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Typography: Essentials with Alexander Tochilovsky

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The Monotype Classroom at Letterform Archive Type Annex

208 Pennsylvania Ave

#108

San Francisco, Ca 94107

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This workshop will help you acquire the requisite typographic skills. You will learn how and why pair typefaces, how to solve intricate typographic hierarchies, and how to fine-tune long passages of text. You will learn how and when to use various kinds of dashes, get acquainted with OpenType features and master the glyph palette. Building and using typographic grids will also be covered. Come learn how it can be useful to be slightly OCD! It will make you a better typographer.

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  • A laptop with Adobe InDesign installed



This is not a workshop for absolute beginners, rather it is targeted towards designers and students who strive to improve their typography game. If you don’t have some typography experience, the Typography: Fundamentals workshop is a good basis to build on.

Alexander Tochilovsky is a graphic designer, typographer, curator and educator, with nearly 20 years of professional design experience, and 10 years experience teaching typography. He graduated with a BFA from The Cooper Union, and holds an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art. He is currently the Curator of the Herb Lubalin Study Center of Design and Typography. In 2009 he co-curated the exhibition Lubalin Now, and since 2010 he has curated five other exhibitions: Appetite (2010), Pharma (2011), Type@Cooper(2012), Image of the Studio (2013), & Thirty (2015). Since 2007 he has taught typography and design at the Cooper Union School of Art, and also teaches the history of typeface design at Type@Cooper, the postgraduate certificate program he co-founded in 2010.


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