Parametric Type Design with Metafont and Metaflop

This talk gives an introduction to parametric type design and will cover the following main topics:

• Parametric type design: history and technical approaches

• Metafont: history and implementations

• Webfonts: what it means and why it is relevant

• Metaflop: web application for modulating Metafonts

The talk is held by two of the founders of Metaflop, Marco Müller and Alexis Reigel, and Linus Romer, author of mf2outline and creator of the Fetamont typeface.

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  • Karl B.

    One of the best meetups I have ever head, really cool talks, cool stuff being presented and interesting discussion. Unfortunately I had to leave so early...

    May 23, 2014

    • alexis r.

      Thanks! Glad you enjoyed it.

      May 23, 2014

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