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Who Dat Hat? #4

With a trademark slap of the microphone, and a rally cry of “No Justification Without Hyphenation!” this designer took the stage this morning. But who is he?

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Type Crit Slots Still Available

As announced this morning, the remaining Type Crit slots are available to all, not just the newbies. Sign up in the TypeCon store.

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Who Dat Hat? #3

A hat trick of hat wearing web designers. But who are they?

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Webfont Survey

Three web designers, Scott Boms, Brian Warren & Luke Dorny, asked their peers about web fonts, and presented the results this morning… 94% Web designers are using web fonts. 91% want better web fonts. 66% prefer hosted web font services. 84% talk to their clients about web fonts. And the presenters hats earned respect too… …

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Woodtype Gets Targeted

Check out and “Like” this Target Facebook page documenting the creation on a clothing line inspired by and created with Hamilton wood type.

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Coming Soon: Hamilton Documentary

Many of the colorful characters who crafted type at the Hamilton Manufacturing Company are still alive and living peacefully in the quiet hamlet of Three Rivers, Wisconsin. TypeCon’s AV guru, J.P. has interviewed some of these retirees and plans to produce a new documentary* about their lives and work. This morning attendees were treated to …

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Berlowese Quantized

Font Bureau employee, Nick Sherman, kicked off his talk today with an insight into the forum posting style of his boss, David Berlow. Acknowledging what most Typophile readers already knew… “Berlowese” is somewhat difficult to understand. Nick described the process by which David writes his posts. He may go through twelve or more iterations, perhaps …

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Before and After

Nick Sherman documents what he describes as Jessica Hische’s “mega meatshank takedown” and what Jessica apparently described as “like eating Hercules’ thigh.”

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Boat Trip Tickets / Type Crit Sign-up

Slots for the Type Crit and tickets for Sunday’s riverboat trip are going fast. Drop by the store to take advantage of these opportunities.

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Harry Potter and the Font Lawsuit

As reported in the popular press, P22 seeks damages against the wizarding world.

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Who Dat Hat? #2

Suspect #2. Would you buy a second hand Jag from someone wearing a hat like this?

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Coffee Break Entertainers

Jim and Steve entertain the troops during the Friday afternoon coffee break.

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