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Saint J&an is a workshop week-end in Paris and a worldwide submission call for ampersands.
Prepare to draw your most beautiful ampersands on may 6th and 7th that will be published in a book by —zeug as a festive companion to a new translation to Jan Tschichold’s ampersand essay.
The climax of this week-end will be a party on the occasion of the Saint Jean Porte Latine, patron of the type designers and wine markers, who we will celebrate on this Saturday night.
On the 17, 18, 19 of june, we will hack and fork fonts with you!
We will focus on type derivation to experiment how we can create new version of a same font in two days of work. The workshop will take place at La Générale in Paris, and will be free! Technical basics in type design will avoid violent headache.
We will be in Brussels on the 14th of april to attend the launch of a new original type related magazine.
Meet La Perruque, a 1 meter long and 1 centimeter hight sheet of paper. Each issue is a specimen dedicated to a different typeface. These strange formats are leftovers from the printer, the margins of regular documents. The different issues altogether create a portrait of a contemporean type design scene. On the 14th of April, discover the first 4 issues of the magazine and meet Olivier Bertrand, its creator, with the designers of each 4 typefaces : our Raphaël Bastide, Axel Benassis, Justin Bihan, Alex Chavot and Olivier Lebrun as a guest.
Yes, the third issue of La Perruque is dedicated to our Steps Mono, a project initiated by Raphaël and Jean-Baptiste Morizot to demonstrate a collaborative approach in type design. No spoil but it seems that the fourth issue will be about another of our fonts.
Meet us at :
La Perruque — Lancement #1
Thursday avril, the 14th, 2016
At Atelier Bek
rue du Ruisseau 15