Happy holidays!

This chocolate letter, designed, sculpted and cast by Eun You Noh marks the end of 2016 and the beginning of the holidays. Best wishes for 2017 from Type and Media!

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Françoise Berserik

Type and Media presents: Françoise Berserik from Royal Academy of Art The Hague on Vimeo.

Before the popup exhibition of Françoise Berserik’s trial and sample stones at the TypeMedia studio, she explained the process of letter carving: the materials and techniques but also the references and people involved in her work. Sixteen different stones give insight in her work. A special interview by Danicha Leliveld.

Françoise Berserik Popup Exhibition


This is to let you know about a small pop-up exhibition of trial and sample stones by Françoise Berserik. She will introduce each stone and explain some of the process and design.

Friday October 14, 16:00, Type and Media studio
Royal Academy of Art, Prinsessegracht 4, The Hague.

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Applications, Portfolio Day


The application procedure for the Type and Media master course 2017-2018 starts on October 1st. Please register at KABK’s Study Link and send an email to the course coordinator. All applications need to be received digitally before the end of January.

If you want to show your portfolio to get feedback from the Type and Media teachers, you can make an appointment for the Portfolio Day that will be held on Friday 27 January 2017.

The Open Day will be on Saturday 28 January. You are welcome to see Type and Media students work and talk to students and teachers as well as to visit the exhibitions of all other departments at the KABK.


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We’re happy to be able to add Alessio D’Ellena to the list graduates of TypeMedia 2015-2016. Congratulations!

Alumni Type Design for the Salone del Mobile

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Type and Media 2015 Alumni Alexandre Saumier Demers and Etienne Aubert Bonn (Coppers and Brasses, based in Montreal, Canada) participated as Type Designers in the graphic design of the online and printed booklets for RESET, KABK’s show at the Salone del Mobile that took place in Milan, Italy from 12 to 17 April 2016.

Alexandre and Etienne designed pixelated versions of the neutral grotesk typefaces used by the graphic designers, and made the python scriptings for these versions.

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