GT Academy: Type Design Tutorials

GT Academy: Lesson 12: Spacing

The Grilli Type Foundry has been publishing a series of small bite-sized tutorials on type design: the GT Academy. Currently, it features 17 “issues” published ranging from drawing basics to advanced optical compensations. It starts in a slightly different approach from ours: with the letter “a”. But then, the method is almost the same. Starting… Continue reading GT Academy: Type Design Tutorials

SLOType Workshop 2021

SLOType workshop (FBAUP, 2020)

This week, in the type design course, we will have once again two invited guests co-lecturing the speculative type design workshop “SLOType”. This workshop is part of on-going research on creativity and type design education that has started in 2018 with Ana Catarina Silva (IPCD-ESD / ID+) and Julien Priez (@booypaper). In 2020 Eduardo Napoleão… Continue reading SLOType Workshop 2021

Induction to writing and calligraphy

Last week we have initiated the semester. After an initial discussion on basic terms, we’ll finish this theoretical introduction with some calligraphy practice geared towards the foundational hand. During this semester, I’ll be updating the syllabus on this website with a sample of the materials and brief conceptual/theoretical notes from the classes’ slide decks. Make… Continue reading Induction to writing and calligraphy

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Hello world!

Welcome to the Overshoot website. This week we’ll start the academic activities —online, of course! During this year we’ll have many challenges. Starting with “how to start classes without knowing anyone in person”, and “not knowing if we’re ever going to meet in-person”. So activities are planned to be held strictly online. During this semester… Continue reading Hello world!