From sound to glyph: the typographic representation of languages

From sound to glyph: the typographic representation of languages


In this talk, Jo De Baerdemaeker will present some of the typefaces he designed for national and international design projects.

27 May 2016 at 19:30, Kattendijkdok-Oostkaai 21, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium.

These are, amongst others, the fonts for stad Antwerpen, Flanders Art font family, Elegant Contemporary and Wiels; as well as his non-Latin (Lungta Tibetan, Nirmala Bengali, Sherpa font family, Noto Javanese, and Mongolian) fonts for Microsoft, Google/Monotype, New York Times; and other projects.

An exhibition with original silkscreen printed type specimen posters, and photography, from Jo De Baerdemaeker / studio type is shown throughout the evening, and a unique type specimen will be printed in situ, as a keepsake of the evening for each of the attendees.

All welcome!

In collaboration with Studio Start, Kastaar, Afreux and Plantin Institute for Typography, sponsored by www.borninantwerp.be.

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