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TypeCon2021: Day Three Recap

TypeCon2021: Day Three Recap The third and final day of TypeCon talks have come and gone, with this Saturday’s offering focused on the Type & Design Education Forum. Major themes of the day included interactivity and invitation to include more people into the typographic fold, perspectives on being a member of a true global community, and encouragement to enjoy the …

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TypeCon2021: Day Two Recap

TypeCon2021: Day Two Recap After a second fantastic day of TypeCon, we’re just as energized to be a part of this community as ever. Some of the themes we picked up on from the day’s talks were focused around experiences of time and context, how type can continue to morph and evolve, and how everyone experiences type differently. Here …

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TypeCon2021: Day One Recap

TypeCon2021: Day One Recap Day one of TypeCon2021 is in the books! We had a great time kicking things off with a mega keynote, a few visions of the future, some raging tunes and thrashing letterforms, and vibrant history. We don’t know about you, but we noticed a few themes coming together — the arrow of time, typographic expression, …

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Pull Your Desktop Together With This TypeCon Wallpaper

Pull Your Desktop Together With This TypeCon Wallpaper In preparation for this year’s virtual event, why not deck out your device with a pile of perfectly pixel’d wallpaper inspired by the TypeCon2021 identity. Ten dithered designs, built with love by our good friend Scott Boms.

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Free Registration for the BIPOC Community

Free Registration for the BIPOC Community 40 tickets. One amazing opportunity. In our continued efforts towards inclusivity within our processes, we are happy to announce a new opportunity to support attendance and participation in TypeCon this October — free registration for 40 members of our BIPOC community. This benefit is generously supported by our sponsors. Thank you Adobe, Mark Simonson Studio, …

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TypeCon2021 Program Now Available

TypeCon2021 Program Now Available For the past few weeks, we’ve been busy locking in speakers, shining up the schedule, and tweaking the timing of our very first virtual conference. Here’s just a taste of what we have planned. Taking place October 21st to 24th, TypeCon2021 kicks off with a jam-packed main program on Thursday and Friday. The Type & …

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Advance registration is open!

Advance registration is open! Advance registration for TypeCon2021 is now open while the program schedule is being finalized. Take advantage of heavily discounted pricing on the entire four days of our very first virtual conference. Advance pricing will be available until September 6th. Reserve your spot today!

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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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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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