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Early Bird Discount for ATypI 2013 Amsterdam Extended Until September 9

Now that last week’s very successful TypeCon Portl& is over – congratulations to Zuzana Licko for being the recipient of the 2013 SOTA Typography Award – the next typography event to look out for is ATypI’s seminal conference. After having to miss out on this annual meeting of typographic minds for two years in a row – [...]

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Xerox Scanners / Photocopiers Randomly Alter Numbers

Thanks to a tip from Jörg Haubrichs, software developer at FontShop International, I read an insane article this weekend that frankly blew my typographic mind. Last Wednesday German computer scientist David Kriesel did a bizarre discovery. After scanning a construction plan on a Xerox Workcentre and printing it, he noticed the perfectly reproduced plan suddenly [...]

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TYPO Berlin 2013 “Touch” In Two Plus Eight Videos

Excellent news from TYPO International Design Talks – last month TYPO San Francisco announced the dates for next year’s edition, and last week the latest video from TYPO Berlin 2013 “Touch” was added to the TYPO Video Portal. As usual the TYPO organisation is quite generous with making select videos from their conferences public. Besides [...]

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Yearbook of Type Offers Overview of Recent Typographic Production

On the first day of Summer Slanted – known for their graphic design magazine focusing on typography and other publications like Typodarium, the typographic tear-off calendar – announced the publication of the first edition of Yearbook of Type I. Compiled by the Slanted editorial team in Karlsruhe (Flo Gaertner, Lars Harmsen and Julia Kahl) and some people from [...]

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Type]Media Up The Ante With 2013 Website

We’ve had the great Flickr Set by Slávka Pauliková – designer of FF Dora, one of my favourite FontFont releases of late – from the graduation show in The Hague to tide us over the past two weeks, and people in Berlin can visit the Mastering Type 13 exhibition at the Mota Italic Gallery where they are shown [...]

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Excellent First Kerning Conference Brings (Web) Typography to Southern Europe

If you are into typography and were anywhere near Faenza, Italy two months ago yet didn’t go to Kerning Conference, you seriously missed out. The inaugural edition of this local event with an international scope was of such high quality it elicited this remark from Richard Rutter: If this year’s @ampersandconf is as good as [...]

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Video Impressions of The 5th International Conference on Typography & Visual Communication

I hope everyone is having a great time at Ampersand! Another Spring conference I unfortunately couldn’t attend was ICTVC, the 5th International Conference on Typography & Visual Communication. The conference is organised by the Institute for the Study of Typography & Visual Communication and took place from 6 to 8 June 2013 in Nicosia, Cyprus, [...]

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Last Ten Tickets For Ampersand Conference 2013

Friday the third edition of the web typography conference Ampersand closes the Spring design and typography conference season. This affordable one-day event for knowledgeable web designers & type enthusiasts represents the overlapping worlds of type design, web design, and software. It will be a fabulous day of nitty-gritty details from experts in font design & [...]

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