(Workshop) Better Béziers with FontLab VI

TYPO Labs 2016 Unlock the magic behind fonts | Thuesday, 10 May | 11:00 am | Gamecenter

In this 90-minute session, Adam, Thomas and Yuri provide an in-depth look at the new outline design process in FontLab VI that will empower type designers to get better results, faster. The FontLab team will discuss how glyphs are organized into Layers and Shapes, explain how the new Rapid tool complements the improved traditional Pen, and talk about the new point types (Genius and Servant points, Smart corners), explore new contour operations (Nudge, Power Nudge, Tunni Lines, Balance, Harmonize) and examine the all-new system of guidelines.


Adam Twardoch

Director of Products, FontLab (Berlin)

Adam Twardoch is Director of Products of FontLab. He also has been working as a font consultant for MyFonts, Monotype, Google, Adobe and many independent font vendors, specializing in font technology, multilingual typography, CSS webfonts, Unicode and OpenType. Adam has been a core member of the initiatives that created the…
Yuri Yarmola

Yuri Yarmola

(St. Petersburg)

Yuri Yarmola is as Vice President Research & Development of FontLab. He began dabbling with fonts in 1989, and designed the first of many font editors and utilities in 1991. He designed and led development of all versions of FontLab and FontLab Studio, as well as a number of other…
Thomas Phinney

Thomas Phinney

Typographer / Vice President @ FontLab (Portland, Oregon)

Thomas Phinney is President of FontLab. Previously he worked at Extensis (web fonts and font management tools) and Adobe (as product manager for global fonts and typography). Thomas is also a type designer, teacher, writer, and consultant on fonts and typography. He teaches type design with Crafting Type and has…

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