$495 – $595

2-Day Workshop: Designing Type with Mark Simonson

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Type Directors Club

347 West 36th Street

#603

New York, NY 10018

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Start a Glyphs font project with renowned type designer Mark Simonson.

Mark Simonson is an independent type designer working out of his home in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Mark was variously a graphic designer, art director, illustrator, and lettering artist before becoming a full-time type designer in 2005. He is probably best known for designing the typeface Proxima Nova.

Prerequisites

No prior knowledge of type design necessary, some experience with vector graphics useful.

Bring your MacBook with Glyphs 2 preinstalled.

You will learn how to:

  • sketch letters by hand
  • turn your sketches into pristine outlines
  • derive more letters from the drawings
  • apply optical corrections
  • balance the sidebearings of your letters
  • kerning letter pairs
  • construct diacritics
  • construct uppercase letters
  • test and improve your design

… and many more details of the type design process. Glyphs team member Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer will assist Mark.

Attendees receive a time-limited Glyphs license for free, and can purchase a full, unlimited personal license of the software at a discount.

Lunch is included

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Type Directors Club

347 West 36th Street

#603

New York, NY 10018

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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