→ Bernd is a type designer who uses various tools in his work, ranging from old pen plotters to computers and iPads. In the presentation, he will explain how these tools influence his design process and shape his visual repertoire as well as what are their different limitations and advantages regarding type design, calligraphy and lettering. Weiterlesen
→ Ged has been hand lettering and sign writing for 15 years. In this talk will take you through his journey, from his first internship in the US through to the opening of his shop and studio in London. Ged will cover topics such as commissioning, his process and some of his weird and wonderful moments experienced on his journey.
→ In Kooperation mit Better Letters (London) produzierte Tom 2018 die Kurzdoku “When Better Letters met … Josef Samuel, Vienna’s Last Signpainter” über Wiens letzten Schildermaler und dessen Schildermaler Museum. Er führt uns in seinem Vortrag auf einen Kurztrip zu den – durchaus eigenwilligen – Charakteristika der Wiener Stadtbeschriftungen. Weiterlesen
→ In his talk, Ivan Castro will show us the calligraphy and lettering influences he had actually before being a letter artist or even a graphic designer. Some stuff, he absorbed when he was as a kid and that later surfaced in his work. And well, some of his current work too. Ivan will talk in English.
→ Almost 2 years ago I started a challenge to draw letters everyday on my sketchbook and to post it, beautiful or not. The goal was to improve my skills but also to take some distance with the race for glory on Instagram. Two years later, the vision of my work totally changed, I learnt a lot on what I want to do, what I like to do, but also on myself. In my talk, I will share the paths I took during these 2 years with insights about why you should start drawing letters each day from now. Weiterlesen
→ This workshop is suitable for designers and those in love with typography. You don’t need to have any previous experience in type design, but you will have a better time if you have some experience drawing Bézier vectors (e.g., with Adobe apps such as Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop). Weiterlesen
→ In this workshop, we’ll get familiar in an easy and accessible way with letter drawing and how to do simple layouts with lettering. After a general introduction to lettering basics, we’ll get hands on a small project. Starting from ready-made letterforms that we’ll bring to life, we’ll do simple compositions for a lettering piece with the name of a local dish (i.e. Wiener Schnitzel, Sauerkraut mit Wurst, Gaisburger Marsch, etc.), considering letter drawing, the combination of styles and the shape of the composition we’re drawing.
→ A painter paints a triptych, an illustrator makes a series of 5 illustrations, a photographer makes series of 12 photographs, a graphic designer designs 18 icons, and the letter maker makes – at least – a series of 26 characters.
→ Sie gilt als Königsdisziplin der Schildermaler. Die Hinterglasvergoldung benötigt handwerkliche Kenntnisse und Fertigkeiten in der Pinselführung sowie im Umgang mit den verwendeten Materialien als auch ein ausgeprägtes gestalterisches Feingefühl. Weiterlesen