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Type Crit Rules!

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...

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Keep Your Desktop Weird With This TypeCon Wallpaper

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.

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Type Crit Rules!

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...

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Talkin’ About My Generation

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...

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Like Butter

Butter Label’s TypeCon presentation is now available on SlideShare with a view into the future of webfonts.

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TypeCon Reviewed

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.

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Font Aid IV Book

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.

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It’s a Wrap!

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.

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Auction Footage

This shaky-cam footage captures (sort of) the excitement of last night’s TypeCon silent auction.

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This Morning’s Best Tweets

Sunday’s best #TypeCon tweets…

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Sketchy Catch Up

Have you missed some of the conference highlights over the past few days? Check out Carolyn Sewell’s almost daily recaps for UPPERCASE Magazine. In particular, #2, #3 & #4 are jam-packed full of delightful visual snippets.

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Buskers

Pics from this evening’s typographic busking event, plus as a bonus a crappy video.

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