Requirements

The program’s target audience are design students (undergrads and graduate students), professional designers and teaching design faculty with a strong interest in typography, poster design, and letterpress printing. All the tasks are designed to work for both, students and professionals of any level and only require a strong motivation from the participantʼs side. Many of the trained skills will be practiced in analog letterpress technique. However all of the acquired typographic knowledge can also be applied in the daily digital practice.

The number of participants per session is limited to 12, with a minimum set at 8 students.

Application process

To apply to any of the sessions, please fill out the application form. Also include a short letter of motivation (PDF upload, 4–5 sentences on why you want to participate) and a short CV or bio (PDF upload). We will assess each application and contact you within five days of receipt of materials.

Deadline

Please see the individual deadlines for each session.

Payment

The course fee can be wire transferred or sent via credit card upon acceptance and before the class start date. Please make sure to read our terms and policy before you apply. And please be prepared to make the full payment of the course fee within 30 days of acceptance to the class.

Session*

Date

June 23–July 6, 2024

Studio

Näfels, Switzerland

Late bird (after May 6)

CHF 1950

Date

July 28–August 10, 2024

Studio

Näfels, Switzerland

Late bird (after May 6)

CHF 1950

If you have flexibility with the selection of session I or II, please let us know in the comment section. This helps us juggling the applications in the limited available spots.
Thank you.

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