May 19-20-21, 2017
School of Visual Concepts
2300 7th Ave. Suite B
Seattle, WA 98121

This form allows you to register for the upcoming Crafting Type introductory type design workshop, through the TeX Users Group (TUG), a USA non-profit that supports libre typography.

Event Details

When: May 19th-21st, 2017

Friday + Saturday + Sunday
10:00 — 18:00

Where: School of Visual Concepts

2300 7th Ave. Suite B
Seattle, WA 98121

(We have the lovely Bullwinkle conference room
for Days 1 & 3, Day 2 is TBD)

Coffee and snacks provided.


Please email with any questions about this event.
This event’s contact person is Thomas.
This workshop is capped at 14 people.


Group Discounts
We offer group discounts of 20% from our full prices for 3+ people. Email to find out more!

Font Editing Software

Attendees are welcome to use any font editing application they wish. At this particular event, Thomas can best support FontLab VI, FontLab Studio 5, and TypeTool, and will do his best at FontForge, Glyphs, and/or Fontographer if needed.


Crafting Type is happy to welcome FontLab as a sponsor (FontLab CEO Thomas Phinney is a Crafting Type instructor). FontLab offers:

  • access to fully-functional versions of FontLab Studio 5 and/or FontLab VI (download VI now) for at least one month.
  • 50% discounts for all attendees on regular and academic pricing of FontLab Studio 5 (includes a free future upgrade to FontLab VI)


Crafting Type is happy to welcome FontForge as a sponsor. FontForge offers:

  • access to a fully-functional version of FontForge forever, for free
  • complete access to the development process on Github

You can directly improve FontForge by giving the project developers a tip. We work with freelance programmer Frank Trampe to fix issues that matter most to workshop participants. If you are in the USA, donations to TUG are fully tax deductible.


Crafting Type is happy to welcome Glyphs as a sponsor. Glyphs offers:

  • access to a fully-functional version of Glyphs for 30 days.
  • 10% discount for all attendees on regular and academic pricing of Glyphs

Your details

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Payment details

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If you need a receipt sooner then you can request one, please email

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If you choose to pay via PayPal, the results page will contain a button to make the payment. Our paypal address is

If you wish to pay by check or bank transfer, please print this page and mail it to "TeX Users Group - font workshops, PO Box 2311, Portland, OR 97208-2311, USA" or fax it to +1 815-301-3568, and email to say you are doing this.

A week or so before the event, please check the homepage for a list of things to bring with you to the workshop.
You might like to print this form for your records before pressing the Register button.

Refund policy

We deal with refunds on a case by case basis. Please email us.

Cancellation policy

We reserve the right to cancel the workshop 14 days in advance if too few people register to cover the costs. If we cancel the workshop, you will get a full refund.

Problems or questions?

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Please email with any other questions about this event.