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Iteration in Type Design: Taking a Typeface from a Good Idea to a Great Tool | Gestalten | Iteration in Type Design: Taking a Typeface from a Good Idea to a Great Tool

A two-day workshop with Commercial Type’s Christian Schwartz, March 17–18 at the Gestalten Space in Berlin.

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Good Global Type: On Typesetting Chinese with Chris Wu

Chris Cheng-Huan Wu will lead a workshop introducing designers to typesetting Chinese, including an overview of Chinese typefaces that are available, current trends in type design and use, and basic principles of Chinese typography. Participants will hear about current practices, will typeset display type and text in Chinese, and will have their efforts analyzed in critiques. February 8th at the Type Directors Club in New York.

Posted 6 months ago

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Philippe Apeloig — Typorama

Paris-born Philippe Apeloig will be giving a presentation on February 20th at the Type Directors Club in New York.

Posted 6 months ago

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Structured writing for the web

John D. Berry on Gerry Leonidas’ recent talk at Brighton’s Ampersand conference.

Posted 7 months ago

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Lettering Large: Architectural and Environmental Typography

A “flyby” with Steven Heller and Mirko Ilic, presented by the TDC. December 5th, 2013

Posted 8 months ago

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Fonts for the Web with Jonathan Hoefler

Join Jonathan Hoefler on a tour of H&FJ’s four-year project to bring fine typography to the web. Thursday, November 14th in New York.

Posted 8 months ago

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Kerning Conference — Faenza, June 5th–6th 2014

Kerning is the first international conference in Italy dedicated solely to typography and web typography.

Posted 8 months ago

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Exhibition — Typography, this is serious!

Benoît Bodhuin’s latest exhibition at the Gallery Toutouchic in Metz, November 6th to December 6th, 2013.

Posted 8 months ago

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New Transport + New Newspaper Fonts with Henrik Kubel

The TDC presents Henrik Kubel of A2/SW/HK on Thursday, November 7th.

Posted 8 months ago

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Letter Together Workshop with Jessica Hische

The TDC presents a two-day workshop with Ms Hische, Saturday, November 16th and Sunday, November 17th.

Posted 8 months ago

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Typeface on Screens: The Invisible Building Blocks of Brands

Coming up at the Gigaom Roadmap conference, Erik Spiekermann will be discussing the importance of typeface in the digital age with Jeff Veen.

Posted 8 months ago

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Ligatures YYZ — Connecting type lovers in Toronto

Ligatures meets the first week of each month in Toronto to talk type, share work, and connect with other type lovers.

Posted 9 months ago

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Tickling Beziers: Analog & Digital Lettering Workshop

From the site: “With the support of AIGA Orlando, The Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA) brings us its most highly anticipated TypeCon workshop series — Tickling Beziers. This 2-day workshop will take place in the Full Sail University Digital Arts and Design Art Studio and will be lead by Positype type designer and hand lettering artist Neil Summerour.”

Posted 9 months ago

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Eleni’s Greek Workshop

Font developer Eleni Beveratou recently presented a Greek type design workshop at the Dalton Maag studio.

Posted 9 months ago

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TDC Bronx Lettering Tour with Paul Shaw

From the site: “For the first time a TDC lettering walk will take place in the Bronx — on Sunday, October 27, 2013. We will visit several neighborhoods in the East Bronx located between Bronx Park and Boston Road: Allerton, Olinville and Williamsbridge.”

Posted 9 months ago

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