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Poster Release Party 24 Feb.

We’ve been working on a Calligraphy Manual poster series for two years! And finally they’re finished & screen printed (two colors) and we’re super stoked to show them to you! So you’re all invited to join the Poster Release Party at Kapitaal, Utrecht.

During the party we will exhibit the posters ánd they’re for sale for the special price of €55,- (instead of €65).

Of course we will also spin some records when drinking some cold drinks! Hope to see you there!

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Fig. International Graphic Design Festival

Next week we will be a part of Fig. International Graphic Design Festival in Liège, Belgium. We’re giving a workshop on Wednesday the 31th of January. Want to join? Click here for tickets.

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Save the date: 12 & 13 May All Eyes on Type 2

!ATTENTION! Good news! Our All Eyes on Type festival is going to have a second edition at Worm in Rotterdam. Save the date: 12 & 13 May 2018. Be there. Program soon to be announced. Stay tuned.

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Alphabet Fanzine project / Artist in Residence @ Whatchamacallit

Alphabet Fanzine project

We’re in the middle of a artist in residence project in the Whatchamacallitproject space in Utrecht. Monday morning we ‘locked ourselves in’ to enjoy a full week of hard work. The team for this week is consisting of: Hans Schuttenbeld, Julien Priez, Ivo Brouwer en Vincent & Guido de Boer. Our goal is to present to you a fanzine fully loaded with alphabets this coming Saturday at 20:00u.

We’re already super stoked about the project and definitely think that this Alphabet Fanzine is going to be a exclusive collectors item 😉 ! If you can’t make it on Saturday but you want to have a fanzine? Let us know! Or wait till next week, we will update our webshop.

Information

Date: Saturday 16 December
Location: Whatchamacallit, Lange Nieuwstraat 4, 3512 PH Utrecht.
(walking distance from Utrecht Centraal Station)
Time: 20:00u
More: Check the Facebook event.
Price of the fanzine: €10,- (bring cash or cards)

Process

Curious about the process? We’re regularly updating our Instagram accountwith posts and stories. Check it out!

We hope to see you this Saturday!

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Basiscursus Scriptletter 8 december @ Kapitaal Utrecht

Ja! We organiseren éénmalig weer een workshop! Om te vieren dat onze goede vrienden van Kapitaal weer een nieuwe locatie hebben én omdat we gigantisch veel vragen krijgen over wanneer we weer eens een cursus geven.

Basiscursus Scriptletter
niveau: beginner
locatie: Kapitaal, Paardenveld 1, Utrecht
taal: Engels

Inloop: 18:00
Aanvang: 18:30
Eind: 22:30

Na afloop drinken we gezellig een borreltje!

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Finissage ‘Arabic Type Fest’ & ‘Painting with Culture’

We’re still buzzin’ from Arabic Type Fest and that’s why we’d like to invite y’all again to come over to Spring House for the:

Finissage ‘Painting with Culture’

What part can creativity and type design play in connecting people from different cultures? At Arabic Type Fest we used calligraphy as a medium to facilitate a cross-cultural dialogue.

This coming Thursday (the 28th) we listen to the story of a calligraphy festival, look back at the calligraphy exhibition ‘Painting with Culture’ and continue the conversation.

P R O G R A M
17:30 Doors Open | Grab A Drink
18:00 Lecture | Making of a Calligraphy Festival ‘Arabic Type Fest’ by Minem Sezgin
18:30 Exhibition Walk | ‘Painting with Culture’
19:00 Drinks | Music
20:00 End

Admission is free, but registration is required via rsvp@springhouse.nl
The event will be in English.

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Arabic Type Fest final program

💥 Attention! 💥
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We are verrrry proud to present to you the final timetable for Arabic Type Fest. Be there or be sqaure!
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If you do have a workshop ticket you can stay of course for the rest of the program. If you have a lecture ticket you’re welcome for the opening at 17:00h. 
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Information: www.arabictypefest.com
Tickets: www.highontype.nl/agenda

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Arabic Type Fest

We’re back with a fresh ’n exciting festival: Arabic Type Fest! After the success of All Eyes On Type, we’ll now be delving into the craft of modern Arabic typography and calligraphy.

Bringing together amazing designers from diverse and international backgrounds, including those that have recently emigrated to the Netherlands, we explore how type design can contribute to connecting cultures while exchanging some funky ass letters!

Afterwards, you can exchange ideas with the best of the best. Get your tickets here! Or find the Facebook event here, to keep yourself up-to-date.

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Arabic calligraphy workshop

Can Arabic calligraphy facilitate a cross-cultural dialogue?

Last Friday we collaborated with De Voorkamer to host a calligraphy workshop, run by Hamza Gaderi. Getting a glimpse of the fascinating art of Arabic calligraphy was a great experience!

As you probably heard before: we’re running a research project on Arabic letters that culminates into a typography and calligraphy festival: Arabic Type Fest at Spring House. Next to the masters of type and graphic design, Hamza will give one more calligraphy workshop for the beginners.

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