7 April 2017 at 9 a.m.–6.00 p.m., National Library of Estonia, Main Conference Hall, Small Conference Hall


 9:00-10:00 Registration
Part I  BOOK DESIGN / Small Conference Hall SOLD OUT!
10:00-10:45 Artist or designer. On proportioning and positioning. Inspired by the contest 25 Best Designed Estonian Books (Andres Tali, Estonia)
10:45-11:30 Typeface in newspaper – bringing home the bacon. Estonian newspaper fonts during the past 25 years (Roosmarii Kurvits, Estonia)
11:30-11:50     Break
11:50-12:35 Designing a book on the verge. Deliberately breaking the rules of classic design
(Agnė Dautartaitė-Krutulė, Lithuania)
12:35-13:20 Swiss Army Knife. A designer’s responsibility in design and production process
(Alexey Murashko, Latvia)
 13:20-14:30     Lunch
Part II
14:30-15:15 The typefaces no one knew about. Finnish type design 1920–1985 (Markus Itkonen, Finland)
15.15-16:00 Typographic experience in St. Petersburg. Improving typography in the urban environment, typographic education and events (Sergey Rasskazov, Russia)
 16:00-16:30     Break
16:30-17:15 A variable quest. Variable Fonts is a new format that will revolutionise future typography (Baptiste Guesnon, Sweden)
17:15-18:00 The Questa Project. From serif typeface to Grotesque and Egyptienne. The development of a system based on the Didot’ model in cooperation with Jos Buivenga (Martin Majoor, Netherland)
18:00    THE END

NB! Since all places at Part I (Book Design) of the seminar are taken, registration is only available for Part II (Typography, starting at 14:30)

Target group: designers, graphic designers, publishers – those who work with text and typefaces, design and layout, typesetting
Working language: English
Participation fee: Full day fee 44 € + VAT. Includes coffee break and lunch
Part I: Book design — 24 € + VAT. Includes coffee break and lunch. Lectures in Estonian and in English. SOLD OUT!
Part II: Typography — 24 € + VAT. Includes translation (Russian to English) and coffee break. Working language is English.The programme is subject to change.






Organisers: Estonian Publishers’ Association, National Library of Estonia