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TypeCon Together

While we miss our TypeCon family, we’ve made the decision to postpone meeting for an in-person conference for another year. …

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Latest News

Our virtual conference moves to October!

Our virtual conference moves to October! As a non-profit organization, we rely on proposals submitted by our community to build our program each year. We thank everyone who took the time to plan and submit content. We have reviewed all submissions and are notifying all applicants. The program will be posted in early August. Additionally, we’ve made the decision to push …

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TypeCon2021 Call for Programming

TypeCon2021 Call for Programming TypeCon needs you! The Society of Typographic Aficionados is now accepting programming proposals for TypeCon2021 — our first virtual conference — taking place October 21st to 24th. TypeCon covers a broad range of topics, including typography, type design, font production, graphic design, digital media, printing history, calligraphy, lettering, book arts, advertising, wayfinding, type in motion, literacy, …

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TypeCon Together

TypeCon Together While we miss our TypeCon family, we’ve made the decision to postpone meeting for an in-person conference for another year. Nearly half of our attendees travel internationally to join us and it would not be TypeCon when so many of us can’t safely or easily gather together. However, don’t fret. The Society of Typographic Aficionados …

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Join us for GivingTuesday!

Join us for GivingTuesday! Over the past months the entire world has been coming together to stand up, give back, and heal. With 2021 — and the years to come — in mind, the Society of Typographic Aficionados is participating in GivingTuesday, the global day of unity and giving. With your help, we can stay on track with our …

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Anagha Narayanan Named Winner of 2020 Catalyst Award

Anagha Narayanan Named Winner of 2020 Catalyst Award The Society of Typographic Aficionados has announced that Anagha Narayanan from Hyderabad, India is the recipient of the 2020 SOTA Catalyst Award. Created in 2010, the Catalyst Award recognizes a person 25 years of age or younger who demonstrates significant achievements and future promise in the field of typography. About the Winner Anagha Narayanan, 23 …

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Increasing Black Representation in the Type Community Now

A Virtual Town Hall Saturday, July 18th, 1:00 pm PST / 4:00 pm EST SOTA is holding a Town Hall because we know and recognize that Black Lives Matter, and we are open and here to listen, take advice, and make changes in order to increase Black representation at TypeCon. Working together, we are in …

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Statement: Black Lives Matter

Making decisions that benefit everyone in the SOTA and TypeCon community is of the utmost importance to us. Black Lives Matter challenges us to do more for our Black and marginalized members. We’re examining how our organization can not only stand by our commitment to inclusivity but also use our platform to confront the lack …

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TypeCon Philadelphia Postponed

TypeCon Philadelphia Postponed We’d like to thank everyone for your support of TypeCon through the years — it’s your participation that makes TypeCon as vibrant and energetic as it is. TypeCon is produced by a non-profit organization focused on the type and lettering community. Making decisions that benefit our whole community is of the utmost importance to us. …

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Aline Yoshimatsu Receives TypeCon Scholarship to TypeParis20

Aline Yoshimatsu Receives TypeCon Scholarship to TypeParis20 The Society of Typographic Aficionados board would like to congratulate Aline Yoshimatsu, winner of the 2020 TypeCon Scholarship to TypeParis20!

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SOTA Catalyst Award Call for Entries

SOTA Catalyst Award Call for Entries Deadline Extended to April 13th! The Society of Typographic Aficionados is pleased to announce the 11th annual SOTA Catalyst Award. Each year, SOTA recognizes an individual 25 years of age or younger who shows both achievement and future promise in the field of typography. The award brings broad industry exposure to young people creating original …

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TypeCon2020 Call for Programming

TypeCon2020 Call for Programming TypeCon Philadelphia has been postponed to 2021. Read the announcement. TypeCon needs you! The Society of Typographic Aficionados is now accepting programming proposals for TypeCon2020 — taking place August 12–16th in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. TypeCon covers an increasingly broad range of topics, including: typography; type design; font production; graphic design; digital media; printing history; calligraphy; lettering; …

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We’re heading to Philly!

We’re heading to Philly! TypeCon Philadelphia has been postponed to 2021. Read the announcement.

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