Workshop: Beyond Design – the tracks of calligraphic tools

TYPO Berlin 2016 Beyond Design | Friday, 13 May | 11:00 am | Foyer | German

The typical lines of our handwriting are created with a broad nib dip pen.  That means that tool has a decisive influence on the shape of the letters. This workshop will provide participants to experiment with various types of dip pens and effectively vary the shape of letters to strike a balance between readability and pictorial quality.

Andreas Frohloff

Andreas Frohloff

Designer Liaison at Monotype (Berlin)

Andreas Frohloff, born in Berlin in 1956, manages and develops, in his position “Designer Liaison”, the relationship to external exclusive type designers of the Monotype libraries. A calligrapher and type designer by profession, Frohloff has been hosting calligraphy workshops for many years. The lecturer at several academies was trained as…

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