This year’s conference program is nearly complete and we’re eager to share this preview of what you can expect. Once again, we’ve managed to gather together some of the brightest names in type and design to bring their experience, skill, and stories to TypeCon2015, including:
Dave Addey; Camila Afanador-Llach; Pouya Ahmadi; Joseph Alessio; David Ashley; Jan Ballard; Rob Barnes; Amir Berbić; Nancy Bernardo; Ivan Bettger; Scott Boms; Richard Brath; Jason Campbell; Meaghan Dee; Fahad A. Dhawi; John Downer; Rachel Elnar; Mark Fetkewicz; Lily Feinberg; Joe Galbreath; Victor Gaultney; Vicki Golden; Frank Grießhammer; Patrick Griffin; Paul Herrera; John Hudson; Paul D. Hunt; Richard Hunt; Akira Kobayashi; Alexandra Korolkova; Andrej Krátky; Mary Mashburn; Aoife Mooney; Shiva Nallaperumal; Julie Nauman-Mikulski; Meta Newhouse; Robb Ogle; Adam Osgood; Tom Parson; Max Phillips; Thomas Phinney; Stephen Rapp; Chad Reichert; Dan Rhatigan; Claudia Roeschmann; Steve Ross; Stuart Sandler; Rob Saunders; Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer; Georg Seifert; Paul Shaw; Nick Shinn; Radek Sidun; Stephen Simmerman; Mark Simonson; Gabriel Solomons; Miguel Sousa; Perrin Stamatis; Neil Summerour; Nikki Villagomez; Jason Wedekind; Douglas Wilson; and others to be announced.
Presentations and workshops will explore topics such as:
How culture affects typography; the history of non-latin typeface development at Adobe; building brands with type and architecture; making pulp paperbacks in the digital era; re-imagining Farsi writing systems; basketball uniform design; the future of font licensing; data visualization and type; lettering comics; monograms from the Gramlee collection; Czech type design; branding the church for millennials; double-sided wood type; kinetic typography; typographic exploration with Letraset; extending the type classroom; engaging students with on-demand printing; letterpress 101; creative mark making; whisky type; font troubleshooting; font production with Glyphs.app; and much, much more.