Workshop: The Space Type Continuum

Saturday / September 21 / 1:00 PM

$30 Members $50 Non-members

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Date & Time

Saturday, September 21

1:00pm - 4:00pm


iStrategyLabs (ISL)

641 S Street NW Fl 1 Washington, DC 20001


Want to make your typography come alive? Join designer and MICA educator Kiel Mutschelknaus’ Space Type Continuum workshop on Saturday, September 21 from 1:00 - 4:00pm at ISL.

Kiel’s most recent project, an online motion and type generator called Space Type Generator, has been featured in The Verge and It’s Nice That. Attendees will learn Kiel’s innovative approach to making a typographic generator from (almost) scratch in under 3 hours.

The workshop will begin with an introduction to the basics of coding. After laying this important groundwork, we’ll move onto basic motion and typography to create a simple yet robust typographic generator. Various versions of Space Type Generator will be dissected to demonstrate how the presented foundational elements can be built out even further to create a myriad of iterations.

Participants will be required to bring a laptop and charging cord. A basic understanding of JavaScript is recommended but not required.

COOL STUFF ALERT! 🚨 Attendees will walk away with their own generator and the general knowledge necessary to begin customizing their own generator iterations. So you, too, can create graphics like:

Venue Accessibility (elevators, stairs, etc.): ISL is accessible from the back entrance of the building.

Transportation / Helpful Directions to Venue (metro stop, parking availability): ISL is steps away from the S Street exit of the Shaw - Howard University metro station (Green/Yellow lines). Escalator and elevator from the metro station are located at 7th and S Streets NW.


Kiel Mutschelknaus

Designer and MICA Educator

Working in everything from illustration to coding, Kiel Mutschelknaus is a freelance designer and educator in the DC-Baltimore area. Originally from South Dakota, Kiel began his trek east to attend Cranbrook Academy of Art outside Detroit where he received an MFA in 2D Design. He is a full-time faculty member in the GD Department at MICA and maintains an active freelance practice with clients including Apple, Disney, Marvel, Booz Allen Hamilton, Marriott, ARTECHOUSE, Recode, and Art of Ed. His most recent project, a kinetic type generator called Space Type Generator, has been featured in The Verge and It’s Nice That.

Check out more of Kiel’s work on Instagram: @kiel.d.m


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