LetterpressAmsterdam Summer 2017 Programme

Use your hands, work with metal and wood type, composing sticks, paper, ink and tools.

Summer print workshop in Bierbeek (Belgium)

Atelier t is a light and spacious print studio situated in Bierbeek (close to Leuven, Belgium), and an initiative of Niels Goovaerts  and Katleen Vereecken. After a succesful workshop this Spring, we now offer a 5-day Summer letterpress workshop with Thomas Gravemaker as guide and tutor.

3–7 July 2017, from 10:00–17:00 hrs

400 €, inclusive of materials, coffee, tea and lunches. Not included is accomodation, but several B&B’s can be found in the vicinity of the studio. We can supply you with a list of addresses. Leuven (10 Km) offers several possibilities as well.

Register by sending an e-mail with your name and address to:


Upon confirmation, we will supply you with bank details.

Lino & Typo

Two unique locations. Two teachers – Carola Rombouts in the ‘Docklands’ of Amsterdam, Thomas Gravemaker in the historical centre of the city – use two printing techniques
to realize with the participants a common project. Three days long we work together in inspiring environments – with time for experiment, discussion, a glass of wine and some cheese – to create a publication in limited edition, combining linoprint with letterpress…

13–15 July 2017, from 10:00–17:00 hrs (welcome drink 12 July)

350 €, inclusive of materials, coffee, tea and lunches.

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Futura Anniversary Workshop

Exactly 90 years ago, the first version of Futura – designed by Paul Renner – was released by the Bauersche Gießerei in Germany. During this workshop, we will look at some original specimens of the typeface; discuss the work of Paul Renner, the importance of his design, the use of it, and work with the metal version of it in combination with ‘Futura Schmuck’, the geometric ornaments that accompanied the typeface.

19–20 August 2017, from 10:00–17:00 hrs

250 €, inclusive of materials, coffee and tea.

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…further courses, workshops and studio passes are available…

Unless stated otherwise, courses are being held in a unique and inspiring location in the centre of Amsterdam. Just a 10-minute walk from Central Station. Personal attention for small groups or one-2-one courses. Well equipped, fascinating workspace with a variety of type and presses…

Professional and hands-on approach with experienced, knowledgeable and passionate teaching.

Courses available in Dutch, English, French and German.

…I bring years of experience, you bring enthusiasm, questions and a willingness to learn…