about

Typography Summer School is a meeting place for graduates of graphic design, wanting to bridge the gap between student and professional and learn more about typography. The school brings together leading practitioners and participants to study, exchange ideas, and investigate the discipline.

As well as running a range of projects within typography, the school acts as a think tank encouraging research and dialogue. This environment provides a forum in which to discuss what typography is, its relevance in design history and the part it plays in today’s society. The school investigates the role of typographic design across ranging mediums, from books to film credits and posters to websites.

The school was founded by Fraser Muggeridge and is independent from any college or educational organisation.

To contact Typography Summer School London, email london@typographysummerschool.org. You can stay in touch through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or sign-up for the mailing list.

covid

Due to the ongoing spread of the COVID-19 virus, TSS London dates are subject to change pending ongoing regulations and recommendations from local governments. Applicants who are accepted into the program will be notified as soon as a decision is made and given the option to cancel with full refunds or agree to attend at a later date TBD. Should an applicant be travelling from a zone that is discouraged from travelling to London at the time of the program, please notify info@typographysummerschool.com as soon as it is confirmed to work out a refund.

programme
  • Daily talks from each visiting practitioner.
  • Individual and group assignments.
  • Seminars, tutorials and informal discussions.
  • An evening of film screenings.
  • Advice on different career paths within typography.
teaching

Fraser Muggeridge is joined by a visiting practitioner each day, from specialised areas of typographic design practice and educators at distinguished design schools. The 2020 tutors and speakers in London are: A Practice For Everyday Life, Catherine Dixon, Europa, Frith Kerr, Seb McLauchlan, Fraser Muggeridge, OK-RM and David Pearson. Bringing together a range of varied tutors will offer each participant a unique experience to learn from and apply to their future work.

A Practice for Everyday Life (APFEL)

Emma Thomas and Kirsty Carter founded graphic design studio A Practice for Everyday Life (APFEL) in London in 2003. Exploring the potential of graphic design as a meaningful process of cultural production, their research-led approach and conceptual rigour results in sympathetic, creative and original work. APFEL works primarily with artists and cultural institutions or companies, and their practice encompasses art direction, identities, books, exhibitions, digital and type design. Emma and Kirsty are members of the Alliance Graphique Internationale.

Catherine Dixon

Catherine Dixon is an award-winning designer, writer and teacher. As a writer, she has a particular interest in letterforms, her doctoral thesis focussing on the problems of describing typefaces and she has recently published a review of research into classification and her work with Hyphen Press She also writes regularly on letterforms in environmental contexts, having co-authored with Phil Baines the book Signs: lettering in the environment (2003). She contributes to a range of design journals and websites including Eye and FontStand on subjects such as typographic education and fonts more broadly, and she is a regular speaker at international conferences. She teaches typography on the Graphic Communication Design programme at Central Saint Martins. From 2011 to 2012, she was a Visiting Professor at the University of São Paulo in Brazil.

Europa

Europa is a graphic design studio interested in the appearance of all forms of culture. Europa work with a diverse set of cultural institution on projects including graphic identities, books, publications, exhibition design, signage, art direction and websites. Europa has a particular interest in architecture, urbanism and the role that graphic design can play in a place’s identity. Europa look for moments when graphic design and architecture overlap, and create opportunities for their work to play a more supportive and less top down role in framing a place. Europa was founded in 2007 by Mia Frostner and Robert Sollis, both graduates of the Royal College of Art. Gareth Lindsay joined the studio in 2013 and Alice Vodoz in 2019. Alongside the studio practice Europa run the second year of the BA Graphic Design course at Camberwell College of Arts.

Frith Kerr

Frith Kerr is a creative director, graphic designer and founder of Studio Frith. She studied at Camberwell College of Arts and the Royal College of Art. For eleven years she was a director and partner of the highly acclaimed Kerr/Noble. In 2009 she established Studio Frith, a practice renowned for its visionary creativity and research led approach — “the go-to graphic designer for creative clients” The New York Times. Frith is a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale.

Seb McLauchlan

Seb McLauchlan is an independent designer based in London, specialising in the fields of graphic & type design. He's recently worked for clients such as the REAL Foundation, Kwaidan Editions and Alexander McQueen, and he releases typefaces through Dinamo Type Foundry based in Germany and Switzerland. He is also a lecturer and critic, teaching type design at Kingston School of Art.

Fraser Muggeridge

Fraser Muggeridge is a graphic designer based in Bethnal Green, London, UK. Throughout a wide range of formats, from artists’ books and exhibition catalogues to posters, maps and postcard invites, the studio prioritises artists’ and writers’ content over the imposition of a signature style. By allowing images and texts to sustain their own intent and impact, each project is approached with an elegantly pared-down aesthetic, with colour, typography, paper stock and format playing a key role in arriving at a sympathetic yet subtly alluring object. Fraser teaches on the MA Book Design course at Reading University and on the BA Graphic Design course at Camberwell College of Arts, London. Fraser founded Typography Summer School in London in 2010 and has collaborated with Other Means since 2013 on the New York edition.

OK-RM

OK-RM is an independent studio based in London, founded in 2008 by Oliver Knight & Rory McGrath. Building a reputation through a distinctive perspective on design and art direction within contemporary art, culture and commerce. A dedicated content driven approach with a grounding in conceptual thinking form the essential foundations of the studio.

Recent commissions include the exhibition design and campaign for Fear and Love (Design Museum), visual identities for Manus × Machina (The Met, New York), the British Pavilion in Venice, and Under the Same Sun (Guggenheim, New York) as well as book projects with artists Fos and Shezad Dawood. Their ongoing collaboration with the REAL Foundation continues with the creative direction of the REAL Review. Between 2011–15 the studio was responsible for the visual identity and creative direction of the Strelka Institute.

In early 2015, OK-RM founded InOtherWords, a publishing imprint creating books and other printed matter in close collaboration with artists, writers, galleries and other cultural protaganists. Rory McGrath and Oliver Knight have acted as visiting lecturers and participated in numerous international conferences including; Werkplaats Typografie, ECAL, RISD, The Design Museum, Whitechapel Gallery and Centre Pompidou.

David Pearson

David Pearson graduated from Central Saint Martins in 2002 before working for Penguin Books as a text designer and later, a cover designer. He left to establish his own studio in 2007, which specialises in print design where typography is the principle form of expression. David has been listed as one of Britain’s Top 50 Designers by the Guardian, named by Debrett’s as one of Britain’s 500 most influential people. He is a member of AGI (Alliance Graphique Internationale) and was appointed Royal Designer for Industry in 2015.

fees

£425 per participant, to be paid in full via electronic transfer upon receipt of acceptance and in advance of the course. Basic studio materials and lunch will be provided. Accommodation is not provided.

apply

It is assumed that each applicant will be educated to degree standard in graphic design, but all work will be assessed on its own merits. Applications are encouraged from all creative disciplines and all ages. Each participant should be familiar with the industry standard software packages (Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) and be able to bring a laptop to the school.

The number of participants is limited to 30. Applications are open until 10 May 2020.

Please apply to Typography Summer School London by sending a pdf portfolio and cv (or website reference) to: london@typographysummerschool.org

Actual samples can be posted to:

Typography Summer School London
Unit 7 Temple Yard
London E2 6QD
United Kingdom

Each application will be assessed by the tutors, with notification sent on 17 May.

past

TYPOGRAPHY SUMMER SCHOOL
LONDON
15–19 JULY 2019

Old Manor Park Library
Rabbits Road Institute
London

Daily visiting practitioners:
A Practice for Everyday Life
Catherine Dixon
Europa
Frith Kerr
Fraser Muggeridge
OK-RM
David Pearson
Paul Barnes

Participants:
Lena Baumgartner (DE)
Riccardo Carrara (IT)
Clay Cavender (USA)
Derya Ermetin
Mark Evans (UK)
Prarthana Gandhi (IN)
Miles Hammond (UK)
Julie Harris (USA)
Vanessa Le (AU)
Alex Leeder (UK)
Lydia Lees (UK)
Nille S. Lindqvist (SE)
Alexandra Margetic (AU)
Yon Matauko (ES)
Nunzio Mazzaferro (IT)
Ben Mingo (USA)
Nikhil Misra (USA)
Laura Mortimer (UK)
Sung Mun (USA)
Alicia Mundy (UK)
Fatima Oldendorf (BH)
Varinthorn Pormajanya (TH)
Daniel Royle (UK)
Carina Samantha Santos (PH)
Jong Seul Bae (KR)
Patsy Shin (USA)
Emma Singleton (UK)
Joana Siniavskaja (LT)
Ieva Sliziute (LT)
Moa Sundkvist (SE)
Dario Julia Utreras (VE)


TYPOGRAPHY SUMMER SCHOOL
LONDON
9–13 JULY 2018

Old Manor Park Library
Rabbits Road Institute
London

Daily visiting practitioners:
A Practice for Everyday Life
Catherine Dixon
Europa
Frith Kerr
James Langdon
Fraser Muggeridge
OK-RM
David Pearson

Visiting speaker:
Luke Hall

Assistant:
Eleanor Vonne Brown

Participants:
Will Bindley (UK)
Harriet Bishop (UK)
Marion Bisserier (FR)
Miltos Bottis (GR)
Shamma Buhazza (AE)
Andrea Campesato Segnini (IT)
Leonardo Collina (IT)
Emily Craske (CA)
Matteo Di Iorio (IT)
Fanny Geiser (CH)
Santiago Goria (AR)
Isobel Guy (UK)
Stephanie Hardy (UK)
Viktoria Hohl (AT)
Rok Hudobivnik (SI)
Evan Jolley (US)
Maren Knutsen (NO)
Aurial Lee (SG)
Fabian Maier-Bode (DE)
Joseph Menage (UK)
Agga Anne Mette Stage (SE)
Sofus Nystrцm (SE)
Dafne Pagura (IT)
Pol Pintó (ES)
Kasia Pomieczynska (PL)
Cate Rickards (UK)
Manu Ridocci (ES)
Ben Sewell (UK)
Jenny Song (USA)
Tess Stokes (AU)
Will Tuddenham (USA)
Dominique Vine (AU)


TYPOGRAPHY SUMMER SCHOOL
LONDON
10–14 JULY 2017

Old Manor Park Library
Rabbits Road Institute
London

Daily visiting practitioners:
Catherine Dixon
Europa
Frith Kerr
James Langdon
OK-RM

Visiting speakers:
Fiona Banner
Paul Barnes
Luke Hall

Assistant:
Francesco Corsini

Participants:
Eva Abdulina (LV)
Samuele Anzellotti (IT)
Krishna Balakrishnan (CA)
Jeanne Bataille (FR)
Emma Burr (UK)
Maria Candanoza (USA)
Elena Etter (CO/CH)
Mark Foss (USA)
Andrew Galloway (US)
Emilie Guldberg Jensen (DK)
Anna Hidvégi (HU)
Costas Kalogeropoulos (GR)
Mashiho Kameda
Isabel Lea (UK)
Yujin Lee (KR)
Nick Massarelli (USA)
Eduardo Mattos (BR)
Damiaan Melis (UK)
Serena Neo (SG)
Charlie Newhouse (UK)
Walter Oscar Rothe (BE)
Melissa Pan (CA)
Marta Puchala (PL)
Jordan Raeside (AUS)
Simon Rogers (UK)
Celsy Sabilla (ID)
Mette Sanggaard (DK)
Asel Tambay (UK)
Jess Xuan (AU)
Yah-Leng Yu (SG)


TYPOGRAPHY SUMMER SCHOOL
LONDON
20 JULY–24 JULY 2015

at X Marks the Bökship / Matt’s Gallery

Daily visiting practitioners:
APFEL (A Practice for Everyday Life)
Mark El-khatib
Ken Garland
James Langdon
OK-RM
David Pearson

Visiting speakers:
Paul Barnes
Luke Hall

Assistants:
Nisha Gouveia
Eloise Harris

Participants:
Gabriela Baka (ND)
Bettina Birmarcker (BR)
Hannah Blows (UK)
Elisabeth Bolzon (FR)
Linnéa Carlson (SE)
Francesco Corsini (IT)
James Cotton (UK)
Monica Fraile (FR)
Nicolas Franck Pauly (FR)
Luana Graciano (BR)
Ester Greco (IT)
Nick Greenbank (UK)
James Griffin (UK)
Kristian Hjorth Berge (NO)
Minhua Huang (CHN)
Elliot Hutchinson (AUS)
Danny Jian (CHN)
Louise Khadjeh-Nassiri (SE)
Sung Kwon (SK)
Athanasios Lazogkas (GR)
Alexandra Lunn (UK)
Pedro Neves (PT)
Mitchell Onuorah (IT)
Aman Phull (UK)
Dan Saul Pilgrim (UK)
Marianthi Ro (GR)
Gaeun Ryu (SK)
Geertrui Storms (BE)
Kia Tasbihgou (UK)
Aaron Vohra (UK)
David Wynn (UK)


TYPOGRAPHY SUMMER SCHOOL
MELBOURNE
9–13 FEBRUARY 2015

Organised by Fraser Muggeridge and Brad Haylock

Guest lectures:
Harriet Edquist
Emily Floyd

Daily visiting practitioners:
Jenny Grigg
Dominic Hofstede
Ziga Testen
Paul Tisdell

Participants:
Danielle Blyth (AU)
Vincent Chan (AU)
Aidan Connolly (AU)
Nicci Hurwitz (AU)
Stefan Imbesi (AU)
Matt Lenz (AU)
Cindy Limardiono (ID)
Liliana Lopez (CO)
Tristan Main (AU)
Campbell McKenzie (AU)
Abbie Mills (AU)
Lloyd Mst (AU)
Helen Pape (AU)
Heather Walker (AU)
Clare Wohlnick (AU)
Eleisha Yau (AU)


TYPOGRAPHY SUMMER SCHOOL
LONDON
29 JULY–2 AUGUST 2013

Daily visiting practitioners:
APFEL (A Practice for Everyday Life)
Europa
Ken Garland
OK-RM
Other Means
David Pearson

Visiting speakers:
Sarah Newitt
Stefan Kraus

Assistant: Marina Kampka

Participants:
Pedro Aguiar (BRA)
Eli Alonso (ES)
Leonardo Azzolini (IT)
Sarah Backhouse (UK)
Chris Bentham (UK)
Tom Box (UK)
Eva Charlton (NZ)
Oli Collins (UK)
Taylor Givens (US)
Josephine Jensen (DN)
Florence Li (AU)
Kimberly McGuire (US)
Cyntia Morilleau (FR)
Caitlin Parkinson (AU)
Grant Priest (NZ)
Karlijn Pustjens (ND)
Carmen Reina (ESP)
Christopher Roeleveld (US)
David Rudnick (UK)
Max Ryan (UK)
Hrefna Sigurðardóttir (ISL)
Lisa Solovieva (SU)
Matt Tucker (UK)


TYPOGRAPHY SUMMER SCHOOL
LONDON
22 JULY–26 JULY 2013

Daily visiting practitioners:
APFEL (A Practice for Everyday Life)
Europa
Ken Garland
Peter Nencini
OK-RM
Other Means
David Pearson
Wolfram Wiedner

Visiting speakers:
Sarah Newitt
Stefan Kraus

Assistant:
Robin Kirkham

Participants:
Sophie Balch (UK)
Ric Bell (UK)
Lissy Bonness (GER)
Johanna Burai (SWE)
Paul Michael Cavanagh (UK)
Twanya Zai Chantra-Intra (THA)
Soofiya Chaudry (UK)
Christophe Clarijs (BEL)
Marcus Connor (UK)
Geertje Debets (HOL)
Andrea Evangelista (IT)
Karin Fischnaller (GER)
Jack Gardiner (UK)
François Girard-Meunier (CA)
Monica Giunchi (IT)
Anna Hennerdal (SWE)
Tara Hughes (UK)
Lisa Ifsits (AUT)
Anna Nazarova (RUS)
Fanny Wacklin Nilsson (SWE)
Luke Robertson (AUS)
Ivo Rubboli (ITA)
Kuba Rudzinski (POL)
Merel Schenk (HOL)
Elke Scholiers (BEL)
Duncan Tullis (UK)
Santiago Villa (IT)
James Ward (UK)


TYPOGRAPHY SUMMER SCHOOL
LONDON
16–20 JULY 2012

Daily visiting practitioners:
APFEL (A Practice for Everyday Life)
Sara De Bondt
Europa
Ken Garland
James Langdon
David Pearson

Visiting speakers:
Sarah Newitt
Stefan Kraus
Assistant:
Ollie Stockbridge

Participants:
Matthew Appleton (UK)
Tiziana Artemisio (CH)
Mina Bach (ES)
Holly Catford (UK)
Sofia Clausse (AR)
Jonathan Esgate (UK)
Etienne Frasson-Cochet (FR)
Aaron Gillett (AU)
Sonja Hahn (DE)
Wei Huang (AU)
Min Jae Huh (KR)
Shotaro Ishii (JP)
Emma Kalkhoven (UK)
Kwang-Su Kim (KR)
Pat Laddaphan (TH)
Niall Lewis (UK)
Fiona O’Leary (IE)
Lukas Opekar (CZ)
Netta Peltola (FI)
Ilaria N Roglieri (IT)
Tereza Rullerová(CZ)
Ellen Taylor (UK)
Mike Tully (USA)
Violette Vanderlinden (BE)
Maria Villaró Lupón (ES)


TYPOGRAPHY SUMMER SCHOOL
LONDON
9–13 JULY 2012

Daily visiting practitioners:
APFEL (A Practice for Everyday Life)
Stephen Barrett
Europa
Ken Garland
OK-RM
James Langdon
David Pearson

Visiting speakers:
Sarah Newitt
Stefan Kraus

Assistant:
Lorenz Klingebiel

Participants:
Maria Amaro (PT)
David Bate (UK)
Vittoria Bisi (IT)
Simon Chong (AU)
Rachita Dalal (IN)
Marc Damm (AT)
Rosina Digne-Malcolm (UK)
James Drayson (UK)
Chris Eimeamkamol (TH)
Eliza Hearsum (AU)
Kyungwon Kim (KR)
Sandra Kossorotova (EE)
Scott Langer (US)
Leigh Mignogna (US)
André Meca (PT)
Maria-Louiza Ouranou (GR)
Pietro Paciullo (IT)
Christina Pfeifer (DE)
Jeremy St Quentin (AU)
Matt Roberts (UK)
Thomas Saxby (UK)
Liz Seibert (US)
Guus Verschuur (NL)
Adeline Yeo (SG)


TYPOGRAPHY SUMMER SCHOOL
LONDON
11–15 JULY 2011

Daily visiting practitioners:
APFEL (A Practice for Everyday Life)
Sara De Bondt
Europa
Ken Garland
James Langdon
David Pearson

Visiting speakers:
Sarah Newitt
Stefan Kraus

Assistant:
Lucy Brown

Participants:
María Alén (ES)
Eduard Barcelón (ES)
Sam Blunden (UK)
Lucia Del Zotto (IT)
Maryam Fanni (SE)
Maria da Gandra (PT)
Britt Helbig (BE)
Stine Holst (DK)
Jay Jung Hyun Yeo (KR)
Edward Johansson (SE)
Trond Klevgaard (NO)
Nina Krogh (DK)
Birgit Mayer (AT)
Benjamin Niznik (US)
Lotte Peters (NL)
Mark Robbins (UK)
Jun Shim (KR)
Aaron Skipper (UK)
Jan Edmund Vennesland Haaland (NO)
Bec Worth (AU)


TYPOGRAPHY SUMMER SCHOOL
LONDON
4–8 JULY 2011

Daily visiting practitioners:
APFEL (A Practice for Everyday Life)
Stephen Barrett
Sara De Bondt
Europa
Ken Garland
James Langdon
David Pearson

Visiting speakers:
Paul Barnes
Sarah Newitt
Stefan Kraus

Assistant:
Michelle Phillips

Participants:
Rita Araújo (PT)
Tuuli Aule (EE)
Laura Bergans (BE)
Camila Cardenosa (CO)
Amie Chanelle Norman
Anne De Boeck (BE)
Mina Demiren (IE)
Alonzo Felix (US)
Gro Janarv (SE)
Matt Kay (US)
Mathew Kneebone (AU)
Joshua Lee (SG)
Songeun Lee (KO)
Benjamin Lieb (FR)
Rita Maldonado Branco (PT)
Monica Nelson (US)
Esteve Padilla (ES)
Joseph Pleass (UK)
Nitzan Ron (IL)
Marc Sieburg (DE)
Jiyeun Sung (KO)


TYPOGRAPHY SUMMER SCHOOL
LONDON
12–16 JULY 2010

Daily visiting practitioners:
Sara De Bondt
Europa
Ken Garland
David Pearson

Visiting speakers:
Fiona Banner
Paul Elliman
Sarah Newitt
Stefan Kraus

Assistant:
Alexander Lis

Participants:
Joris Bovijn (BE)
Erik Carter (US)
Aurore Chauve (FR)
Emilie Chen (FR)
Jacob Darfelt (DK)
Jonathan Davies (UK)
Jenni Dennis (UK)
Hanna Donker (NL)
Elisabete Gomes (PT)
Erik Haberfeld (FR)
Annabel Innes (UK)
Jono Lewarne (UK)
Illaria Marengo (IT)
Ben Mclaughlin (UK)
Niall O’Shea (EI)
Anisha Peplinski (UK)
Cindy Rodriguez (US)
Adam Sneade (UK)
Simone Trum (NL)
Arnoud Verhaeghe (UK)
Gemma Villegas Barragán (ES)
Emma Williams (UK)


TYPOGRAPHY SUMMER SCHOOL
LONDON
5–9 JULY 2010

Daily visiting practitioners:
Europa
Ken Garland
Jeff Knowles
David Pearson

Visiting speakers:
Stephen Barrett
Sara De Bondt
Paul Elliman
Jamie Ellul
James Langdon
Sarah Newitt
Stefan Kraus

Assistant:
Katja Baumann

Participants:
Lauren Adolfsen (US)
Rafal Benedek (PL)
Matea Bronic (HR)
Keri Bronk (US)
Thomas Brosset Couak (FR)
Lucy Brown (UK)
Caterina Giuliani (IT)
Julian Goll (UK)
Sarah Kirby-Ginns (UK)
Troy Kreiner (US)
Simon Lai (HK)
Maciek Lizak (PL)
Adrián Mora (ES)
Danny Osborne (UK)
Nina Reisinger (DL)
Perrine Rousselet (FR)
Paul Wagner (US)
Natalie Wallis (NZ)
Romilly Winter (UK)
Laura Yates (UK)
Louise Zyskind (DK)

about

Typography Summer School is a meeting place for graduates of graphic design, wanting to bridge the gap between student and professional and learn more about typography. The school brings together leading practitioners and participants to study, exchange ideas, and investigate the discipline.

As well as running a range of projects within typography, the school acts as a think tank encouraging research and dialogue. This environment provides a forum in which to discuss what typography is, its relevance in design history and the part it plays in today’s society. The school investigates the role of typographic design across ranging mediums, from books to film credits and posters to websites.

The school was founded by Fraser Muggeridge and is independent from any college or educational organization. This website is designed by Other Means.

To contact Typography Summer School New York, email newyork@typographysummerschool.org. You can stay in touch through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or sign-up for the mailing list.

covid

Due to the ongoing spread of the COVID-19 virus, TSSNY dates are subject to change pending ongoing regulations and recommendations from local and state governments. Applicants who are accepted into the program will be notified as soon as a decision is made and given the option to cancel with full refunds or agree to attend at a later date TBD. Should an applicant be travelling from a zone that is discouraged from travelling to New York City at the time of the program, please notify info@typographysummerschool.com as soon as it is confirmed to work out a refund.

programme

Live projects with actual briefs, clients and budgets. With these constraints participants gain experience in how to work in a professional situation.

  • Daily talks from each visiting practitioner.
  • Seminars, tutorials and informal discussions.
  • An evening of film screenings.
  • Advice on different career paths within typography.
teaching

Fraser Muggeridge and Other Means are joined by a visiting practitioner each day, from specialized areas of typographic design practice and educators at distinguished design schools. The 2020 tutors in New York will include Danielle Aubert, Geoff Han, Other Means, Fraser Muggeridge, and more (to be announced soon). Bringing together a range of varied tutors will offer each participant a unique experience to learn from and apply to their future work.

Danielle Aubert

Danielle Aubert is a graphic designer and researcher whose work examines materials, methods of production, machines and labor. She is the author of Marking the Dispossessed (2015: Passenger Books) and 16 Months Worth of Drawings in Microsoft Excel (2006: Various Projects). She is co-author, with Lana Cavar and Natasha Chandani, of Thanks for the View, Mr. Mies (2012: Metropolis Books). From 2013–15 she was an Arts Fellow at Princeton University. She is a part of the design group CLANADA. She has lectured at Columbia University, the School of Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Art and Design (NY), and Otis College of Art and Design. She has been invited to work with students as a guest artist at the Werkplaats Typografie (Netherlands) and the University of Michigan. She holds a BA in English Literature from the University of Virginia (1998) and an MFA in graphic design from Yale University (2005). She is currently working on a book project about Fredy Perlman and the Detroit Printing Co-op. She is an Associate Professor of Graphic Design at Wayne State University.

Geoff Han

Geoff Han is a graphic designer with an independent practice focused on identity, print, exhibition and web design in the cultural field. He has worked for clients including common room, Columbia University GSAPP, Creative Time, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, Harvard University GSD, International Center of Photography, New Art Dealers Alliance, Public School for Architecture Brussels, PIN-UP, Ran Dian, SANAA and SO–IL. Han has taught or served as a critic at schools including California Institute of the Arts, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Rhode Island School of Design, Werkplaats Typographie and Yale University. His work has been awarded at the Most Beautiful Swiss Books and Most Beautiful Book in the World competitions. He received an MFA in Graphic Design from Yale University.

Other Means

Other Means is the graphic design studio of Gary Fogelson, Phil Lubliner, and Ryan Waller. Recent clients include ICA Philadelphia, Goethe Institut New York, Retrospective Gallery, Ludlow 38, Museum of Arts and Design, and The New York Times. In addition to their client work they teach in the graduate and undergraduate communication design departments at Pratt Institute and have been lecturers and visiting critics at California Institute of Arts, Parsons, Maryland Institute of Contemporary Art, Rhode Island School of Design, School of Visual Arts, and Yale School of Art.

Fraser Muggeridge

Fraser Muggeridge is a graphic designer based in Bethnal Green, London, UK. Throughout a wide range of formats, from artists’ books and exhibition catalogues to posters, maps and postcard invites, the studio prioritises artists’ and writers’ content over the imposition of a signature style. By allowing images and texts to sustain their own intent and impact, each project is approached with an elegantly pared-down aesthetic, with colour, typography, paper stock and format playing a key role in arriving at a sympathetic yet subtly alluring object. Fraser teaches on the MA Book Design course at Reading University and on the BA Graphic Design course at Camberwell College of Arts, London. Fraser founded Typography Summer School in London in 2010 and has collaborated with Other Means since 2013 on the New York edition.

fees

$750 per participant, to be paid in full via electronic transfer upon receipt of acceptance and in advance of the course. Basic studio materials and lunch will be provided. Accommodation is not provided.

apply

It is assumed that each applicant possess at minimum a bachelors degree level of eduction in graphic design, but all work will be assessed on its own merits.

Each participant should be familiar with the industry standard software packages (Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) and be able to bring a laptop to the school.

The number of participants is limited to 30. Applications are open until May 12, 2017. Please apply to Typography Summer School New York by sending a pdf portfolio and cv (or website reference) to: newyork@typographysummerschool.org.

Actual samples can be posted to:

Typography Summer School New York
200 6th Street, #2G
Brooklyn, NY 11215
United States of America

Each application will be assessed by the tutors, with notification sent on May 22.

past

TYPOGRAPHY SUMMER SCHOOL
NEW YORK
AUGUST 13–17, 2018

Daily visiting practitioners:
Danielle Aubert
Erin Knutson
Other Means
Fraser Muggeridge

Assistant:
Laura Tolomelli

Participants:
Josh Abramovici (US)
James Anderson (US)
Junyun Chen (US)
Serena Chen (AU)
Ray Dao (US)
Jen Dodaro (US)
Sharanya Durvasula (US)
Isabella Giancario (US)
Paige Hanserd (US)
Adrian Harwood (US)
Brooks Heintzelman (US)
Willie Ip (US)
May Kim (KR)
Son La Pham (NZ)
Taila Levinas (US)
Ivy Li (US)
Jonathan Lim (MY)
Sergio Martinez (MX)
Katie Nelson (US)
Kyle Richardson (US)
Rahul Shinde (US)
Agga Anne Mette Stage (SW)
Graeme Swank (US)
Karen Tian (US)
Laura Toffolo (US)
Betty Wang (US)
Jeremie Rose Wimbrow (US)
Stephanie Winarto (US)


TYPOGRAPHY SUMMER SCHOOL
NEW YORK
July 31–August 4, 2017

Daily visiting practitioners:
Julian Bittiner
James Goggin
Geoff Han
Hyo Kwon
Other Means
Fraser Muggeridge

Assistant:
Phil Zumbruch

Participants:
Edwin Beauchamp (US)
Kendall Henderson (US)
Stephanie Hoholt-Pajuelo (US)
Brian Huddleston (US)
Cindy Hwang (US)
Marie Kjær Jensen (DK)
Daniela Juvall (SW)
Aya Kawabata (US)
Hyungsong Lee (UK)
Clementine Maas (UK)
Anthony Nguyen (US)
Yulia Popova (RU)
Caitlin Rassie (NZ)
Matthew Roop (US)
Carlos Sanchez (US)
Hemma Seifried (DE)
Hudson Shively (UK)
Tanner Stevenett (US)
Jesen Tanadi (US)
Alyssa Teague (US)
Angelina Tjhung (US)
Matthew Vernon (AU)
Jacob Weinzettel (US)
Bryant Wells (US)
Alexander Wolfe (US)
Ilya Yavnoshan (US)
Jennifer Yoon (CA)


TYPOGRAPHY SUMMER SCHOOL
NEW YORK
AUGUST 1–5, 2016

Daily visiting practitioners:
Julian Bittiner
Yoonjai Choi
Francesca Grassi
Geoff Han
Chad Kloepfer
Other Means
Fraser Muggeridge

Visiting speakers:
Bob Gill
Alexander Tochilovsky

Assistant:
Brette Richmond

Participants:
Samuele Anzellotti (IT)
Lauren Basser (AU)
Evan Chang (US)
Simone Cutri (IT)
Luiza Dale (US)
Garrett DeRossett (US)
Pamela Dimitrov (TH)
Eric Ellis (US)
Ian Griffin (US)
Mary Hachey (CA)
Amy Kim (US)
Caroline Konarkowska (NZ)
Niko Le (US)
Martin Liljesand (SW)
Sonja Petrovic (AU)
Maren Poel (EE)
Steven Rodriguez (US)
Thomas van Ryzewyk (CA)
John Samels (US)
Stella Margari (IT)
Rebecca Sylvers (US)
Tanachai Teeradakorn (TH)
Seth Thompson (US)
Olivia Maude Whittle (US)
Hui Yang (TW)
Alice Zani (IT)


TYPOGRAPHY SUMMER SCHOOL
NEW YORK
AUGUST 10–14, 2015

Daily visiting practitioners:
Julian Bittiner
Yoonjai Choi
James Goggin
Geoff Han
Other Means
Fraser Muggeridge

Visiting speakers:
Doug Scott

Assistant:
Jordan Haynie

Participants:
Kathryn Adkins (US)
Allessandra Bautista (US)
Lorin Brown (US)
Jeannie Burnside (NZ)
Amanda Camargo (PR)
Philippe Cao (US)
Carr Chadwick (US)
Laura Coombs (US)
Mollie Edgar (US)
Taylor Engel (US)
Lorenzo Fanton (IT)
Miguel Gaydosh (US)
Kat Gilbert (US)
Javier Guerrero (US)
Tobias Holzmann (CH)
Ashley Huhe (US)
Ja Young Kim (US)
Willis Kingery (US)
Samuel Larocque (CA)
Lucas Machado (BR)
Ray Masaki (US)
Rachel Mendelsohn (US)
James Oates (US)
Kevin Paolozzi (US)
Jessica Pavone (US)
Dagmar Possekel (DE)
Brette Richmond (US)
Magalie Rouleau (FR)
Amy Schwartz (US)
Hua Shu (CH)
Reid Stubblefield (US)
Sean Suchara (US)
Kathryn Wilson (IR)


TYPOGRAPHY SUMMER SCHOOL
NEW YORK
AUGUST 4–8, 2014

Daily visiting practitioners:
Julian Bittiner
Neil Donnelly
Francesca Grassi
Hilary Greenbaum
Geoff Han
Other Means
Fraser Muggeridge

Visiting speakers:
Bob Gill
David Senior

Assistants:
Alexandra Sasha Portis
Leigh Mignogna

Participants:
Vanessa Ban (SG)
Erica Bech (US)
Robert Blair (US)
Martina Casanato (IT)
Kevin Chao (US)
Ben Clark (US)
Sarah Cleeremans (BE)
Arianna Guidi (IT)
Jordan Haynie (US)
Lily Healey (US)
Sepidar Hosseini (SW)
Han Na Jung (KR)
Kayla Kern (US)
Jin Kim (US)
Irin Kim (US)
Rory King (US)
Gabrielle Lamontagne (CA)
Johnny Lee (US)
Derek Love (US)
Rosa McElheny (US)
Andre Mooij (MX)
Fanny Olsthoorn (NL)
Eduardo Palma (COL)
Tuan Pham (US)
Neil Piatt (US)
Maria Putri (US)
Brett Ramsey (CA)
Nic Sanchez (US)
Moa Schulman (SW)
Isabel Seiffert (CH)
Didem Elif Tanman (TK)
Chi-Long Trieu (CH)
Jolien Van Puyvelde (BG)
Chris White (CA)
Kurt Woerpel (US)
Immanuel Yang (US)


TYPOGRAPHY SUMMER SCHOOL
NEW YORK
AUGUST 9–12, 2013

Daily visiting practitioners:
Julian Bittiner
Bob Gill
James Goggin
Geoff Han
Other Means
Mary Voorhees Meehan
Fraser Muggeridge
Mark Owens

Assistants:
Liz Siebert
Leigh Mignogna

Participants:
Idil Atesli (TR)
Allison Ball (US)
Rob Chabebe (US)
Lea Charbonnier (DK)
Casey Courtney (US)
Ryan Diaz (US)
Philip DiBello (US)
Elisabeth Aster(IT)
Seth Hoekstra (US)
Daphne Hsu (US)
Christina Janus (US)
Allison Kerst (US)
Nina Krogh (DK)
Amelia Leuzzi (AU)
Jolin Masson (CA)
Robert Milne (AU)
Brian Okarski (US)
Charlotte Maeva Perret (FR)
Jamie Reid (UK)
Zhanar Serikpayeva (KZ)
Ariadna Serrahima (ES)
Mindy Seu (US)
Hayden Smith (US)
Yinan Eva Song (CN)
Jung Sulonem (KR)
Angelika Smuga (NZ)
Jessica Viscius (US)
Desmond Wong (CN)
Anna Zavialova (UK)

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Typography Summer School
Los Angeles Intensive

May 16 & 17, 23 & 24, 2020

Typography Summer School travels to the West Coast this summer with 2 weekend workshops led by Fraser Muggeridge and guest tutors Benjamin Critton and River Jukes-Hudson.

covid

Due to the ongoing spread of the COVID-19 virus, TSSLA dates are subject to change pending ongoing regulations and recommendations from local and state governments. Applicants who are accepted into the program will be notified as soon as a decision is made and given the option to cancel with full refunds or agree to attend at a later date TBD. Should an applicant be travelling from a zone that is discouraged from travelling to Los Angeles at the time of the program, please notify info@typographysummerschool.com as soon as it is confirmed to work out a refund.

programme

This intensive two-day course will look at the fundamentals of typography: what can be achieved by the study of type (looking) and its creative and detailed application (doing). The schedule includes talks, a seminar, a workshop and an assignment.

teaching
Fraser Muggeridge

Fraser Muggeridge is a graphic designer based in Bethnal Green, London, UK. Throughout a wide range of formats, from artists’ books and exhibition catalogues to posters, maps and postcard invites, the studio prioritises artists’ and writers’ content over the imposition of a signature style. By allowing images and texts to sustain their own intent and impact, each project is approached with an elegantly pared-down aesthetic, with colour, typography, paper stock and format playing a key role in arriving at a sympathetic yet subtly alluring object. Fraser teaches on the MA Book Design course at Reading University and on the BA Graphic Design course at Camberwell College of Arts, London and founded Typography Summer School in 2010.

Benjamin Critton

Benjamin Critton is a designer, type designer, art director, and artist based in Los Angeles. Critton received a BA from Hamilton College in 2006 and an MFA from the Yale School of Art in 2011, after which he established Benjamin Critton Art Department, an art and design practice whose client-based collaborations and commissions are supplemented by initiatives in publishing, writing, editing, curation, and pedagogy. Critton’s multifaceted practice, steeped in typographic education and influence, contributes and calls attention to the quotidian, at times unconscious, allure of that which is well-designed. The stratification of commercial design and fine art – and in particular the disparity in how labor and value is measured in each – are inherent inquiries in Critton’s aesthetically taut approach to idea- and object-making. Aside from and conjunct to his independent work, Critton has also long been a consummate collaborator in a wide range of collective projects. Currently, he co-runs Norma, a studio that creates objects, furniture, multiples, and interior spaces; with partners Jeff Khonsary and Nicoletta Beyer, Critton co-founded the ACID–FREE Los Angeles Art Book Market & Bazaar in 2018; with his partner Heidi Korsavong, he co-curates and -operates Marta, a new gallery devoted to the applied arts located in the heart of Echo Park.

River Jukes Hudson

River Jukes-Hudson is a designer, teacher, and desert creature. She co-owns ELLA, a studio that specializes in design for printed matter, publications, identities, and exhibitions. She received a BA in Graphic Design from Art Center College of Design in 2004 where she now teaches foundation and advanced type courses for both the undergraduate and graduate programs. She is the founder and editor of designatlas.info, an online educational tool for teachers, students and designers published by the The Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography.

fees

$325 per participant, to be paid in full via PayPal. These workshops are offered on a first come first served basis, with 25 participants per weekend available. Refreshments will be provided.

apply

Participants are encouraged from all creative disciplines and all ages, students and those in employment or freelance (one of the reasons for the weekend schedule). Each participant should be familiar with industry standard software packages (Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) and be able to bring a laptop to the school.

Book your place at Typography Summer School Los Angeles Intensive by making a PayPal transfer of $325 to
info@typographysummerschool.org.

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past

TYPOGRAPHY SUMMER SCHOOL
LOS ANGELES INTENSIVE
JUNE 8 & 9, 2020

Participants:
Cristala Andrews
Juan Aranda
Sal Ashrafi
Johan Mark Boman (SE)
Jack Burnside (UK)
Jeremiah Chiu (US)
Angela Choi
Christian Cox
Carina Huynh (US)
Sam Jayne
Emily Johnston (US)
Evan Jolley (US)
John Lyman Ballif (US)
Brandon Miradi
Natalee Newcombe
Eunbin Park (KR)
Katrina Peterson (US)
Eva Pogodina (RU)
Ed Ryan (US)
Joseph Potts
Sydney Sachs
Jesse Sanchez (US)
Hector Torres (US)
Logan Vandergrift (US)
Minh Anh Vo


TYPOGRAPHY SUMMER SCHOOL
LOS ANGELES INTENSIVE
JUNE 15 & 16, 2020

Participants:
Carlos Avila (US/MX)
Denzel Boyd (US)
Samantha Budd
Jane Chang (US)
Kelly Cousins
Jessica Depaul (US)
Jennifer Dodaro
Kayla Donlin
Erica Eisenberg (US)
Tessa Forrest
Rizalina Hernandez
Julie Ok Hwang (US)
Kelly Jung US
Ben Kasum US
Geon Hee Lee
Daniel Lurvey (CA)
Laura Morales (CU)
Blaine Pannell
Mel Phongsavath (US)
Carolyn Rhee
Jared Sawdey (US)
Eli Showalter (US)
Anne Szafranski (US)
Alex Trujillo
Emily Turner
Priscilla Young (US)