Typography Workshop: The Imperfect Letter

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Presented in partnership with Monash University, The Imperfect Letter had attendees work with Henrik Kubel from renowned A2-Type, a London based design studio and type foundry. This workshop introduced the process of drawing letters and generating ideas for future fonts by way of sketching by hand. No colour allowed!

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A2-Type is a new type foundry set up by A2/SW/HK. Established to release and distribute over a decades worth of specially crafted typefaces the foundry offers access to a unique collection of fonts. A lucky few learned from Henrik and his experience with designing custom fonts for clients, such as; Expedia, Airbnb, The Independent Newspaper and associated magazines, Royal College of Art, UK Government in collaboration with Margaret Calvert, Amplify, Aperture magazine, SteensenVarming, Afterall Journal, RIBA Journal, Motorola, Optimum, Faber & Faber, Friends of the Earth, Wallpaper*, Traveler magazine and Harvard University Press.

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This is a DIA accredited event. It is worth 7 points of CPD.

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