Typografy conference

Kirjak 2018

april 20 — 21

kirjak 2018

Friday, 20 AprilTypography Seminar 
National Library of Estonia (2 Tõnismägi, Tallinn)

Panel I TYPOGRAPHY

10:00 Jaan Rõõmus, Aimur Takk, Andree Paat EST – Fresh Estonian typefaces
10:45 Tiiu Pirsko EST – A bird’s eye view of the typographic world of Tõnu Soo

Panel II TYPOGRAPHY

11:50 Irina Smirnova RUS – The theoretical model of Gerrit Noordzij in present-day study of typography
12:35 Teo Tuominen FIN – Applied letter design

Panel III BOOK DESIGN / CALLIGRAPHY

14:30 Carolina Laudon SWE – In the land of legibility and identity
15:15 Oleksiy Chekal UKR – Calligraphic arabesques from the Middle Ages to Futurism

Panel IV BOOK DESIGN

16:30 Sigute Chlebinskaite LIT – Fifty grams of book(art). Daily
17:15 Karl Berglund SWE – Selling murder! Cover design and sales analysis of Swedish crime novels

Saturday, 12 AprilTypography Workshops
10:0018:00 Estonian Academy of Art (Estonia pst 7)

Miriam Surányi AUT — Start your first Font: Introduction to type design with Glyphs

16:0020:00 Ukrainian Cultural Center (Laboratooriumi 22)

Oleksiy Chekal UKR — Italian epigraphy, or why would a modern designer need medieval types?
(Introduction to monumental proto-Gothic based on Italian inscriptions, and creating a logotype for a museum project.)

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