Type Workshop: From Drawing to Implementation - Vancouver

Thu May 30 2024 at 09:00 am to 04:00 pm UTC-07:00

Northeastern University - Vancouver | Vancouver

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Type Workshop: From Drawing to Implementation - Vancouver
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Delve into crucial themes of Expression and Emotions, Size, Usage, Accessibility and Language.
About this Event

*This workshop will take place twice*

Morning: 9am - 12pm

Afternoon: 1pm - 4pm


This comprehensive, hands-on workshop combines both practical and theoretical components, spanning four segments that delve into crucial themes of Expression and Emotions, Size, Usage, Accessibility and Language. This approach aims to provide participants with a practical understanding of type design principles, allowing them to apply these concepts in a tangible and insightful manner. Each segment will specifically concentrate on the following aspects:

Part 1: Examining the influence of emotions on type, coupled with fundamental principles of letter drawing.

Part 2: Understanding the significance of size in type design and the necessary adjustments for diverse applications.

Part 3: Exploring the translation of typographic expression into other writing systems to maintain coherence in global communication.

Part 4: Assessing the suitability of a typeface for large (display) or small (text) size applications, along with the design features essential for various formats and accessibility needs.


About Eleni Beveratou

Eleni is a typeface designer from Athens, Greece. While working toward her MA in Typeface Design from the University of Reading, she developed an interest in the science of reading for the partially sighted. Her research and findings were published in Digital Fonts and Reading by World Scientific. At Dalton Maag, Eleni has worked on projects with brands such as Airbnb, Oracle and Facebook.

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Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Northeastern University - Vancouver, 410 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, Canada

Tickets

CAD 85.00 to CAD 125.00

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