Berlin, Germany


when 15 June 2020 - 3 July 2020
language English
duration 3 weeks
fee EUR 750

Editorial design with multiple script systems

Script is language. Language is communication and communication is the key to successful intercultural exchange.
Due to globalization and cross-cultural interactions, multilingualism plays an eminent role in the world. Why is it important to work with both Latin and non-Latin script and type? What are the challenges of combining different scripts with varying visual precepts and habits? What are the social premises and technical requirements for multilingual visual communication?
Researching different script systems and analyzing countless samples of contemporary graphic and type design.
In order to get deeper into the topic, we want to visit several international designers based in Berlin who will tell us about their experiences of working with multiple scripts.
Moving on to the topic of multilingual editorial design we will create, design and produce at intercultural publication. The focus does not want to disagree with disparate script systems but can arrange, combine and integrate all content within a clear structural concept.

Course leader

Ben Wittner is graphic designer, and, alongside Sascha Thoma, co-founder and co-owner of Eps51. The studio develops visual concepts with a strong focus on typography and bilingual design. He has lived and worked in Cairo, London and Brighton and is curren

Fee info

EUR 750: Schedule: Each course lasts two to three weeks

Between 15th of June and 15th of August

One-Time application fee: 100€

Early-Bird booking until 15th of January to save 100€

Fee per course: 750 €

For 2 courses: 1.390 €

For 3 courses: 1.990 €

BI and BAU Global students: 600 € per course

Participants per course: 5-18

Application Deadline: May, 1st 2020