A two-day intensive in TYPETYPESCHOOL
Designer of Volga Volga Alexey Brodovsky perform at the intensive about layout of a multipage printing editions.
Traditionally, classes were held two days consisted of theoretical lectures, practical exercises and finished protection projects. Introductory lecture helped to plunge into context, to understand the origins and trace the path of the manuscript to the incunabula of Swiss modular grids.
“I strongly recommend reading and re-reading “The Form of the Book” by Jan Tschichold. This book sets the correct mindset, eyes, feeling the font and typesetting. Understanding the pure style of the book will gently impose even the most intense turn, highlight the most important and discard the superfluous nature” — says Alexey.
Clearly and concisely formulated strategic and creative methods of work: analysis of the structure and the publication of the text, time management, work with composition and layout grids. Intensive created for practicing graphic designers and dedicated to the technical aspects — Adobe InDesign settings and highly specialized instruments.
After two days of training, participants Intensive Protection projects, received their diplomas, and most importantly — have acquired practical skills that they can immediately apply to work on multipage printing editions.
The course “Design and layout multipage printing editions” was prepared in conjunction with a colleague from the agency “Infographics” Olga Leikina. TYPETYPESCHOOL — the first in St. Petersburg school of font and typography, where every week there are educational activities, intensives and courses related to the culture of the font.