Micro Typography with Amy Papaelias

June 11, 2021

June 11, 2021

10:00 AM To 5:00 PM

Online: EDT (USA)



Event Description

Who will sweat the details if we don’t?

This one-day workshop will help take your typography skills to the next level of nerdery. Learn about intricate typographic hierarchies and fine-tune long passages of text. Get friendly with OpenType features and the Glyph palette. Dive deep into dashes and hang your punctuation. We’ll even cover how some concepts can be applied to the web. Train your eyes to see like a seasoned typographer, your readers will thank you.

Required Materials

  • Computer or laptop with Adobe InDesign installed
  • Zoom app recommended
  • Reliable internet connection

This class is synchronous, in-person, live and hands-on. It won’t be recorded for review later. Class size is limited to 16 to allow time for feedback to each student.

Amy Papaelias is an Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at the State University of New York at New Paltz. She has written for The Recorder, Typographica, Type Network, and co-edited a special issue of Visible Language. Her work has been presented at the Type Directors Club, TypeCon, Face Forward Dublin, Theorizing the Web, and the College Art Association. She helps keep the lights on at Alphabettes.org, a network that promotes and supports the work of women in type-related fields.


Typographics Festival


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A design festival for people who use type.

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