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TypeCon Identity Wins D&AD Award

We were absolutely chuffed to learn that the TypeCon2014 identity system — designed by Build — was the recipient of a D&AD award in the Typography for Design category. All of the team at Build were very proud to be awarded a D&AD Wood Pencil for the TypeCon2014 conference identity. The D&AD awards are one...

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Nicholas Felton Designing TypeCon2015 Identity

Each year, the Society of Typographic Aficionados works closely with a designer or team to develop an identity that uniquely reflects the conference theme and location. With the conference making its way to Denver this summer, we are extremely pleased to be partnering with the talented Nicholas Felton on the theme for TypeCon2015 — Condensed....

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Programming Deadline Extended

Due to popular demand, the TypeCon2015 call for programming deadline has been extended until Friday, April 24th. Those few extra days should provide more than enough time to get your remaining ducks in a row. All proposals for the main conference program, pre-conference workshops, as well as the Type & Design Education Forum may be...

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TypeCon2015 Call for Programming

The Society of Typographic Aficionados is now accepting programming proposals for TypeCon2015 — taking place August 12th to 16th in Denver, Colorado. 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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TypeCon2015 Makes the Ascent to Denver, Colorado

The Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA) is pleased to announce The Queen City of the Plains — Denver, Colorado — has been selected as host city for TypeCon2015: Condensed, which takes place August 12th – 16th. Special thanks to an intrepid local crew, who have been instrumental in bringing TypeCon to the Mile-High City. The City...

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The TypeCon Silent Auction Needs Your Typographic Treasures

One of the most anticipated events of TypeCon is the annual Society of Typographic Aficionados silent auction — raising funds for SOTA’s educational and community activities. We’re looking for donations of typographic treasures, trinkets, and tchotchkes — think of it as a way to clear space on your shelves for new typographic treats — all in...

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Early Registration Pricing Extended Through July 12th

TypeCon already gives you a lot of bang for your typographic buck, but we wanted to give you one last chance to save. Seeing as it’s the Independence Day long weekend in the states, early registration pricing for TypeCon2014 has been extended through Saturday, July 12th. While you’re registering for the main conference, don’t forget...

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Redact Your Boring Desktop With This TypeCon Wallpaper

Less shock, more awesome. Preparing for this summer’s trip to the nation’s capital? It’s time to outfit your screen with some official TypeCon wallpaper. Fix your sights on these twenty (yes, twenty!) deliciously redacted designs — prepared and deployed by our pals at Build.

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TypeGallery2014 Call for Submissions

Show off your latest faces at TypeCon! Submissions are now being accepted for inclusion in TypeGallery2014, the annual unjuried showcase of new typeface design presented by the Society of Typographic Aficionados. Typefaces that have been created, published, or significantly updated between August 2013 and July 2014 will be accepted. Both traditional type specimens and designs...

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Registration Now Open!

Who’s ready to march into “The City of Magnificent Intentions” this summer? Registration for this year’s conference is now open. Take advantage of early bird pricing by registering by July 5th. Save even more on the already affordable registration fees by joining the Society of Typographic Aficionados or renewing your SOTA membership. See the registration...

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Education Forum Will Be “Keeping It Real”

As part of the TypeCon2014 experience, we’ll be presenting the ninth annual Type & Design Education Forum on Thursday, July 31st. The theme of this year’s forum is “Keeping It Real: Learning from Trial & Error” — encapsulated by a full day of special programming devoted to addressing the needs of design educators. See the...

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TypeCon2014 Program Preview

We’re putting the finishing touches on this year’s conference program and we’re eager to share it with you. Once again, we’ve gathered together some of the brightest names in type and design to bring their experience, skill, and stories to TypeCon2014, including: Aaron Bell, Thierry Blancpain, Scott Boms, Matthew Carter, Nadine Chahine, Nancy Sharon Collins,...

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