TypeMedia graduates at TypeLab - Typographics festival 2020

The Master TypeMedia Class of 2020 presents their final projects during the TypeLab typographic hackathon, part of the annual Typographics 2020 design festival. TypeLab is a free 72-hour online event, with work­shops, demos, inter­views, experiments, and more, running online through June 18–20 and will feature presentations by more TypeMedia alumni and teachers.

TypeLab’s schedule is organized by Petr van Blokland and will constantly evolve until the final event has ended, allowing for spontaneous alterations and additions as space and time allow.
More information and registrations: TypeLab schedule

TypeMedia final projects showcase 18 June (120 min)

The TypeMedia class of 2020 will discuss the process behind each project: ten students will go through their work sharing with the audience ideas, drawings, and design choices that brought them to the final result.

11:30 – 11:40 Introduction
11:40 – 11:55 Celine Hurka A collection of variable fonts exploring the outcome of various experimental reproduction methods, while questioning conventions in type design.
11:55 – 12:10 Arnaud Chemin The roman capitals constructions and their adaptation to lowercases for text reading size. From calligraphy, through drawing, to typography. A brush oriented project.
12:10 – 12:25 Olga Umpeleva Noordenwind is a typeface that combines simple sans text and display styles, and super display serif styles which contain the number of serifs you have not encountered before. All in one family.
12:25 – 12:40 Jan Šindler Outcome of a process of going through a mass of unconnectable dots.
12:40 – 12:55 Elena Peralta Edonia is a search for shapes while exploring the rhythm by introducing changes in the direction of the stroke in display and text styles.
12:55 – 13:10 Huw Williams Exploring the middle ground between sans and serif, combining elements from the vernacular, brush lettering, and blackletter.
13:10 – 13:25 Renan Rosatti A project that explores an alternative way of structuring a family, resulting in a typeface that allows for a variety of voices within one publication.
13:25 – 13:40 Jovana Jocić Petria is a typeface inspired by an Art Nouveau movement, designed to be used for street signage and way-finding.
13:40 – 13:55 Jamie Chang Cleft explores unique inline construction and line emphasis within a typeface.
13:55 – 14:10 Ruggero Magrì The rhythm and expressiveness of calligraphy combined with the squarish-ness and horizontal emphasis of Eurostile: a dualism that fınds different balances and solutions, depending on its aim.
14:10 – 14:30 Closure.
Visit http://typemedia.org for more info and contacts.

During the 3-day TypeLab event, other participants from TypeMedia include:
TypeMedia alumni:

Zrinka Buljubašić
Namrata Goyal
Lisa Huang
Fabiola Mejía
Stephen NixonGen Ramírez

TypeMedia Teachers:
Erik van Blokland
Petr van Blokland (organiser TypeLab)
Ilya Ruderman

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Thu 18 June 2020 11.30 - 14:30