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(Re)live TYPO San Francisco With Five Videos

I am home since this morning, fighting a jetlag and recovering from a jampacked week in the Twin Cities. I had a marvelous time – after my two talks, judging the AIGA Minnesota 2014 Design Show and participating in the panel discussion on opening night of the show, I had the opportunity to visit friends [...]

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TYPO San Francisco Next Week

Excitement is building in the Bay Area, both at FontShop’s San Francisco office and the local (and not-so local) design community. For two inspiration-packed days, on Thursday April 10 and Friday April 11, some 30 international speakers will delight the audience at TYPO San Francisco “Rhythm” in the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. The [...]

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Minneapolis Mini-Tour Next Week

Amidst the excitement caused by the successful launch of the public beta of the new FontShop website I would like to quickly announce my Minneapolis Mini-Tour next week – very bummed I am missing the terrific TYPO San Francisco “Rhythm” though. I have been invited by AIGA Minnesota to be a judge for their Design [...]

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Lettres Modernes #2: See, Watch, Read

This quick post is specifically aimed at our French(-speaking) readers. This afternoon I leave for Caen, France where I will participate in the international symposium on typography Lettres Modernes #2 tomorrow and Friday, March 27–28. By inviting type designers, researchers and artists, this free event offers two days of reflection on how the coexistence of [...]

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Emil Yakupov Passes Away At Age 56

The last week of February was a horrific one for the type community. Within the space of three days we lost three personalities, each important to the world of typography in his own way – Peter Bruhn on February 22, and Mike Parker and Emil Yakupov on February 25. That Tuesday night at 22:30 Emil [...]

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Starry Eyes and True Detective Win SXSW Film Design Awards

The results for the 2014 SXSW Film Design Awards for Excellence in Poster and Title Design.

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Discover Typographica’s “Our Favorite Typefaces of 2013”

This early morning (local Belgian time) the news finally came in – Typographica announced it published their annual Our Favorite Typefaces. A fine gathering of type users and type creators each selected a typeface released in the past year and reviewed it. Free up half a day and take the time to read through it [...]

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Late Registration For TYPO “Rhythm” and “Roots” Starts Saturday

It is time to register for TYPO San Francisco “Rhythm” and/or TYPO Berlin “Roots” at either side of the Atlantic. Regular registration for both conferences ends Friday; from Saturday, March 1 on registration increases by $100 or €100 respectively. TYPO Berlin remains Europe’s greatest annual design conference, and TYPO San Francisco celebrates its third anniversary [...]

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