Type In Berlin

Evening lectures at the bauhaus-Archiv


Funktioniert Schriftgestaltung heute? Beispiele aus Praxis und Lehre (Does type design work today? Examples from industry and education)

Through the middle of August, »ON–TYPE. Texte zur Typografie« (ON–TYPE. Texts on Typography) exhibition is running at Berlin’s bauhaus-Archiv. For the accompanying program, Bernard Stein and Florian Hardwig have organized a one-evening lecture series, which will focus on type design teaching methods. They have invited Martina Flor, Martin Wenzel and Dan Reynolds to speak on Wednesday, July 24. These speakers will present different aspects of current design practices from various art schools and design programs around the country. The event begins at 7 pm; there is an entrance fee of €6 (€3 for those eligible for a price-reduction). bauhaus-Archiv members and students may attend for free.

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Type Talk: Martina Flor @ Berlin Apple Store


This Friday, July 19th, come see Martina Flor talk about “the art of lettering” and her particular tools and techniques to create custom lettering. It’s free and at an awesome venue. It’s recommended to register via the Apple Store app or directly here (info link in the slideshow lower on the page).

Martina Flor
Apple Store: Kurfürstendamm 26
Friday, July 19, 18:30

Mastering Type 13 Exhibition


Opening this Friday is the type]media & MATD typeface preview show Mastering Type 13 at Mota Italic. For the 3rd year now, you can get a first peek at the new designs coming out of Europe’s two legendary masters programs. (And pssst: the work this year is especially amazing!!!)

Opening party:

Mota Italic Gallery
Friday July 12th
18:00 – late

The show will run July 12 – August 3
Mon–Sat 12:00–18:00

Word Jazz Closing Party


Come by Mota Italic this Saturday, July 6th, for the closing party of Word Jazz. Berlin’s newest up and coming calligraphic artist Drury Brennan will be on hand showing off his pen prowess. He’ll be happy to write something for you to take home. Bring an old tote bag, shirt, or boring old paper and he’ll make it more beautiful for you. Donations happily accepted.

Wine, music, and live calligraphy! Sounds like a perfect Saturday.

Mota Italic Gallery
2:00-5:00 Saturday July 6th