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Master the art of fine typesetting in this workshop with Carolina de Bartolo, author of the award-winning book Explorations in Typography. Using examples from her book, Carolina will show you how to attend to every typographic detail and wrangle your favorite typefaces into the most beautiful, interesting, and readable pages. You’ll learn how to create clear and harmonious typographic hierarchy as well as how to combine typefaces like a pro.

Bring your laptop and the latest version of Adobe InDesign. A signed copy of Explorations in Typography is included in the price of this workshop!

Carolina de Bartolo is the designer, author, and publisher of the award-winning typography textbook, Explorations in Typography, now in its second edition. Co-authored with Erik Spiekermann and Stephen Coles, this latest edition was awarded a TDC Certificate of Excellence and was amongst the best book designs of 2016 in the AIGA + Design Observer 50 Books/50 Covers competition.

A graduate of the School of Design at Carnegie Mellon University, Carolina has been teaching typography at Academy of Art University in San Francisco since 2000. Alex Chen, one of her former MFA students and a fellow SF typophile, will be assisting at this workshop.

*Student tickets and scholarships available. Please email harper@sfdesignweek.org to inquire.

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