Grey Text by Dries Wiewauters

One month ago I’ve been asked by Dries Wiewauters to rework for him a still in progress typeface called Grey Text. During his graduation-project at the Saint-Luc’s academy in Ghent (Belgium), he developed a family of fonts for a digital-private-press-project called the “Grey Press”. Currently he’s under residency at the Werkplaats Typografie in Arnhem (the Netherlands) where, amongst other projects, he’s refining and expanding the family. Jos Buivenga studied there and he gave me the following further informations. The Werkplaats Typografie (WT) is part of ArtEZ Institute of the Arts. WT is a two-year masters programme centred on practical assignments and self-initiated projects. It also serves as a meeting place for graphic designers with regard to research and dialogue. The WT is supervised by Karel Martens and Armand Mevis. Further guidance is given on a regular basis by Paul Elliman and Maxine Kopsa. Anniek Brattinga and Liesbeth Doornbosch are in charge of co-ordination. Visiting lecturers are regularly invited to provide individual tutoring and/or for presentations. Reviews of work, critiques and project participation are informal in character. Participants work in a professionally equipped studio accessible 24 hours a day. The WT is open to a maximum number of twelve graphic designers who would like to deepen their knowledge and skills. Participation depends entirely upon proven ability.
That’s why I’ve been very happy to give some help. I submitted him three different versions (I

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