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In a display of characteristic friendship and mutual respect, two revered statesmen of the typographical world — Matthew Carter and John Downer — met on Capitol Hill, shook hands, and were subsequently chased off the grounds by security. Another quintessential TypeCon moment captured. Photo by Helen Lysen
The exceedingly popular Type Crit is back in Portland, celebrating its twelfth year of laying down the typographic smack. This year’s cast of critics — John Downer, Akira Kobayashi, and Matthew Carter — would like to fill you in on a few of the guidelines for participation. Sign-up will begin the afternoon of Friday, August...
Getting your laptop ready for the trip to Portland? It’s a perfect time to freshen up with some TypeCon-themed designs by our good friend Michael Cina. This handcrafted trio of artisanal and typographically hip desktop wallpaper will be a fine complement to that morning cup of Stumptown brew.
As mentioned in our previous post, the exceedingly popular Type Crit will be back in Milwaukee, celebrating its eleventh year of laying down the typographic smack. This year’s cast of critics — John Downer, Akira Kobayashi, and Roger Black — would like to fill you in on a few of the guidelines for participation. Sign-up...
This video of Mehmet Gozetlik’s Type in 20 presentation Typography of the “Generation Y”, prior to “Generation Z” is now available for viewing on Vimeo. Please be aware that the audio is a bit muffled at times. This is due to the fact that it was recorded using the camera’s microphone, not directly off the...
Butter Label’s TypeCon presentation is now available on SlideShare with a view into the future of webfonts.
Applied Arts magazine has posted a review of last week’s event, describing it as the “nerdiest conference in the design world.” And for those that missed it check out UPPERCASE Magazine’s posts from the event.
By popular request, here’s a link to the Font Aid IV book — available for purchase from Lulu — as mentioned during Michelle and Grant’s talk this afternoon.
All good things come to an end, and sadly TypeCon2011 is over. See you on the boat, and see you next year! The location of TypeCon2012 will be announced at a later date.
This shaky-cam footage captures (sort of) the excitement of last night’s TypeCon silent auction.