Tag Archives: Lettering

Mark Addison Smith: Lettering Activism

Mark Addison Smith: Lettering Activism

→ In his talk, Mark Addison Smith will show examples from his studio practice and tell stories of how he has employed hand-lettering and found-language to engage and empower marginalized communities for political or social change. His talk will include visual samples from his You Look Like The Right Type overheard-dialogue series, connecting strangers though hand-rendered speech and storytelling; his Queer Writing on the Bathroom Wall hate-speech bathroom graffiti series, combating against LGBTQ discrimination; and his Years Yet Yesterday AIDS-activism series, questioning a decade of the ongoing AIDS pandemic.

Jana Federov: Listed Letters – the aesthetics of the unperfect

Jana Federov: Listed Letters – the aesthetics of the unperfect

→ In my talk, I will tell you about the background of my work, the sources of my inspiration, and why happy little accidents are essential to discover your own significant style. I will consider how art can be used as a tool for awareness and encourage lettering artists to question aesthetic standards.

Tamara Arkatova: Non-profit lettering

Tamara Arkatova: Non-profit lettering

→ In her presentation, Tamara will talk about how various challenges and self-initiated projects helped her obtaining creative confidence and evolve evidence of her own style in lettering. She will also illustrate why is it important for creatives to have side-projects.

Chris Campe: How to Write Books and Why

Chris Campe: How to Write Books and Why

→ Many people dream of publishing a book with their own name on it one day, but they have no idea how to go about it. And while it’s not easy to make a lot of money with specialized how-to books, there are other good reasons for writing books anyway. On the example of the five non-fiction books Chris has published, she details her process: how to develop an idea, write a book proposal, find a publisher, outline and plan a book and then write it while designing it in parallel.

Claire Coullon: Lettering for Logotypes

Claire Coullon: Lettering for Logotypes

→ Lettering for logotypes brings about its own set of unique challenges and intricacies. The shape of letters and all of their typographic details can be manipulated to create a specific look and perception, uniquely tailored to the individual logo. With over 10 years of experience creating custom lettered logotypes for brands across the world, Claire will talk through her work and design process, using case studies of both new logos and re-designs to demonstrate how even the smallest of typographic characteristics contribute towards forming a unique logotype.

Jonny Hannah: When good type turns bad

Jonny Hannah: When good type turns bad

→ Is there anything more enjoyable than looking at beautiful Victorian typography, then drawing it badly? A bit wobbly, squint, all over the place, hurriedly squeezing it in before you run out of space? That’s what I do. And it’s great fun. On paper, as a screenprint, or on a3D object. And it’s getting messier as I get older …

Barbara Enright, Carla Hackett: Keep Flourishing

Barbara Enright, Carla Hackett: Keep Flourishing

→ This talk will cover Barbara’s fascinating pre-digital career as a ticket writer, to then connecting with Carla and developing a meaningful mentoring relationship. These left-handed ladies will share their stories of how collaboration is the key to flourishing.

Film

→ wird noch ergänzt … | more info to come …

Festival-Ticket

ab 250 €

pro Person

  • Jeden Tag ab 13:30
  • Jede Menge Vorträge
  • Jeden Abend Get-together

Morgenstunden

ab 120 €

Vormittagsworkshop

  • Täglich mehrere Workshops
  • Kleine Gruppen persönlich betreut
  • Thematisch vielfältig

Ganztags-Workshop

ab 220 €

Intensivkurs

  • Täglich nur 1 Workshop
  • Limitiert max. 16 Plätze
  • Intensive Stunden
Processing...
Thank you! Your subscription has been confirmed. You'll hear from us soon.
News zum Berlin Letters Festival
ErrorHere