LR Tips Typographics: A Conference for People Who Use Type


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Sep 27, 2006
Type enthusiasts take note: Typographics, a conference for people who use type, is scheduled for this June 8 to 18 in New York City. Typographics is a conference devoted to contemporary typography, with talks, workshops, and tours focusing on where typography is today and where its future may lie. It will be held at Cooper Union in New York City as a combined effort of Type@Cooper and the Herb Lubalin Study Center. Cooper Union’s Foundation Building The main forum of the conference will be held on June 12 and 13. It will consist of presentations about graphic design, web design, publication design, book design, type design, packaging, branding, corporate identity, advertising, and motion graphics, as well as new frontiers in app and responsive web design. The international line-up of speakers currently includes Barbara Glauber/Heavy Meta, Jackie Goldberg/Yahoo!, Bruno Maag/Dalton Maag, Erik van Blokland/LettError, Jonathan Hoefler/Hoefler & Co., Abbott Miller/Pentagram, Adrian Shaughnessy/Unit Editions, Roger Black/Font Bureau, Matteo Bologna/Mucca Design, and Bethany Heck/Microsoft. In the four days preceding and following the main conference (June 8 to 11 and June 15 to 18), Type@Cooper is offering workshops and tours which will be open to both participants and the public. The announced workshops so [...]


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