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FREELANCE WORK

 

2020

– co-founder Type Salon

 

– Teaching Assistant @ Academy of Fine Arts, Ljubljana

 

2019

Type Design Consultancy @ Hooray Studios, založništvo, d.o.o., Ljubljana

 

Teaching Assistant @ Academy of Fine Arts, Ljubljana

 

Type Design Consultancy @ 3fs d.o.o., Kranj

 

Font Developer @ Dalton Maag, London (employed)

 

Branding @ Lalla Fatima, Berlin

 

Branding & Sign Painting @ Beauty Time, Celje

 

2018

Font Developer @ Dalton Maag, London (employed)

 

Bradning @ To Sem Jaz, Ljubljana

 

Logotype @ Querer es Poder, Malaga

 

2017

Font Developer @ Dalton Maag, London (Intern)

 

Type designer @ Abjad Foundry, Amman

 

Graphic designer @ Arnoldvuga, Ljubljana (Employed)

 

Brand identity @ la Beauté, Slovenj Gradec

 

2015 – 2017

Type designer @ Atlas Font Foundry, Berlin (Intern and Employed)

 

2016

Brand identity @ Malabar, Ljubljana

 

Brand identity @ Studio ZalaSlovenj Gradec

 

2015

Photographer  @Villa Artemida

 

Wedding photographer, Slovenj Gradec

 

Photographer @Dobra Zgodba

 

Photographer @ ND salon, Zoomaniac

 

2014

Graphic design @ Spotur, project Slovenj Guidec

 

Brand identity @ Feniks bar, Slovenj Gradec

 

Photographer @ ND salon, ID, Ljubljana

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Graphic design @ Equa, Ljubljana

 

Brane identity and photography @ 100% Pilates, Trbovlje

 

2012

Brand identity @ ND salon, Ljubljana

 

Brand identity @ Gostilnica Sedmica, Slovenj Gradec

 

 

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EXHIBITION

 

2020

Stay Sane Stay Safe

(poster as part of the whole exhibition)

@ 3 sec. gallery, Breda, The Netherlands

 

Tam Tam covid poster @ Slovenia (poster exhibited in Murska Sobota)

 

2019

What are your beliefs?

@ Ulična Galerija, Layerjeva hiša Kranj


Tipografija študentov ALUO in NTF @ NUK, Ljubljana (typeface exhibited among other projects)


2018

Pangramme:learning type design @ Museum für Drukkunst, Leipzig, Germany (typeface Alica as part of the whole exhibition)


2017

Pangramme:learning type design @ ATypI, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada (typeface Alica as part of the whole exhibition)


Pangramme:learning type design @ Biennal of Graphic Design of Chaumont, France (typeface Alica as part of the whole exhibition)


2016

Pangramme:learning type design @ Fine Art and Design School Amiens, France (typeface Alica as part of the whole exhibition)


Pangramme:learning type design @ Lorraine Fine Art School, Metz, France (typeface Alica as part of the whole exhibition)


2015

Bodi črka – postani beseda @ Vodnikova domačija, Ljubljana (part of type design/typography/calligraphy  student exhibition University of Ljubljana)



TALKS

 

2020

Festival Indigo @ Ljubljana (presenting new typeface Spektra with Type Salon)

 

TYPWKND @ online festival ((presenting new typeface Spektra with Type Salon)

 

TYPOGRAPHY DAY 2020 @ Amman, Jordan (presenting new typeface Univerza Sans)

 

Typographics @ online (part of online feedback Alphacrit by Alphabethes, not actual talk!)

 

2016

Tipogovori @ Vodnikova domačija, Ljubljana (presenting my work as type designer)

 

2015

Zakaj še ena? @ Kreativna Zadruga Žalec (presenting typeface Alica)

 

WORKSHOPS 

 

2020

How to shape your Latin? @ Alharf House, Amman, Jordan

 

Summer type design workshop, ALUO, Ljubljana (Gerry Leonidas as mentor, I was assistant)


2019

Type Days Ljubljana, Ljubljana (mentoring 5-days-long workshop) 


Secesija Now, Pliskovica (co- mentoring 5-days-long workshop) 

 

2018 

Type Days Ljubljana, Tipo Brda

(mentoring 5-days-long workshop) 

 

AWARDS


2016
Pangramme: The Jury’s Selection


2017
PRINT Typography & Lettering Award: Best in Class winner in the Student Typeface Design category

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EDUCATION

 

2013 – 2016

Masters’s degree
Thesis: Theory of The Stroke in Designing Non-Latin Typeface Family

Graphic and interactive communications @ Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology, Ljubljana

 

2009 – 2013
Bachelor’s degree
Thesis: Development of Serif and Sans Serif Typeface on The Same Skeleton
Graphic and interactive communications @ Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology, Ljubljana

 

TRAINING

 

2019

Arabic Type Design Workshop, Beirut, Lebanon

 

2018

Brush lettering, All eyes on type, Rotterdam

 

2017

Arabic Lettering @ Amsterdam, Lara Caplan and Kristyan Sarkis

 

2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Tipo Brda, one week type design workshop

 

2016
Bilingual Arabic & Latin Monogram Design, @ Typo Berlin, Tarek Atrissi

 

Ligatures @ Typo Berlin, Marko Jovanovac

 

TypeCooker Sketching Session @ Typo Berlin
Erika van Blokland, Paul van der Laan

 

VOLUNTEER

 

2019

Type Days, @ Poligon – creative center.
4 days long type design workshop (co-organiser)

 

Tipo Brda 25th – Secesija Now @ Pliskovica
One week long type design workshop with the focus on art nouveau lettering made in Slovenia (co-organiser)

 

2018
Type Days Ljubljana, one week long type design workshop (co-organiser)

 

Tipo Brda Sign painting workshop, organizing & coordinating one week long workshop of signpainting and lettering (co-organiser)

 

Bolje na črnem, calligraphy workshop (co-organiser)

 

Typography meetup, Poligon, Ljubljana (co-organiser)

 

2017
Type Days Ljubljana, one week long type design workshop (co-organiser)

 

Tipo Brda Sign painting workshop, one week long workshop – signpainting and letterin (co-organiser)

 

2016

Tipo_čvek, talks in the field of typography (co-organiser)