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4–7 September, 2019

César Puertas

Graphic designer César Puertas graduated from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia (1999) and completed the Master’s program in Design in Type and Media at the Royal Academy of Arts (KABK) in The Hague (2009). He has been an organiser and judge of the Latin American typography biennials Letras Latinas in 2006 and Tipos Latinos in 2008 and 2010. He is an associate professor and lecturer in type design and calligraphy at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia and a type designer with his own studio, Typograma. His work has been awarded by the Type Directors Club, Tipos Latinos, and Proyecto Diseño. His typefaces are distributed by Adobe, Bold Monday, and Monotype.

ATypI Tokyo | Wednesday, 4 September, 2019 | 09:30 – 12:30 | Venus

Crash Course: Western Calligraphy

Half-Day Workshop | Presented in English

A working knowledge of Western calligraphy can be most helpful in speeding up one’s understanding of type design basics. This crash course will cover the two primary styles used in Western typography—roman and italics with the broad nib pen and...

Presented by César Puertas