Variable fonts in Glyphs -> PLENARSAAL | NEUE MÄLZEREI

TYPO Labs 2018 How far can we go? | Friday, 13 April | 11:30 am | Workshop | English

Learn how to set up Variable Fonts in Glyphs, and how to bring your existing Multiple Master setups into OTVar, how to create, customize and juggle variation axes with virtual masters. In this workshop, join us in creating a multiple-axis font with a few glyphs, exporting and testing it. Learn which tricks and which Python scripts can help you in the process. Bring your MacBooks with the latest version of Glyphs and a recent browser.


Miriam Surányi

Type Producer (Austria)

Miriam Surányi graduated from the Graphische in Vienna with emphasis on typography. There she participated in a two-year type design curriculum. Alongside her job as a type producer at Schriftlabor, she recently joined the Glyphs-Team and is finishing up her first own typeface family.

Georg Seifert

Type Designer, Software Developer (Berlin)

Bauhaus University graduate Georg Seifert (b. 1978 in Halle an der Saale, Germany) is a type designer and a software developer. His typeface families Graublau Sans and Graublau Slab have become international bestsellers. He co-developed the typeface for the new Berlin Airport. He is most well known, however, for the…

Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer

Type Designer (Vienna)

Rainer Erich (‘Eric’) Scheichelbauer was born in Vienna, and studied photography, philosophy and Dutch. Today, he creates and produces typefaces, gives type design workshops, translates Dutch books on typography into German, and writes articles and Python scripts. He joined the Glyphs team in 2012, and has been writing tutorials and the handbook ever since.

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