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4–7 September, 2019

Petra Dočekalová

Petra Dočekalová

Petra studies at the Type Design and Typography studio at Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague with her PhD thesis about New Script Forms. Since 2013 she has been a member of the Briefcase Type Foundry team. She is focused on editorial work such as  the Typo9010 book, which won several global awards. She is also a type designer, sign painter, and lettering artist, working on new digital scripts. Petra received the TDC Award of excellence for her diploma project dealing with Czechoslovak calligraphy and new hand lettering forms.

ATypI Tokyo | Saturday, 7 September, 2019 | 14:50 – 15:10 | Miraikan Hall

New Writing Manuals

Talk | Presented in English

In a PhD dissertation she is preparing for the Type Design and Typography studio at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design (UMPRUM) in Prague, Petra Dočekalová focuses on script and handwriting typefaces. She studies their applications and overlap not...

Presented by Petra Dočekalová
ATypI Tokyo | Wednesday, 4 September, 2019 | 14:30 – 17:30 | Venus

New script styles

Half-Day Workshop | Presented in English

A super-intensive workshop which focuses on exploring new handwritten Latin script styles that follow the Czechoslovak style of calligraphy and lettering. You’ll try various Czech markers, graffiti tools, and different techniques and styles, including freestyle. Ultimately you’ll learn four master...

Presented by Petra Dočekalová