Françoise Berserik Popup Exhibition


This is to let you know about a small pop-up exhibition of trial and sample stones by Françoise Berserik. She will introduce each stone and explain some of the process and design.

Friday October 14, 16:00, Type and Media studio
Royal Academy of Art, Prinsessegracht 4, The Hague.

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Applications, Portfolio Day


The application procedure for the Type and Media master course 2017-2018 starts on October 1st. Please register at KABK’s Study Link and send an email to the course coordinator. All applications need to be received digitally before the end of January.

If you want to show your portfolio to get feedback from the Type and Media teachers, you can make an appointment for the Portfolio Day that will be held on Friday 27 January 2017.

The Open Day will be on Saturday 28 January. You are welcome to see Type and Media students work and talk to students and teachers as well as to visit the exhibitions of all other departments at the KABK.


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We’re happy to be able to add Alessio D’Ellena to the list graduates of TypeMedia 2015-2016. Congratulations!

Alumni Type Design for the Salone del Mobile

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Type and Media 2015 Alumni Alexandre Saumier Demers and Etienne Aubert Bonn (Coppers and Brasses, based in Montreal, Canada) participated as Type Designers in the graphic design of the online and printed booklets for RESET, KABK’s show at the Salone del Mobile that took place in Milan, Italy from 12 to 17 April 2016.

Alexandre and Etienne designed pixelated versions of the neutral grotesk typefaces used by the graphic designers, and made the python scriptings for these versions.

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Best Reprint

Reprint by Karel Martens has made the selection of the Best Dutch and Flemish Book Designs 2015. The book was part of the exhibition of Martens’ work at the 2015 Gerrit Noordzij Prize. The book contains articles by David Bennewith and Robin Kinross.


The book was published on March 6, 2015 in the context of the presentation of the Gerrit Noordzij Prize to Cyrus Highsmith and the opening of the exhibition of the work of Karel Martens, awarded with the prize in 2012.

The exhibition and this book have been made in collaboration with the students of Type and Media 2014/2015: Elliot Amblard, Benedikt Bramböck, Bahman Eslami, Minjoo Ham, Tilmann Hielscher, Marko Hrastovec, Ekaterina Kochkina, Philipp Neumeyer, Loris Olivier, Heidi Rand Sørensen, Tezzo Suzuki, Jasper Terra, Cristian Vargas, under the guidance of David Bennewith, Jan Willem Stas and Karel Martens.

The Gerrit Noordzij Prize is given to type designers and typographers for extraordinary contributions to the fields of type design, typography and type education. The prize is awarded every three years by the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague together with the Museum Meermanno and the Koninklijke Bibliotheek under the auspices of the Dr. P. A. Tiele Trust.

Reprint is a publication of Type and Media, the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague and Roma Publications Amsterdam. Order at

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