what we are doing
A very informal introduction to typography, including what typography is and the basic principles of 'good' vs 'bad' typographical practice.
what you'll learn
We will quickly cover:
- the anatomy of a typeface
- serif vs. san serif
- where today’s terminology comes from and what it means
- the history of some popular typefaces
- tips and tricks about how to achieve 'good' typography
- what to watch for to avoid 'bad' typography
type of lesson
introduction - Please note: This class really is for absolute beginners, if you have studied typography formally before then what we will be covering will be too basic!
what to bring
your teacher will be
Philippa is the Creative Director of Alexander Rose, a design and branding agency. During her (almost!) 20 year career she has worked in NZ, Australia, the UK and USA. Working across all mediums of design, brands she has created work for include Pimm's, Smirnoff, Renault, Caffe L'affare and Air New Zealand.
cost 10 (+GST)
how to book and pay
RSVP and pay using this paypal link or
deposit $11.15 into Chalkle's Kiwibank account:
Details to include: [masked] - Your name - typography
our cancelation policy
If you RSVP for a class and fail to show up, you will get a "no show". Three no shows means you will be removed from chalkle. You may request to rejoin after six months.
If you cancel your RSVP:
- more than seven days = refund minus 10% admin fee.
- less than 7 days = no refund
- after 7pm night before = no refund and a no show will be recorded.
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