Typeface design education from Cooper Union
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Get Your Fonts Ready for Retail
with Guido Ferreyra

Typographics Conference (in-person) ticket holders can have a 10% discount on this workshop. Write to type@cooper.edu for the promo-code to take advantage of this offer before you pay.

Come learn the in and outs of font engineering with Type Network’s technology director Guido Ferreyra. Focusing on current standards and the best available tools will improve and ensure the technical quality of your retail fonts.

This workshop delves into the most crucial aspects of font technology in preparing fonts for retail release. The session will cover digital font engineering concepts, variable font specification, industry standards, common issues, troubleshooting techniques, essential tools, and useful tips and techniques.

The goal is to empower attendees to interact more effectively with the technical aspects of fonts, troubleshoot independently, and become familiar with the state-of-the-art font-making processes.

No prior experience in font engineering is required, but basic knowledge of digital font creation is recommended.

Whether you’re part of a font foundry, a solo designer or a student looking to publish your first typeface, this workshop is a great opportunity to learn, ask questions, and gain valuable insights into the world of font production.

Supply list
Attendees must have a laptop computer.


Mon, June 10, 2024
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Eastern Time)

On campus at Cooper Union
New York, NY

Price: $275

About Guido Ferreyra

Guido Ferreyra profile

Guido Ferreyra is a Technology Director at Type Network. With his knowledge and skills on type and coding, he helps to improve productivity through streamlined workflows and ad-hoc tools. He is passionate about everything that involves type, from diving into its history to learning how modern, evolving technology applies to its development. Guido lives in Argentina and has given lectures and workshops throughout the Americas.