Type@Cooper - Micro Typography

Micro Typography

with Tânia Raposo

Wed., Jun. 14 – Wed., Jun. 14, 2017
9:00AM – 4:00PM
location: On campus

A discount is available to Typographics conference participants. A promotional discount code will be found on the PDF of your conference ticket. Please apply the code to workshop registration.

Typography is an essential part of graphic design, but mastering it can sometimes seem daunting. Fear no more, in this 1 day workshop you will acquire typographic skills on the micro level — how to solve intricate typographic hierarchies, and how to fine-tune long passages of text. You will learn how and when to use various kinds of dashes, get acquainted with OpenType features and get to know all the strange characters in your glyph palette. Come learn how it can be useful to be slightly OCD! It will make you a better typographer.

    Required Materials

  • a laptop running Adobe InDesign CS4 or later.

Instructor: Tânia Raposo

Micro Typography
Tânia Raposo is a type and graphic designer from Portugal. She received her Graphic Design BFA at ESAD.IPL, Portugal and her Type and Media Master’s degree at KABK, Netherlands. She has worked as a graphic designer for the studios Itemzero in Lisbon and Atlas in Palma de Mallorca and as a curatorial assistant at the Letterform Archive. At the moment she is the Program Coordinator for Type@Cooper West and works as a freelance graphic and type designer.

After moving around Europe and the US she has now settled in the Bay Area. 
She has a hard time controlling her addition to buy books, stamps and travel ephemera.

• Tânia Raposo