Monotype to Present International Type Trends at Leipzig Typotage

Hear from two of Monotype’s resident type experts, Dr. Nadine Chahine and Jörg Schweinsberg, on May 24, 2014, at the Museum of the Printing Arts Leipzig in Leipzig, Germany.

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Dr. Nadine Chahine, Monotype's Arabic type specialist

Brands can be successful in communicating visually across cultural boundaries. We’ll examine strategies for overcoming challenges of international type design.

(PRWEB) May 19, 2014

Monotype Arabic Type Specialist Dr. Nadine Chahine and Jörg Schweinsberg, director of creative professional font development, will present at Leipzig Typotage – a conference focused on writing, typography, graphic design, art, and print production techniques. Join Nadine for “Engaging with the Middle East” and Jörg for “Requirements for the Development of Writing and Distribution in an International Context” on May 24, 2014, at 12:45 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., respectively.

Saturday, May 24, 2014, at 12:45 p.m.

  •     Dr. Nadine Chahine’s presentation titled “Engaging with the Middle East,” will examine how brands can be successful in communicating visually across cultural boundaries by using typefaces designed to work together. Her talk will focus on how to establish dialogue with the Middle East while taking a quick look at design trends and the cultural considerations that one needs to understand.

Saturday, May 24, 2014, at 5:00 p.m.

  •     Jörg Schweinsberg will present “Requirements for the Development of Writing and Distribution in an International Context.” Demand for a type design that works in cross writing scripts is no longer a rarity for customers with global operations. He’ll discuss the challenges of type design and distribution in international settings and how corporations can make them more sustainable.

For more information on Leipzig Typotage, visit http://www.typotage.de/.

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