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Period:30 Oct 2015 - 01 Nov 2015

Address:622, Soi 24, Sukhumvit Rd., Khlong Toei Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110 Thailand

Tel:+662-714-8518

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A dozen renowned type designers from around the world will speak during the “Bangkok International Typographic Symposium 2015 (BITS MMXV)” from Oct 30-Nov 1.

Organised by the Typographic Association of Bangkok (TAB), the fifth edition of Southeast Asia’s one and only international typography and type design conference will kick off with seven two-hour workshops on Oct 30 from 10am-5.30pm.

The venues are Thailand Creative and Design Centre (TCDC) at Emporium and the TAB on Thong Lor Soi 4.

Topics include “Making Korean Names Using the Thai Alphabet” by Seok Geumho; “Display Type Cooker” by Mark De Winne; “Type Design for Beginner” by Dave Crossland; “From The Inspiration to the Font” by Verena Gerlach; and “Creative Typeface Design” by Anthony Burrill.

The year’s two-day symposium will underline the achievement of typography and type design focusing on global context and possibilities to enhance business opportunity. It will take place at Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Pathumwan intersection, from Oct 31-Nov 1 from 10am-5pm.

It will open with the topic “Libre Fonts: Secrets Revealed” by the highlight speaker, Dave Crossland from Google Fonts. He will reveal how to design typefaces using only libre software together with various international experienced speakers.

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 There will be many local and international speakers at the symposium.

A dozen renowned type designers from around the world will speak during the “Bangkok International Typographic Symposium 2015 (BITS MMXV)” from Oct 30-Nov 1.

Organised by the Typographic Association of Bangkok (TAB), the fifth edition of Southeast Asia’s one and only international typography and type design conference will kick off with seven two-hour workshops on Oct 30 from 10am-5.30pm.

The venues are Thailand Creative and Design Centre (TCDC) at Emporium and the TAB on Thong Lor Soi 4.

Topics include “Making Korean Names Using the Thai Alphabet” by Seok Geumho; “Display Type Cooker” by Mark De Winne; “Type Design for Beginner” by Dave Crossland; “From The Inspiration to the Font” by Verena Gerlach; and “Creative Typeface Design” by Anthony Burrill.

The year’s two-day symposium will underline the achievement of typography and type design focusing on global context and possibilities to enhance business opportunity. It will take place at Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Pathumwan intersection, from Oct 31-Nov 1 from 10am-5pm.

It will open with the topic “Libre Fonts: Secrets Revealed” by the highlight speaker, Dave Crossland from Google Fonts. He will reveal how to design typefaces using only libre software together with various international experienced speakers.

Also joining will be two type designers, a typographer and a graphic designer from Thailand. They are Panuwat Usakulwattana who will touch on “Typing Thai and The Ghost Typewriter”, Parinya Rojarayanond on “New Direction of Thai Font”, Suppakit Chalermlarp on “Float or Sink” and Pracha Suveeranont on “Klang: Thai typefaces in the 1950s”.

Tickets cost 1,000, 1,500 and 2,500 baht per workshop. Tickets for the symposium are 2,500 baht. For reservations, visit bitsmmxv.evenbrite.com.


Visit bitsmm.org, email tab.type@gmail.com or call 02-714-8518.

Panuwat Usakulwattana.
Suppakit Chalermlarp.
Dave Crossland.

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