Type@Cooper - Advanced Typeface Design

Advanced Typeface Design

with Jesse Ragan

Tue., Jun. 03 – Tue., Aug. 05, 2014
6:30PM – 9:30PM
location: On campus

In a more self-directed project, students choose one of their typefaces from the previous two terms to refine and expand into a type family, with additional weights and an italic.
Materials: Macintosh or Windows laptop with Robofont.

Lecturer: Jesse Ragan

Advanced Typeface Design
Jesse Ragan runs the small type foundry XYZ Type with business partner Ben Kiel, and designs custom typefaces and lettering independently in Brooklyn, New York. He has served on the board of directors for AIGA/NY and has taught at Type@Cooper (which he co-founded) and Pratt Institute. After graduating from Rhode Island School of Design, Jesse started his career at Hoefler & Frere-Jones. Notable past design collaborations include Gotham, Archer, and Omnes.

• jesseragan.com