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Wednesday, August 12th

Nicholas Felton

Presented by Type Directors Club

Details to be announced.

Nicholas Felton is a designer, entrepreneur, and artist concerned with translating quotidian data into meaningful objects and experiences. He is the author of numerous personal Annual Reports that condense the events of a year into a tapestry of maps, graphs, and statistics. The insights and techniques developed from his Annual Reports have informed his design of Facebook’s Timeline and the creation of the Reporter and Daytum applications. He has been profiled by The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times and his work is a part of the permanent collection at MoMA.

This event is open to the public.

Ink Lounge Open House

Hosted by AIGA Colorado & Ink Lounge

Details to be announced.

Ink Lounge Screenprinting Studio
29 S Fox Street
Denver, CO 80223

Thursday, August 13th

Type Walk with Paul Shaw

Details to be announced.

Keynote Presentation: Marian Bantjes

Hosted by the Society of Typographic Aficionados

Time to be announced.

Grand Ballroom
Sheraton Denver Downtown

Marian Bantjes lives and works from an island off the West coast of Canada. She has been variously described as a typographer, designer, artist and writer. She has spoken at over 100 events worldwide, her work has been published in many books and international magazines and is included in the permanent collection of the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York. In 2010, Thames & Hudson published her book I Wonder, and in Sept 2013 they published a giant monograph of her work, titled Pretty Pictures. She is a member of Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI) and 2010 she was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from Emily Carr University in Vancouver, Canada.

Friday, August 14th

The Denver Letterpress Tour

Hosted by The Letterpress Depot

5:00pm – 9:00pm

A half day tour to local letterpress studios including Genghis Kern, David Ashley Studio, Now It’s Up To You Press, Foils + Dies, and Matter. At each location, participants will be exposed to a different part of the process, printing one color on a five color print at each of the studios. All the while learning about the Denver’s vibrant letterpress community.

Additional details to be announced.

Saturday, August 15th

The Infamous Type Quiz & Silent Auction

Hosted by Monotype

Time to be announced.

Grand Ballroom
Sheraton Denver Downtown

It’s time to put on your typographic thinking cap. Prepare to be challenged (and perhaps boggled) by the dynamic quizmaster duo of Nick Sherman and Stephen Coles. This year’s brain-bending shindig will feature delicious desserts, refreshing cocktails, and the popular SOTA silent auction. It promises to be a night filled with trivia, laughter, and some good eats.

Sunday, August 16th

The 14th Annual Type Crit

The always popular Type Crit is back, celebrating its fourteenth year of laying down the typographic smack. Masters of typographic analysis and elucidation John Downer and Akira Kobayashi will provide gentle, constructive criticism to designers submitting their individual type designs for review.

Closing Night Event

Hosted by the Society of Typographic Aficionados

Details to be announced.