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Early Bird Registration Extended For TypeCon “Capitolized”

One of the main typography conferences, TypeCon, presented by SOTA (The Society of Typographic Aficionados) is coming up fast. Unlike ATypI which travels all around the world, TypeCon is hosted by a different city in the United States every year. The name of this year’s conference is Capitolized, inspired by its host city Washington D.C., [...]

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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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Blue Note Records Mock Covers Celebrate Barack Obama

The FontFeed loves Blue Note Records and Reid Miles, so it was with great pleasure that I discovered the Barack Obama’s Jazz website. It is fascinating to see how the figure of the first African-American president of the USA continues to inspire the creative community, as witnessed for example in the Artists For Obama poster [...]

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Last Week of Early Bird Registration for TypeCon2012 MKE Shift

The next American event devoted to all things typographic is TypeCon2012 MKE Shift. The conference presented by SOTA –&nbso;short for Society of Typographic Aficionados – takes place in the InterContinental Milwaukee. From July 31st through August 5th, dozens of the brightest names in type and design will share their knowledge and skills, exploring topics such as: [...]

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Doyald Young Passes Away At Age 84

On Monday, February 28, Doyald Young – lettering and logotype designer, type designer, author, teacher and mentor, passed away at age 84.

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