Gourmet Typography Workshop
Presented by Ilene Strizver
Every creative professional, including the most seasoned designer, can benefit from learning to communicate more effectively with type. These sessions will give you the expert-level typographic skills and aesthetics necessary to master typography, and visibly improve your type. Gourmet Typography Training will sharpen your eye and reignite your passion for typography. Take control of your type instead of letting it control you!
Topics covered include:
• OpenType explained
• Are you a type criminal? The worst (and most common) type crimes
• How to finesse your typography, including letter spacing, word spacing, kerning, alignment, and more.
• Software secrets to setting professional typography
• Kerning demystified
About the Speaker
Ilene Strizver, founder of The Type Studio, is a typographic consultant, designer, writer and educator specializing in all aspect of visual communication, from the æsthetic to the technical. Ilene formerly was the Director of Typeface Development for International Typeface Corporation (ITC) where she developed more than 300 notable text and display typefaces.
She writes the popular column, fy(t)i For Your Typographic Information for fonts.com, as well as TypeTalk for creativepro.com. Her book, Type Rules! The Designers Guide to Professional Typography, 3rd edition, has received numerous accolades from the type and design community. She conducts her widely acclaimed Gourmet Typography Workshops internationally.
A healthy breakfast and lunch will be included for this workshop.
When & Where
Together they partner with masterful individuals and companies to produce career critical communication design events and workshops.
What is Push?
PUSH is an ongoing series of handcrafted workshops, salons and events developed to inspire, educate and inform creative professionals, students and educators dedicated to the field of communication design.
Push was developed to expand the learning opportunities of creative professionals at every stage in their careers.
From tips on typography and the lost art of letterpress — to rapidly evolving emerging interactive technologies.
From creating a portfolio for success — to techniques that get your resume noticed. From how to present your best self in an interview — to mapping out a career shift — and more!
PUSH provides the tools and training to keep you pushing toward your goals.
To promote the highest standards of excellence and integrity in communication design by inspiring, educating and informing creative
professionals, students and educators with relevant content and learning opportunities to grow their careers.