erler and Henning Skibbe he started the new company ErlerSkibbeTönsmann in 2010. Since 2012 he is Art Director of the Süddeutschen Zeitung.

Jan Hendrik Weber (Monotype, Berlin)
Jan Hendrik Weber studied at FH Potsdam and continued his studies at Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst, Leipzig with Fred Smeijers. He graduated with honors, worked as a freelance designer and published his first book about Italic Type in 2010. For his first commercial type family OTF Lirico he gained the Type Directors Club Award. Shorty after Edward Pro was released (OurType), acclaimed to be among the best typeface designs of 2012: »British Humanism meets German efficiency« (fontwerk.com). Since 2016 Weber is Type Director DACH for Monotype Germany.

Wann?
26. November 2016

Wo?
HALLE 27, Kochan & Partner
Hirschgartenallee 27 Rgb.
80639 München

Tickets
Early Bird (bis 14.10.2016) Nichtmitglieder: 190,00 Euro
Early Bird (bis 14.10.2016) tgm-Mitglieder: 120,00 Euro
Regular (ab 15.10.2016) Nichtmitglieder: 260,00 Euro
Regular (ab 15.10.2016) tgm-Mitglieder: 190,00 Euro
Studenten, Auszubildende: 60,00 Euro

Zu den Tickets geht es hier entlang.
Mehr Informationen zu Veranstaltung findet ihr hier. 

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