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Archive / May, 2010

The SOTA Typography Award: Behind the Scenes with John Downer

The SOTA Typography Award is presented each year to an outstanding member of the type community. John Downer sat down with us and recalled the production process and the presentation of the 2003 award. “In early 2003, Richard Kegler and Tamye Riggs approached me, on behalf of SoTA, to ask if I would consider designing...

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Satya Rajpurohit Named Winner of Inaugural Catalyst Award

Congratulations to Satya Rajpurohit, the first winner of the SOTA Catalyst Award. The award was created to recognize a person 30 years of age or younger who has shown both achievement and future promise in the field of typography. The competition was very close, with 55 entries submitted from 20 different countries. Satya’s work was...

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Photographer Adrian Wilson to Speak at TypeCon2010

We’re pleased to announce that photographer Adrian Wilson will be one of the speakers at TypeCon2010. Represented by the Factory311 agency, he specializes in high end architectural and interior photography, but his interests delve into the typographic. Recently featured in Condé Nast Traveller magazine, Adrian will be speaking on the topic of antique Victorian trademarks...

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Catalyst Award Update

Thanks to everyone who submitted an application for the SOTA Catalyst Award. We received 54 applications from applicants representing 20 different countries. The deadline has now passed and we are no longer accepting applications. Our board members will be busy reviewing applications this week and expect to announce a winner on Wednesday, May 12th. We’re...

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