Type@Paris, the typographic event of this summer!

Five weeks of intensive typeface design program for fifteen or so students and professionals, with quality speakers and teachers (Jean-François Porchez, Julien Priez (Fontyou), Mathieu Reguer, Franck Jalleau et Malou Verlomme).
Fontyou is proud to sponsor this event!

Bonus! 2 talks with very nice speakers are organized each wednesday night during these five weeks.
Yesterday night we listened to the famous letterer artist Tyrsa and Nadine Chahine, arabic type designer.

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Tyrsa

From graffiti to world famous brands (Sony, Nike, Carhartt, Moët & Chandon…), Alexis Taïeb (alias Tyrsa) described his work for our viewing pleasure, pushing the boundaries of lettering art and exploring the letters’ potential in all ways. His aim: “Reinvent the letter, but never lose its meaning. Or its beauty”
>>> website

Watch the entire talk (in French)

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Nadine Chahine

Lebanese type designer, Nadine Chahine is working as the Arabic and Legibility Specialist at Monotype. Last night she presented us her work with passion, emotion and generosity, including the best-selling Frutiger Arabic, Neue Helvetica Arabic, Univers Next Arabic, Palatino and Palatino Sans Arabic, Koufiya and Zapfino Arabic.
>>> website

Watch the entire talk (in English)

See you newt week for H5 and Jeremy Tankard’s talks!