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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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Who Dat Hat? Typophile o’ the Year

This lady wearing a stylish Panama hat scored an event record 29 out of 30 points to claim “Typophile of the Year” bragging rights and a Linotype font CD. PHL bested a trio of 2nd place winners, by a whopping 12 points.

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Grant Out-Snipes Jessica

The winning bid was $750 for this Typographic Consultants glass sign.

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The Saints

A rather poor quality video of this afternoon’s coffee break performance of “The Saints” by The Beignets.

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SOTA Typography Award Honors Erik Spiekermann

The Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA) has announced that architect, type designer, author, and educator Erik Spiekermann has been honored with the 2011 SOTA Typography Award. The presentation took place on Saturday, July 9th 2011, at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in New Orleans, as part of TypeCon2011. Spiekermann is widely known for his typefaces, of...

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Tales from the Crit

Carter on Kobayashi: “Akira has one Latin eye and one kanji eye. A sort of double threat.”

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The Faces of “Surge”

We felt we should put faces to the folks who put the “surge” into this year’s TypeCon identity. Tom Varisco and Uyen “The Design” Vu from the eponymous Tom Varisco Designs will be hanging around the conference floor today and tomorrow. If you have a chance, say “hey!”

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Who Dat Wit Da Hipstermatic Hat? #5

The hat, the Polaroid camera and the expired Polaroid film. Fantastic!

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