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Archive / April, 2012

2012 Catalyst Award Winner Announced

The Society of Typographic Aficionados has announced that Niko Skourtis of New York will be the recipient of the 2012 SOTA Catalyst Award. This award was created in 2010 to recognize a person thirty years of age or younger who demonstrates significant achievement and future promise in the field of typography. Niko will present his...

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Special Presentation: The Heads of State

The Type Directors Club will be sponsoring a special presentation by The Heads of State during TypeCon2012. For ten years, Jason Kernevich and Dustin Summers have been working together as The Heads of State for clients as diverse as The New York Times, Starbucks, the School of Visual Arts, Penguin, and bands like R.E.M., Wilco,...

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TypeCon2012: Program Preview

This year’s incredible conference program has been coming together at a record pace and we’re eager to share it with you. Some of the brightest names in type and design will be sharing their knowledge and skills during TypeCon2012, including: Bethany Armstrong, Jo De Baerdemaeker, Steve Bardolph, Nathan Adam Beadel, Roger Black, Scott Boms, Antonio...

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Letterpress Workshops at the Hamilton

As part of TypeCon2012, the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum in Two Rivers, Wisconsin will lead full-day letterpress workshops on Wednesday, August 1st and Thursday, August 2nd. Each day, the museum will offer two simultaneous workshops offering attendees the opportunity to experience letterpress printing in the 4000 sq. ft. printing studio. Attendees will use...

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