Typography seminar

Kirjak 2019

Friday, 12 April

KIRJAK Typography Seminar – Friday, 12 April at 9:00–18:00
National Library of Estonia (2 Tõnismägi, Tallinn)

9:00–10:00 Registration

Panel I BOOK DESIGN

10:00 Kaidi Urmet EST –  Award ceremony of best designed Baltic books 2018
10:15 Eve Kask, Ivar Sakk EST – Jüri Kaarma. Perfect pitch in typography
11:00 Nina Ulmaja SWE – Development of book design from industrialization to digitization
11:45 Coffee break 20 min

Panel II WORKING WITH TYPE

12:05 Minna Sakaria SWE – The bad type
12:50 Tadas Karpavičius LIT – More than text
13:35 Lunch 1 h

Panel III TYPOGRAPHY

14:35 Aleksandra Samuļenkova LAT – Breeding ground for letters
15:20 Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer AUT – Making a difference: type design and politics
16:05 Coffee break 25 min

Panel IV LETTERING

16:30 Pekka Loiri FIN – Broken typography
17:15 Dimitri Makonnen EST/RUS – Wild letters
18:00 Programme end

Working languages: Estonian and English 
Seminar participation fee: €36 (incl VAT) 
Participation fee includes day catering. 
Also available is participation in individual blocks; participation fee payments in cash on the spot.
One block: €15 (incl VAT).

KIRJAK Typography Workshops – Saturday, 13 April at 9:30–18:00
Tallinn Polytechnic School (Pärnu road 57)

10:00–13:30
Track 1 Dmitri Makonnen EST/RUS – My wild alphabet
Track 2 Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer AUT – Variable font magic with Glyphs

13:30–14:30 Lunch 1 h

14:30–18:00
Track 1 Dmitri Makonnen EST/RUS Wild, wild typographic poster
Track 2 Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer AUT – Digitise your analog letters

Both track workshops are intertwined, in such a way that you will be able to visit both.

Registration for workshops from 25 March.
Additional information: mart@kirjak.info

*The programme is subject to changes.