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Royal Academy of Arts, The Hague

Since 1991 I am a part time teacher for type design related lessons at different levels at this institute.
Type Drawing and Type Design at the regular day course at the department Graphic Design (Graphic- and Typographic Design).
At the post graduate department Type and Media (t]m) I am entitled as Professor in Type Design.

Picture by Tarja Nieminen.

Guest teaching and lecturing

In the past I have been a visiting teacher at the following institutes:

Kunstacademie Arnhem
Academie Minerva, Groningen
Merz Akademie, Stuttgart
Institute of Design, Lahti
Hochschule fuer Gestaltung, Schwaebisch Gmuend
VIDE, Den Haag
ArtEZ, Zwolle
Academy of Visual Arts, Leipzig
University of Art and Design, Helsinki
The Danish Design School, Copenhagen


Introduction to Type Design
Basics of letter construction.
Writing exercises.
Contrast exercises.
Building charactersets.

Designing Type
Assignments to explore different design areas.

Type Design projects
Showing a colorful range of projects.
Explaining the process of the design.