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Olga Vasik Receives TypeCon Scholarship to TypeParis19

Olga Vasik Receives TypeCon Scholarship to TypeParis19 The Society of Typographic Aficionados board would like to congratulate Olga Vasik, winner of the 2019 TypeCon Scholarship to TypeParis19!

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Town Hall Meeting in Minneapolis

Town Hall Meeting in Minneapolis Photo by McGhiever via Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 4.0 TypeCon, one of the world’s largest type and lettering conferences, is coming to Minneapolis this August! Join us for a fun, casual town hall meeting on Thursday, March 14th at 6:00pm at the Walker Art Center’s Esker Grove restaurant. Come grab some food and drink …

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TypeCon & SOTA Scholarship for TypeParis19: Apply by March 3rd!

TypeCon & SOTA Scholarship for TypeParis19: Apply by March 3rd! TypeCon and SOTA are proud to announce a new scholarship program to TypeParis19 — an incredible five-week typographic intensive in Paris, France. This summer, one selected female applicant will join fourteen fellow students in the heart of the city for 340 hours of immersive education in type design, lettering, and calligraphy – on us! This …

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TypeCon2019 Call for Programming

TypeCon2019 Call for Programming TypeCon needs you! The Society of Typographic Aficionados is now accepting programming proposals for TypeCon2019 — taking place August 28th to September 1st in Minneapolis, Minnesota. TypeCon covers an increasingly broad range of topics, including: typography; type design; font production; graphic design; digital media; printing history; calligraphy; lettering; book arts; advertising; wayfinding; type in motion; …

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Join Us in the Land of Lakes and Letters

Join Us in the Land of Lakes and Letters It’s official! Mark those calendars: TypeCon is headed back to Minneapolis! We here at the (pun-loving) Society of Typographic Aficionados invite you to join us in the great state of MinneSOTA for an exciting week overflowing with everything lettering and type! Wednesday, August 28th – Workshops Thursday, August 29th – Workshops, Education Forum, TDC Presentation …

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Advance Pricing Extended Through July 6th

TypeCon already provides a lot of bang for your typographic buck, but we wanted to give you one last chance to save. Specifically, advance registration pricing has been extended through Friday, July 6th. And while you’re registering for the main conference, don’t forget to check out the amazing workshops being offered this year — but …

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TypeCon2018 Program Now Available

TypeCon2018 Program Now Available We’ve been putting the finishing touches on this year’s conference program and are very excited to share what to expect this summer in Portland. From August 1st through 5th, some of the most influential names in type and design will be hanging out in Stumptown. Along with a jam-packed main program, other events include the …

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Registration is now open!

One step closer to Portland. TypeCon2018 registration is now open. Advance pricing will be in place until Sunday, July 1st. Save even more by joining the Society of Typographic Aficionados or renewing your SOTA membership. See the registration page for details. And don’t forget to book your room at our conference headquarters, the stylish Hilton …

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Town Hall Meeting in Portland

Town Hall Meeting in Portland Join us for a cozy and casual town hall meeting on Friday, April 13th at Coopers Hall in Portland. Grab a drink and chat with TypeCon organizers about volunteer and speaking opportunities. Tell us what you’d like to see during this 20th anniversary conference. Or just come to hang out with fellow type nerds! The …

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TypeCon2018 Call for Programming

TypeCon2018 Call for Programming The Society of Typographic Aficionados is now accepting programming proposals for TypeCon2018 — taking place August 1st to 5th in Portland, Oregon. TypeCon covers an increasingly broad range of topics, including: typography; type design; font production; graphic design; digital media; printing history; calligraphy; lettering; book arts; advertising; wayfinding; type in motion; literacy; type sales and …

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2 Decades, 3 Keynotes

2 Decades, 3 Keynotes Like a great typeface, TypeCon began with just a few interesting characters. Twenty years later, we’re a bigger, bolder community packed full of passionate people who appreciate all things typographic. This summer, Portland will play host to the biggest, boldest TypeCon ever. For the first time, we’ll be featuring keynote presentations each day during the …

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It’s Portland for TypeCon’s 20th!

It’s Portland for TypeCon’s 20th! Join us in Stumptown for TypeCon’s 20th anniversary. 20 Years, 3 Keynote Speakers, 1 Amazing Conference! Mark your calendars! The Society of Typographic Aficionados is excited to announce that TypeCon is returning to Portland, Oregon for the 20th anniversary edition of the conference — August 1st to 5th, 2018. Since our rather humble beginnings in …

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