Georg Seifert


Bauhaus University graduate Georg Seifert (b. 1978 in Halle an der Saale, Germany) is a type designer and a software developer. His typeface families Graublau Sans and Graublau Slab have become international bestsellers. He also designed the signage and type for the new Berlin Airport. He is best known for the font editor Glyphs, released in 2011. Seifert lives and works in Berlin.


BITS MMXIV International Workshop
Georg Seifert
November 14, 2014.
Auditorium B, TCDC
3.30 - 5.30 pm.
Available slots : 15 - 20 people

"Make your own Thai font with"

This workshop will explore what Glyphs, the ‘font editor for everyone’, can do for Thai type design: We will create a new Thai OpenType font, add and draw the necessary letters, as well as export and test it. Georg will show you many useful tips and tricks for streamlining your font production.


Workshop equipment requirements (per person)
1. No prior experience in type design required, but some experience with vector graphics useful (e.g. Illustrator, Sketch or Freehand).
2. MacBook with OS X 10.7 or higher, with installed (trial available, and Adobe InDesign for testing
3. Pencil and paper for sketching


BITS MMXIV International Conference
Georg Seifert
November 16, 2014.
2.00 - 3.00 pm.

"Why does Glyphs support Thai?"

The story why I started making Glyphs, why it was easy to support Asian languages and what I learned on the way.