Type Days Ljubljana 2017

Type Days Ljubljana 2017

31st Tipo Brda winter workshop Type Days 2017
20–25 February 2017

Application date: 30 Jan 2017 5 Feb 2017

Last year’s Ljubljana Type Days 2016 workshop was a big success, so we are proud to announce this years Ljubljana Type Days 2017 workshop. It will be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia at Vodnikova Domačija Šiška, the house of reading and writing.

The workshop will start in the morning with breakfast, and will be continued throughout the day until the evening.

During the workshop we will also organise a visit to the National University Library, where many examples of calligraphy and print legacy, important for the Slovenian culture, are stored. Profesor Lucijan Bratuš will be our guide. On Saturday we will start the day with a Type-walk through the old part of Ljubljana and in the afternoon we will show the work that has been done during the Type Days 2017 workshop with a public exhibition and a private party afterwards.

Mentor
Adam Katyi is a type and graphic designer based in Graz. He graduated in Sopron, at the Institute of Applied Arts. He holds two MA degrees, one from Moholy-Nagy Art and Design University and the second one from Type and Media program at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague. At the moment runs type foundry Hungarumlaut.

Who can participate?
Students of graphic design, typography, architecture and all other people interested in designing type. We expect some basic experience with type, but there is also a place for greenhorns. Our agenda is to connect people with different skills and backgrounds. You are welcome to bring your own ideas and sketches of type you want to work on them.

Timeline

Monday:
9.00 Meeting at Vodnikova Domačija Šiška for breakfast
10.00–13.00 Workshop
13.00–15.00 Lunch break
15.00–19.00 Workshop

Tuesday:
9.00 Breakfast
10.00–13.00 Visit at NUK (National and University Library) in the city center, guided by Professor Lucijan Bratuš
13.00–15.00 Lunch break
15.00–19.00 Worskhop

Wednesday:
9.00 Breakfast
10.00–13.00 Workshop
13.00–15.00 Lunch break
15.00–18.00 Workshop
18.00 Open doors (workshop open for public)
19.00 Public lecture by Adam Katyi

Thursday:
9.00 Breakfast
10.00–13.00 Workshop
13.00–15.00 Lunch break
15.00–19.00 Workshop

Friday:
9.00 Breakfast
10.00–13.00 Workshop
13.00–15.00 Lunch break
15.00–19.00 Workshop

Saturday:
11.00 Type-walk in the center of Ljubljana
18.00 Exhibition opening
20.00 Type party

Tools needed
Bring your favourite drawing tools (fine liners, markers, pencils, pens, white-out, a sketchbook, …). A laptop computer is required, we suggest the application Glyphs. However, if you work with any other font editor this is not an obstacle. The workshop crew will provide transparent paper and other stationery.

Workshop fee
The workshop fee is 230 € (Tipo Brda members 200 €) and includes breakfast, refreshments during the day and final exhibition posters. We also collect annual Tipo Brda membership (professionals: 30 €, students: 15 €) for all the participants. Only bank transfers are accepted. The complete sum needs to be paid in advance by 12 Feb 2017. In case of cancellation we keep 10 % administrative costs. The maximum number of participants is 15.

Application process
Tell us something about you: name, faculty, country, phone, your skills etc. Keep it short and sweet. Send it to info (at) tipobrda (dot) com – deadline: Monday 30 Jan 2017 Sunday 5 Feb 2017.

Wait for notification by Wednesday 1 Feb 2017 Monday 6 Feb 2017– we will get in touch with all the participants to inform you with additional details.

If you have any questions, don’t be shy to ask.
Looking forward to meet you at our workshop.
Tipo Brda winter 2017 crew: Alja & Krista