See FiFFteen in San Francisco

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News | Chris Hamamoto | June 6, 2007

FiFFteen in SF
Sneak preview of FiFFteen in San Francisco

FiFFteen in San Francisco, June 11 – 27

FiFFteen, the exhibition celebrating 15 years of FontFonts ®, makes its Bay Area debut alongside AIGA San Francisco’s Design Week, a full week of events highlighting the diversity and professionalism of the design community.

Experience the history and art of FontFonts and FUSE via giant banners, interactive displays, and illustrated stories of the typefaces and their designers.

The exhibition is shown in partnership with AIGA San Francisco at their office: 130 Sutter Street, Suite 600.

All are welcome to attend FiFFteen’s opening reception and keynote presentation by Jeffery Keedy on Friday June 15, 2007, from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

FiFFteen will be open to the public from June 11 – 27 during weekday business hours.

FiFFeen in Goa, India
FiFFteen in Goa, India

FiFFteen in Los Angeles, March 17 – 29

After traveling around the world — from Europe to Asia to North America — FiFFteen, the exhibition celebrating 15 years of FontFonts, is visiting the West Coast. Otis College of Art and Design in collaboration with :output Foundation will present FiFFteen at the WHAT MATTERS International Symposium. The exhibition will be shown at Otis in Los Angeles with an opening presentation by FontShop founder Erik Spiekermann on March 17, 2007 at 5:30 p.m.

After the symposium, FiFFteen will be free and open to the public March 19 – 29, weekdays from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. Experience the history and art of FontFonts and FUSE via giant banners, interactive displays, and illustrated stories of the typefaces and their designers.

FiFFteen in San Francisco, June 11 – 27

In June, FiFFteen will move up the coast for San Francisco’s Design Week. Keep your eye on the FontFeed for more information about this showing.

Fiffteen-Barcelona
FiFFteen in Barcelona, Spain

More About FiFFteen

FiFFteen logo

FSI, FontShop International is staging an exhibition to celebrate 15 years of its FontFont type library and the relationships and inspirations which have made it possible. The exhibition will also feature FUSE, a seminal publication on experimental typography published by FSI between the years 1991 and 2000 which was instigated and edited by London designer Neville Brody.>

Both FontFont typefaces and FUSE have won world-wide recognition as major innovative forces in contempory typography and collected many prizes over the years. Combining old and new media to create a colourful mix of images and sound, the exhibition illustrates the methods, technologies and inspiration behind the fonts.

“FiFFteen” reveals some of the tricks of the type trade and shows how type is used in ways never imagined by its creators.

Currently over 3000 fonts and growing, FontFonts have had a profound influence on type design since their debut in 1990 with classics like FF Meta, FF Scala, FF DIN, FF Blur, FF Trixie etc.

FUSE at FiFFteen
A FUSE display from the FiFFteen exhibition

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2 Comments:

  1. Otis College is the perfect location for a world renowned organization like FontFont to celebrate their birthday. I wish I could go, but I know it will be great. Have a good time!

    Posted by Eric Hill on Mar. 9, 2007
  2. Sorry I missed it

    Posted by dex on Jul. 7, 2008

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