Create your display font!
Letter&Co. is an intensive multi-week, hands-on type program, conceived for creatives, that want to take their first steps into font making. It accompanies through the process of creating a unique concept for a font. If you would like to learn how to do it, from sketch to working font, including ways of publishing and marketing it, this is your chance! Registration is open from Friday 4th September until Friday 11th September, 2020.
Letter&Co. is an online program for type design. Our approach combines traditional letter drawing, and lettering techniques, with modern software, providing attendees with a solid theoretical basis and practical tools to create their own display font. The schedule includes field trips, lectures and critique sessions with international specialists that will assist the attendees throughout the process.
Renowned type designers and experienced instructors will carry out special lectures on lettering, and provide introductions to modern software. Guest critics will host type crits and live-sessions to answer the student’s questions.
The instructors are: Martina Flor, Sol Matas, Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer, Dan Reynold, Ulrike Rausch, Elías Prado, Bianca Berning, Ivo Gabrowitsch and Ferdinand Ulrich.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
You will acquire specialized skills to design display typefaces, and know how to manage various softwares involved in the creation process. You’ll leave the program with a working font that you can use and sell!
WHO CAN ATTEND
Tailored to designers, lettering artists, illustrators, creatives and makers. No previous knowledge on type design or lettering is required. Letter&Co. will help you develop a unique concept for a display typeface from ground up. Type design is a great tool for designers and lettering makers. It can help you put the focus on creating well-crafted letter shapes, but also it may actually become part of your creative work.
HOW TO ENROLL
Registrations will open on Friday 4th September until Friday 11th September, 2020. The Early Bird Registration fee (1,200 USD) will be available only from 4th September until 7th September. The Standard Registration fee (1,800 USD) will be charged from 8th September until 11th September.
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