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Typomad 2015 · Testimonies · We have 2 months of activities around Madrid. This could be a bit confusing, so we have prepared this calendar for checking out all of them.

November

Fri 6th · 10:00
Di_mad, Matadero

The typographic party begins! We have organized the opening night to showcase the Type Directors Club exhibition and present all of the festivals upcoming activities and have a drink together.

type directors club madrid typomad exposición exhibition

Sat 7th · 10:00
Medialab-Prado

A collaborative workshop based on typographic restoration. We will digitalize typefaces from the old Belgian Sawmill, now the Medialab_Prado building.

taller workshop medialab de la piedra a la nave

Sun 15th · 23:00

⚠ Last day for proposals Typographic Earthquaque

Deadline for sending your proposals for Typographic Earthquake, an open call that offers the opportunity to break the rules and conventions of typography in Graphic Design. Download the guidelines and all the info on the open calls page.

Fri 13th · 18:30
National Library of Spain

Guided visit to the «Caligrafía española» and «Caligrafía hoy» exhibitions. with their curators: Jose María Ribagorda, José Ramón Penela and Roberto Gamonal, members of the collective Unos Tipos Duros.

Sat 14th · 12:00
C.C. Conde Duque

The safari consists of a gentle stroll around the streets of the city observing and discovering letters which are part of Madrid’s typographic landscape. This time we will walk through the Conde Duque area, which is full of typographic history and curiosities.

Fri 20th · 17:30
Medialab-Prado

Understand how code works and how to become a better designer by developing your own tools and controlling your own design process. In over 40 hours of class spread over 6 days, we will learn the fundamentals of programming with Python and how to apply it to graphic design using Drawbot and to type design and production with RoboFab & UFO, using RoboFont.

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Fri 20th · 17:30
C.C. Conde Duque

Bunkertype´s latest project, ´The New Call´, is a more intimate and consolidated reinterpretation of ´The Next Call´, The admired Dutch author H.N. Werkmann´s daring publication of the European artistic avant-garde, created in the interwar period. In total 9 editions were published between 1923 and 1926.

Thu 26th · 18:30
Espacio B

Exhibition of the 10 selected posters for the Typographic Earthquake exhibition.

terremoto tipográfico madrid typomad

December

Thu 3rd · 18:30
National Library of Spain

Guided visit to the «Caligrafía española» and «Caligrafía hoy» exhibitions. with their curators: Jose María Ribagorda, José Ramón Penela and Roberto Gamonal, members of the collective Unos Tipos Duros.

Fri 4th y Sat 5th
C.C. Conde Duque

The festival’s main event. Two days in which we bring together influential national and international professionals and also young talent related to a common theme: testimonies. We will not only discuss type design but also how it applies to different design disciplines, always maintaining a fun and innovative approach.

On Friday we will start at 16:30 and on Saturday we will have conferences all day. We will publish the official timetable very soon.

typomad open call proyectos jóvenes

Sat 5th · 21:00
C.C. Conde Duque

We will finish the festival conferences in style with a closing party to relax, get to know each other even more and enjoy ourselves all night long. We will confirm the details very soon.

Sun 6th · 12:00 y 16:30
C.C. Conde Duque

The safari consists of a gentle stroll around the streets of the city observing and discovering letters which are part of Madrid’s typographic landscape. This time we will walk through the Conde Duque area, which is full of typographic history and curiosities.

Sun 6th
Espacio B

Acaba la exposición de posters de Terremoto tipográfico.

Fri 11th · 16:30
Medialab-Prado

A three day intensive workshop for those inexperienced in type design will learn the basics, and for those who have started already will have the chance to learn more. Through lectures and exercises we will understand the structure of letters, how to manipulate design software and create a working methodology so that students can continue to develop their fonts after the workshop.

taller workshop octavio pardo diseño de tipografía craftingtype

Sat 11th · 10:00
Espacio B

Ortotypography Workshop

In this workshop we will learn the value of typography related to design and communication. Through looking at real examples we will examine how the correct application of orthotypography is advantageous. In doing so we become more informed about the expressive potential that typography and orthotypography bring to graphic and written communication.

taller workshop ortotipografia raquel marín lalolagráfica

Sat 12th · 12:00
National Library of Spain

A very special edition of Aperitipo, our monthly typographic encounter, in which we will examine Spanish calligraphy with our special guests, the curators of the calligraphy exhibitions of the Spanish National Library.

Mon 28th · 10:00
Di_mad, Matadero

End of Type Directors Club 60 Exhibition

The Type Director´s Club 6 and Free The Type exhibitions close and all Typomad 2015 activities end.

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