Poland, Torun 2013 / PLASTER International Festival of Poster and Typography Design

International Festival of Poster and Typography Design
Poland, Torun 2013

Centre’s terrace will stage another Polish-Italian juxtaposition, refering to contemporary typo design, illustration, ID projects. Next to the polish designer duo Fontarte (Artur & Magdalena Frankowski) we will present works of 3 Italian artists – Cristina Chiappini, Raffaella Colutto, Silvia Sfligiotti.

The last day of the festival will feature a pannel discussion dedicated to the theme of art duo’s – couples working together, forced to make artistic concessions and to compromise. The pannel, entitled „Together or apart”, features such designers as Homework, Witold Michorzewski, Sławomir Janiak, Fontarte, Silvia Sfligotti, Raffaella Colutto, Joanna Górska & Rafał Góralski, Hipopotam Studio.

PLASTER Festival is always about art workshops – this year two Italian designers, Raffaella Colutto and Silvia Sfligiotti, will host a two-day session (on the 22nd and the 23rd of May) dedicated to handmade typography design, essential shapes that take inspired from historical examples like the studies of Edward Johnston, considered the father of contemporary calligraphy, and from contemporary examples.

French Etape and German Novum – magazines dedicated to graphic design – will be visiting this year’s edition of the festival, researching  contemporary Polish design.

Live act with typo animation is planned as  the multimedia cherry on top of the PLASTER 2013 (Steve Nash & Pillow feat. Dj Funktion).