thom janssen
„making tools for making type”

datum_mittwoch, 24. oktober 2018
zeit_19:00 uhr
ort_designforum | mq wien

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programming tools for type design is a great thing to do. you understand the process and know how and why things work the way they work. mostly it all starts with experimental stuff, and often it stays that way.

thom janssen, font maker. thom is dutch. he holds the bachelor degree in graphic design and the master degree of type and media of the royal academy of arts, the hague (kabk). he loves the combination of type and technology. thom woked as a freelance type engineer for several type companies, joined readsearch-university hasselt, and is now a full-time employee at lucasfonts. besides type, the interests of thom go from entomology, astronomy, mathematics, making and flying kites, board games, and of course the commodore 64.