Workshop: Create Your Own Typeface

Salt Galata

May 9, 2013

SALT Galata, Workshop IV

High school students are invited to participate in the workshop, ‘‘Create Your Own Typeface,’’ which will be held at SALT Galata on May 9. The workshop aims to explore the fundamentals and details of typography, one of the most fascinating elements of graphic design and give high school students hands-on experience rendering the elements of letterforms.

The workshop, which will be led by Zeynep Akay, art director will create a forum for creative and experiential learning and open dialogue. While the workshop leader will be utilizing different techniques in the workshop, each student will get an exceptional understanding of typesetting and discover the power of letterforms through drawing exercises.

The workshop will be held in Turkish and limited to 20 students.
The workshop is open to all high school students.
Free shuttle service will be provided for public schools.

For more information or reservation:
(0212) 334 22 31

Zeynep Akay
In 2011 Akay started her master’s degree in typeface design at the University of Reading, U.K. She is currently writing her dissertation and working as an art director in İstanbul.