Garden State
Frankfurt Book Fair
Cot. 4
Pedro Cabrita Reis
Le Coup Est Parti
Taxidermie Moderne
Lousiana Exhibitions
Matryoshka
TTC
Charles Dickens
Printemps de la Typographie
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Laura Opsomer

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Hello,
I am a type and graphic design student from Paris, currently looking for an internship.
I primarily focus on type, book, web and poster design which I have been studying for the past 5 years. I am currently in the final year of my Masters in Type Design at école Estienne in Paris. I design custom fonts and retail typefaces that are available upon request. I am working for private clients, mostly small businesses for now.
Along with, I am part of the

acédie58

collective and work as a graphic designer on several projects.
Please feel free to get in touch for more information or any reason.

Education

Currently in the final year of my Master's degree in type design.

École Estienne, Paris, 2017 - 2019


Bachelor's degree in graphic design specialized in typography. Graduated with high distinction.

École Estienne, Paris, 2015 - 2017


One-year foundation course in applied arts.

Institut Sainte Geneviève, Paris 2014 - 2015


French Baccalaureate specialized in economics and social sciences, with an arts elective. Graduated with high distinction.

Lycée Jacques Monod, Clamart, 2014


Ateliers du Carrousel Three-year program

Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, 2012 - 2014


Experience

Stone engraving workshop with Franck Jalleau for La Factorie, Maison de la Poésie.

France, autumn 2018


Three-month internship at

Playtype Foundry

designing type.

Denmark, spring 2018


Calligraphic workshop with Julien Priez & Ruedi Baur for the Frankfurt Book-fair 2017.

Germany, autumn 2017


Graphic design workshop with Sandrine Nugue and Malte Martin for choregrapher Johanne Leighton's work performed at Théâtre 71.

France, winter 2016


Four-week INTERNSHIP AT LE MONDE, MAGAZINE LAYOUT FOR M LE MAG AND LE MONDE SPECIAL EDITION.

France, spring 2016

email

contact.lauraopsomer@gmail.com



phone number

+33634283359


email

contact.
lauraopsomer@
gmail.com



phone number

+33634283359


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TAXIDERMIE MODERNE

Book design for acédie58 illustrating pareidolia with drawings, collages and pictures
described by poetic captions done by Félix Grossen and Paul Perrucon.

110 × 180 mm

46 pages
Silkscreen

Published by acédie58,
available on

acédie58



[editorial design] [bookbinding]

autumn 2018

T

LE COUP EST PARTI

Stone engraving for La Factorie, Maison de Poésie of extracts from Werner Lambersy’s poems. Workshop leaded by Franck Jalleau.

40 × 60 mm

[type design] [engraving]

autumn 2018

T

PEDRO CABRITA REIS

Book design for Pedro Cabrita Reis monography.

170 × 240 mm
135 pages

[editorial design] [bookbinding]

winter 2017 / 2018

T

COT. 4

Re-edition of a 19th century specimen Characters from L. Dumont Foundry.

320 × 400 mm
64 pages

[editorial design] [bookbinding]

spring 2018

T

FRANKFURT BOOK FAIR

Live painting for the 2018 Frankfurt Book Fair highlighting quotes from authors present at the fair.
Workshop with the calligraphers Julien Priez and Michel Derre, lead by Ruedi Baur.

[calligraphy] [live painting]

autumn 2017

T

LOUISIANA EXHIBITIONS

Poster design of Louisiana, Modern Art Museum of Copenhagen exhibitions program showing TTC typeface in use.
Derived posters in color printed in silkscreen (30 copies each).



Main poster :
594 × 4500 mm
Derived posters :
40 × 60 mm
Silkscreen

[poster design] [type design]

winter 2018 / 2019

T

GARDEN STATE

Book design for the master of Literature and Creative writings
of Cergy of a play divided into four scenes.

21 × 21mm
4 objects :
scene 1 : 14 pages
scene 2 : 12 pages
scene 3 : poster (unfolded: 42 x 62)
scene 4 : 16 pages
Silkscreen

[editorial design] [poster design] [bookbinding]

spring 2017

T

MATRYOSHKA

Monospaced typeface with calligraphic influences defying a nice grey text
as well as a sophisticated look in large sizes. Realised during an internship at Playtype Foundry with Jonas Hecksher and Philipp Neumeyer.

[type design]

spring 2018

T

TTC

Pixel font with an unusual manuscript italic, enlarging its pixels the more it gets bolder.
Three different weights defining also three different optical sizes.

[type design]

winter 2018 / 2019

T

CHARLES DICKENS

Book design of two Charles Dickens novels experimenting grey text.

110 × 180 mm
124 pages

[editorial design] [bookbinding]

autumn 2018

T

PRINTEMPS DE LA TYPOGRAPHIE

Proposals for the poster of Le Printemps de la Typographie, an event involving typography conferences in Paris for 2 days.

594 × 841 mm

[poster design]

winter 2017 / 2018