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August 2019

TypeCon 2019

August 28 @ 8:00 am - September 1 @ 5:00 pm
Hilton Minneapolis, 1001 Marquette Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States

TypeCon is an annual conference presented by the non-profit Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA), an international organization dedicated to the promotion, study, and support of typography and related arts. The majority of the TypeCon program (see below) takes place at the Hilton Minneapolis from August 28th to September 1st in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Consult the TypeCon program page for other venues and special event details that will be added. We will be showing all of the award-winning Typeface Designs in a special exhibition…

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Juan Carlos Pagan at TypeCon

August 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hilton Minneapolis, 1001 Marquette Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States
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The Type Directors Club and the Society of Typographic Aficionados are pleased to announce that lettering artist and illustrator Juan Carlos Pagan will be giving a special presentation on Thursday, August 29th, as part of TypeCon2019 “Nice” in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Juan Carlos Pagan is a New York-based designer, typographer, and creative director, who currently serves on the board of Type Directors Club. He is currently the founding partner and Executive Creative Director of Sunday Afternoon. He previously held Head of…

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September 2019

Typography Summer School at the University of Antwerp

September 2 - September 6
University of Antwerp, Prinstraat 13,
Antwerp, 2000 Belgium

From September 2 through 6, 2019, the Plantin Institute of Typography and the University of Antwerp are organizing an international summer school on critical approaches to typography. The rise of desktop publishing in the second half of the 1980s changed the graphic landscape completely. Within a decade, the highly specialized métiers of the typesetter and typographer were merged in that of the computerized graphic designer, irrespective of whether macOS, Windows, or Linux were used. Together with these operating systems came…

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