TYPO Berlin 2011 Shift - 16th International Design Conference May 19th – 21st

Nadine Roßa is a freelance illustrator and designer based in Berlin. In recent years she has been both employed and self-employed, working for different agencies and with start-ups; she studied communication design in Berlin. Her specialization is the fields of screen design, typography and illustration. Since 2009 she has been the co-editor of the Design made in Germany magazine.

»typoversity« (G)

What about new blood in German typography?
How do students deal with typography?
What do the studies of typography in Germany and abroad look like?

The book »typoversity« presents current projects from typographic training courses and universities, and hears the teachers, too. In interviews Prof. Heike Grebin, Prof. Nora Gummert-Hauser, Prof. Jürgen Huber & Christian Hanke, Prof. Indra Kupferschmid, Prof. Jay Rutherford, Prof. Betina Müller, Prof. Ulrike Stoltz, Prof. Rayan Abdullah, and Dan Reynolds present their methodologies, and tell us how they manage to trigger the students’ interest in and enthusiasm for typography. »typoversity« discusses the role of typography in the designer’s work, and its social relevance. »typoversity« relies on the quality of typographic basics and an eagerness to experiment.