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TypeCon2019 Program at a Glance

TypeCon2019 Program at a Glance As we start to roll out the nitty-gritty details of this year’s conference, here’s an overview of what to expect over the five days of TypeCon2019. The majority of the TypeCon program takes place at the Hilton Minneapolis from August 28th to September 1st in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Other venues and special event details will be …

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Mark Caneso is “Nice” … and so is his TypeCon identity

Mark Caneso is “Nice” … and so is his TypeCon identity Today, we’re sitting down with Mark Caneso — designer, creative entrepreneur, and mad-lettering-scientist behind this year’s TypeCon identity. Mark runs pprwrk studio, a design and lettering studio, and PSTypeLab, his retail and custom font foundry. In addition to wild ambigrams and typefaces like Pika, Hatch, and Quatro, he creates a bevy of must-have typographic retail …

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Advance registration is now open!

Advance registration is now open! One step closer to Minneapolis. Advance registration for TypeCon2019 is now open while the program and workshop schedule is being finalized. Discounted registration pricing will be in place until Sunday, July 14th. Save even more by joining the Society of Typographic Aficionados or renewing your SOTA membership. See the registration page for details. And don’t …

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Ruggero Magrì Named Winner of 2019 Catalyst Award

Ruggero Magrì Named Winner of 2019 Catalyst Award The Society of Typographic Aficionados has announced that Ruggero Magrì of Catania, Italy will be the recipient of the 2019 SOTA Catalyst Award. Created in 2010, the award recognizes a person 25 years of age or younger who demonstrates significant achievement and future promise in the field of typography. Ruggero will present his work and …

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Town Hall Meeting in Minneapolis

Town Hall Meeting in Minneapolis TypeCon, one of the world’s largest type and lettering conferences, is coming to Minneapolis this August! Join us for a fun, casual town hall meeting on Thursday, March 14th at 6:00pm at the Walker Art Center’s Esker Grove restaurant. Come grab some food and drink with TypeCon organizers and let’s talk type! This is your …

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SOTA Catalyst Award Call for Entries

SOTA Catalyst Award Call for Entries The Society of Typographic Aficionados is pleased to announce the tenth 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 works in the fields of …

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TypeCon2019 Call for Programming

TypeCon2019 Call for Programming TypeCon needs you! The Society of Typographic Aficionados is now accepting programming proposals for TypeCon2019 — taking place August 28th to September 1st in Minneapolis, Minnesota. TypeCon covers an increasingly 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; …

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Join Us in the Land of Lakes and Letters

Join Us in the Land of Lakes and Letters It’s official! Mark those calendars: TypeCon is headed back to Minneapolis! We here at the (pun-loving) Society of Typographic Aficionados invite you to join us in the great state of MinneSOTA for an exciting week overflowing with everything lettering and type! Wednesday, August 28th – Workshops Thursday, August 29th – Workshops, Education Forum, TDC Presentation …

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