Your application for the year 2016-2017 needs to be here no later than Monday March 14, 2016.
Just van Rossum is talking fontTools, Drawbot, esoteric font tool history and general Python to the Talk Python To Me podcast.
Reprint by Karel Martens has made the selection of the Best Dutch and Flemish Book Designs 2015. The book was part of the exhibition of Martens’ work at the 2015 Gerrit Noordzij Prize. The book contains articles by David Bennewith and Robin Kinross.
The book was published on March 6, 2015 in the context of the presentation of the Gerrit Noordzij Prize to Cyrus Highsmith and the opening of the exhibition of the work of Karel Martens, awarded with the prize in 2012.
The exhibition and this book have been made in collaboration with the students of Type and Media 2014/2015: Elliot Amblard, Benedikt Bramböck, Bahman Eslami, Minjoo Ham, Tilmann Hielscher, Marko Hrastovec, Ekaterina Kochkina, Philipp Neumeyer, Loris Olivier, Heidi Rand Sørensen, Tezzo Suzuki, Jasper Terra, Cristian Vargas, under the guidance of David Bennewith, Jan Willem Stas and Karel Martens.
The Gerrit Noordzij Prize is given to type designers and typographers for extraordinary contributions to the fields of type design, typography and type education. The prize is awarded every three years by the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague together with the Museum Meermanno and the Koninklijke Bibliotheek under the auspices of the Dr. P. A. Tiele Trust.
Reprint is a publication of Type and Media, the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague and Roma Publications Amsterdam. Order at http://romapublications.org
Fourteen excellent responsive, animated pieces by @typemedia students here, just in time for the KABK Open Day 2016.
The TypeMedia Portfolio day is Friday January 22, 2016. If you’re interested in the TypeMedia course and want to apply and if you’d like to discuss your portfolio, make an appointment with the course coordinator.
Sorry, the portfolio schedule is full!
The KABK Open Day is the next day, Saturday January 23, 2016. Details here.
The graduates of the Type and Media year 2014-2015 have presented their new portfolio site.
The TypeMedia students visited the Special Collections at the University Library in Amsterdam. Mathieu Lommen showed some amazing books, original pen work and lettering.
What drew us to study type design in the Netherlands is the way Dutch letterers see type as shapes created by a tool—thinking mainly about Gerrit Noordzij’s work—and their studies on how pressure, rotation, angles and tools all influence the resulting letterform.