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Fontstand International Typography Conference

Typography doesn’t just make speech visible; it is also a mirror of society, and a reflection of our culture. As the world becomes increasingly diverse, type and typography engages in a cultural dialogue. The Fontstand conference will be hosting a series of presentations and speakers that have a visible impact on the world around us.


With The Presence Of:


Den Haag, the Netherlands

As well as the seat of government of the Netherlands and the headquarters of high-profile international organizations, the city of The Hague is also home to more than a hundred ethnic groups, with half its population being of non-Dutch heritage. It is also where the KABK (the Royal Academy of Art) is based, with its world-renowned TypeMedia postgraduate program. Come and discover the city.


The Sound and Vision The Hague, is a museum researching and discussing media, and its contribution to a free and open society with the freedom of the press as one of the core values.

Beeld en Geluid Den Haag
Zeestraat 82
2518 AD Den Haag
The Netherlands


ibis Den Haag City Centre
Jan Hendrikstraat 10
2512 GL, The Hague
The Netherlands


Please note that the program is subject to change, and will be updated continuously up to the date of the conference.
Friday, September 9, 2022
20.00 — 21.15 Irma Boom:
Saturday, September 10, 2022
09.00 — 09.15 Welcome
09.15 — 09.45 Erik van Blokland (Letterror):
Gerrit Noordzij’s Legacy
09.45 — 10.15 Pascal Zoghbi & Linda Hintz (29Letters Type Foundry):
Arabic/Latin Scripts
10.15 — 10.45 Jeremy Mickel (MCKL):
Custom Fonts
10.45 — 11.30 Break
11.30 — 12.00 Sarang Kulkarni & Noopur Datye (Ektype):
Designing Multi-script Type In India
12.00 — 12.30 Jean François Porchez (Typofonderie):
Influence And Piracy In Type Design
12.30 — 13.00 Ulrike Rausch (LiebeFonts):
The Power Of Handwriting Fonts
13.00 — 14.30 Lunch
14.30 — 15.00 Indra Kupferschmid:
Font filtering
15.00 — 15.30 Shoko Mugikura (Just Another Foundry):
Designing With Japanese characters
15.30 — 16.15 Break — Japanese/Chinese calligraphy demonstration
16.15 — 16.45 Yanek Iontef & Daniel Grumer (Fontef):
On the Hebrew/Arabic scripts
16.45 — 17.15 Elias Hanzer (Dinamo):
Type As A Generative Tool
17.15 End