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  • ATypI 2018 Antwerp call for submissions

    The call for submissions for ATypI 2018 Antwerp: Type Legacies is now open. Submission deadline is April 30, 2018.

    Posted by Tamye Riggs on Apr 13, 2018

  • Goodbye Montréal!

    ATypI's return to Canada was a smashing success, with excellent contributions and a fantastic atmosphere.

    Posted by Gerry Leonidas on Sep 18, 2017

  • ATypI registration is now open

    Get your ticket for the four-day conference, and check out the amazing workshops that we have this year. The full program is published, and we are getting excited for this celebration of our 60th anniversary!

    Posted by Liron Turkenich on Jul 13, 2017

  • ATypI 2017 preliminary speaker roster and program overview

    We’re so excited about our stellar lineup of typographic gurus and rising stars! Check out our preliminary list of speakers and general program overview.

    Posted by Tamye Riggs on Jun 27, 2017

  • Joining us in Montréal? Let’s stay together at the ATypI 2017 conference hotel.

    Montréal is the perfect location for ATypI: a stunning jewel of a city brimming with cultural, historical, and gastronomic riches. Le Centre Sheraton Montréal is our conference hotel and will serve as the perfect base for exploring this magnificent region before, during, and after our 60th anniversary celebration. Book your discounted room today!

    Posted by Tamye Riggs on Jun 10, 2017

  • TYPOMANIA Festival in Moscow

    The International Typographic Festival TYPOMANIA 2017 will take place in Moscow on 27 of May — 4 of June 2017.

    Posted by Pavel Pisklakov on Apr 10, 2017

  • ATypI 2017 Call for submissions

    The call for submissions for ATypI 2017 Montréal: Atypique is now open. Click to submit your proposals.

    Posted by Pedro Amado on Feb 21, 2017

  • Announcing two typographic events in Slovenia shortly

    Posted by Petra Cerne Oven on Feb 01, 2017

  • 365typo vol. 2 now available for €36.50

    365typo vol. 2 is a follow-up to the book’s successful 2015 debut. Throughout the year the editors collected interesting stories that they have recast into a new, exquisite 320-page publication. Inside you’ll find 365 stories contributed by over 80 renowned authors about typography, visual communication, and type and graphic design (plus one extra story for the 2016 leap year) from all over the world.

    Posted by Filip Blazek on Jan 19, 2017

  • The Third Type Design Contest of Hanyi Font Star

    The printing type culture in China, especially when concentrate in text type, which is represented by Song, Hei, Fangsongti and Kai, has experienced a long period of developments so far, and has maintained a period of stable state. However, social economy, technology and culture has been changed, and is still under changing in the new century. Correspondingly, the application environment of typeface, together with the mood and context of reading, are undergoing tremendous changes. The usage and diversity of different media, the aspirations of aesthetics, liberty and customization, become the new demands for type design. Hanyi, as the earliest professional type company in China, not only devote herself to constantly creating fine types, but also concerned about the innovative development of the type culture. The theme of the contest this year – “Innovation and Inheriting” is based on the concept of innovative design, aiming to encourage all the designers who love the types to present new design proposals of printing types, especially text types, with creativities and dreams with innovative ideas. This contest sincerely invite all of you – no matter what field of designer you are, as long as you concern about the type culture, love type design, Hanyi will appreciated your interest and participation, and would like to work with you to pursue the types that represent the dream of this era.

    Posted by Liu Zhao on Dec 01, 2016

  • Sunday at the Poster Museum—a wonderful way to wind down

    Our visit to the amazing Poster Museum takes place in the gorgeous Wilanów Palace Park. More fond memories of ATypI 2016 await!

    Posted by Tamye Riggs on Sep 17, 2016

  • ATypI 2016 Warsaw: a Saturday of surprises

    The final day of the General Session is here, but don't be sad. Our Nights and Sound Closing Party will keep things festive into the wee hours.

    Posted by Tamye Riggs on Sep 17, 2016

  • Thursday: General Session, Films, Shows, and Crits!

    The rest of the story: Thursday–Saturday's General Session overview and even more Thursday fun!

    Posted by Tamye Riggs on Sep 15, 2016

  • Wednesday Forum Day and Keynote Info for Registered Attendees

    Info and location details for the Wednesday Forums and Opening Reception and Keynote, and an overview of Thursday–Saturday's General Session.

    Posted by Tamye Riggs on Sep 14, 2016

  • ATypI gets social!

    Follow and use our official hashtag, #ATypI2016, to be part of the excitement in Warsaw!

    Posted by Tamye Riggs on Sep 13, 2016

  • ATypI Warsaw Sold Out—Tuesday Workshop Info for Registered Attendees

    Yes, it's true, our 60th annual conference is sold out! Check out the info below for what to do if you're attending a workshop!

    Posted by Tamye Riggs on Sep 12, 2016

  • Discounts for ATypI2016‬ expire in 48 hours

    Early registration for ‪#‎ATypI2016‬ Warsaw ends August 14. You have 2 days to get the lowest price on our type fest!

    Posted by Jose Scaglione on Aug 12, 2016

  • Hiii typography design competition 2016

    Hiii Typography 2016 is an international typography design competition. Facing world-wide enterprises, design institutes, design companies, designers and students, it collects typography design works from any individual or group.

    Posted by Liu Zhao on Jul 22, 2016

  • Seventh International Typography Congress slated for Valencia July 1–3

    Titled ‘Public Typography,’ the congress will serve as a forum for participation, reflection, and debate on the role of typography in relation to the notion of ‘public.’

    Posted by Tamye Riggs on Jun 28, 2016

  • TYPO Labs Font Engineers' Conference Debuts Next Month in Berlin

    Looking for something amazing to do before ATypI Warsaw? Join us in Berlin next month at TYPO Labs! Just launched by the folks behind TYPO Berlin, TYPO Labs is a new conference dedicated to the technical aspects of type design.

    Posted by Tamye Riggs on Apr 22, 2016

  • Morisawa Type Design Competition Announced

    The Morisawa Type Design Competition has recognized innovation in type design for more than 30 years. The submission period for this year's competition will open May 1 and run through July 31, 2016.

    Posted by Tamye Riggs on Apr 01, 2016

  • ATypI 2016 Warsaw Call for Presentations Extended Through April 11

    ATypI invites submissions of presentations, demonstrations, and workshops for our upcoming conference in Warsaw, 13–17 September 2016. The call for presentations has been extended. Submissions will be accepted until April 11, 2016.

    Posted by Tamye Riggs on Mar 09, 2016

  • Eighth Founder Type Design Competition

    The Chinese Font Design and Research Center, the National Center for the Performing Arts, and Beijing Founder Electronics Co., Ltd. announced the Eighth Founder Type Design Competition, which strives to carry forward Chinese traditional character culture, promote type design innovation and find new talents in type design. The deadline for submissions has passed.

    Posted by Jose Scaglione on Jan 25, 2016

  • International student type design exhibition

    The Lorraine Fine Art School is inviting to participate in an international call for applications for recently drawn, unpublished type designs by students. The selected project will be shown at their gallery in Metz, a nice exhibition space of 300 m2 in the center of the city. A free take-away catalogue will be distributed at the opening of the exhibition.

    Posted by Jose Scaglione on Jan 25, 2016

  • ATypI appoints new Executive Director

    Tamye Riggs is new Executive Director, Barbara Jarzyna leaves after eight years outstanding service to ATypI.

    Posted by Mark Barratt on Dec 15, 2015

  • ATypI announces its 2016 destination

    During our Annual General meeting we announced our 2016 conference. Did you miss it? Watch the video...

    Posted by Jose Scaglione on Oct 19, 2015

  • 6th ICTVC

    6th International Conference on Typography & Visual Communication (ICTVC), State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloníki, Greece

    Posted by Irene Vlachou on Oct 16, 2015

  • Homages at ATypI São Paulo

    Each year we lose treasured members of our community and of late we've been hit especially hard. The ATypI board and organizers would like to honor those we've lost since our last conference, therefore time has been set aside during the conference for us to pay homage to the lives of those no longer with us.

    Posted by Marina Martins Chaccur on Oct 05, 2015

  • 365typo annual book is out now!

    365typo: 365 stories on type, typography and graphic design (2014–2015) has just been released.

    Posted by Filip Blazek on Sep 26, 2015

  • Adrian Frutiger dies at 87

    After Hans Ed. Meier (July 2014) and Hermann Zapf in July this year we say good bye to the most influential type designer from 20th/early 21st cent.

    Posted by Mark Barratt on Sep 21, 2015

  • Announcement: Executive Director position

    Executive Director of the Association Typographique Internationale

    Posted by Mark Barratt on Aug 27, 2015

  • ATypI 2015 São Paulo, Brazil

    The ATypI conference will be heading to the Southern Hemisphere for the first time!

    Posted by Onur Fatih Yazicigil 2 on Oct 20, 2014

  • Getting ready for ATypI 2014 Barcelona

    Typographers, type designers, historians, psychologists, programmers and graphic artists will convene at the 58th ATypI yearly conference. So here is some basic information to make the most out of your visit to the capital of the Catalonia of Spain.

    Posted by Onur Fatih Yazicigil 2 on Dec 20, 2010

  • Hans Eduard Meier

    Swiss Type designer Hans Eduard Meier (b.1922), known by his former students as ‘Type-Meier’, died on 15 July in his 92th year of life at Horgen near Zurich, Switzerland.

    Posted by Mark Barratt on Dec 20, 2010

  • Hebrew Type Design Research

    A comprehensive research on the work of the late Zvi Narkiss, the most significant Hebrew type designer in the 20th century.

    Posted by Yehuda Hofshi on Dec 20, 2010

  • Heuristic knowledge, typography and design

    La Secretaría de Investigación, la Carrera de Diseño Gráfico y el Laboratorio en Diseño y Comunicación Gráfica de la Universidad Blas Pascal invitan a participar en las primeras Jornadas "El conocimiento heurístico, la tipografía y el diseño", que se realizará en Córdoba, Argentina del jueves 5 al sábado 7 de junio de 2014.

    Posted by Marina Garone Gravier on Dec 20, 2010

  • Letter.2 videos published

    Three presentations from the Letter.2 conference in Buenos Aires are now available on the ATypI site. Contributions from Peter Bilak, John Hudson, and Gerry Leonidas & Fiona Ross were captured on video and are the first of many to be published over the coming weeks and months.

    Posted by Mark Barratt on Dec 20, 2010

  • Letterpress poster show opens for entries

    International exhibition of letterpress posters celebrating ATypI São Paulo 2015 presenting the theme "Letterpress Reloaded!"

    Posted by Mark Barratt on Dec 20, 2010

  • 5th Meeting of Typography

    Annual Meeting of Typography in Portugal. Call for Papers now open! 28–29.NOV.2014 Barcelos, Portugal Http://www.ipca.pt/5et

    Posted by Vitor Quelhas on Dec 20, 2010

  • ANRT, a post-master’s research programme

    ANRT is a post-master’s research programme in typography based at ENSA Nancy (École Nationale Supérieure d’Art de Nancy) in France. The Atelier operates within the ARTEM (ARt-TEchnologies-Management) alliance as an interdisciplinary project dedicated to typographic design.

    Posted by Onur Fatih Yazicigil 2 on Dec 20, 2010

  • Argentina font for national identity

    Darío Muhafara honoured

    Posted by Maria Garrido on Dec 20, 2010

  • ATypI elects a new President

    Argentinian designer José Scaglione was elected President of Association Typographique Internationale at ATypI’s annual meeting in Amsterdam on 13 October 2013.

    Posted by Mark Barratt on Dec 20, 2010

  • ATypI poster presentations of research in typeface design and typography

    Following on from the successful research forums at the conferences in Brighton and St Petersburg, ATypI's Education committee is offering researchers on typeface design and typography the opportunity once again to present their projects in an informal setting.

    Posted by Jo De Baerdemaeker on Dec 20, 2010

  • Letterpress in Berlin, Barcelona!

    I'll be teaching Master Classes on the Heidelberg Windmill platen press. Berlin, 10-11 September & Barcelona, 15-16 September, prior to the ATypI conference!

    Posted by Peter Fraterdeus on Dec 20, 2010

  • Lettres modernes

    A series of lectures about typeface design, history and culture, held in the city of Caen (FR) over the next 8 months.

    Posted by Jean-Baptiste Levee on Dec 20, 2010

  • Making Faces: Metal Type in the 21st Century DVD release

    Information on DVD pre ordering Making Faces DVD

    Posted by Mark Barratt on Dec 20, 2010

  • MAPPING GRAPHIC DESIGN HISTORY IN SWITZERLAND. Symposium & Workshop

    In Switzerland, discussions on Graphic Design History have traditionally been led by practitioners, by art historians and expert organizations, and by professionals within practice-based design education. However, with the establishment of Swiss Universities of the Arts and Design, the field has begun to shift towards more academic research projects, yet it still lacks structures for research training, discussion and exchange.

    Posted by Marina Garone Gravier on Dec 20, 2010

  • Modern Cyrillic 2014

    An international type design competition, Modern Cyrillic 2014, has been launched in Russia. Its organisers are ParaType, the premier Russian digital type foundry, and Type, the online typographic journal, both located in Moscow. Modern Cyrillic 2014 is a sequel to Kyrillitsa’99 and Modern Cyrillic 2009.

    Posted by Maxim Zhukov on Dec 20, 2010

  • Museu del Disseny Barcelona

    The new Design Museum in Barcelona will be one of the venues at ATypI 2014.

    Posted by Onur Fatih Yazicigil 2 on Dec 20, 2010

  • Opening Keynote: Graphic design and typography for social change

    The 58th ATypI conference will open with Raquel Pelta’s talk titled “Graphic design and typography for social change”. Raquel Pelta is a professor at the university of Barcelona.

    Posted by Onur Fatih Yazicigil 2 on Dec 20, 2010

  • Rare books of the Kerala State Central Library digitised and accessible online

    Kerala State Central 184 year old Library goes digital. Many rare books, including 444-year-old book on Alexander the Great, are now accessible online.

    Posted by Jose Scaglione on Dec 20, 2010

  • Rosetta multi-script type foundry announced

    Rosetta is a new independent foundry with a strong focus on multi-script typography.

    Posted by David Brezina on Dec 20, 2010

  • Salon du Livre 2014

    Argentine type in the 2014 edition of the Salon du Livre in Paris, where Argentina is considered guest country.

    Posted by Maria Garrido on Dec 20, 2010

  • Sorkin nominated for ATypI Board

    Graphic and type designer Eben Sorkin has been nominated for election to the ATypI Board at the Association's annual meeting in Reykjavík, Iceland on 18 September.

    Posted by Mark Barratt on Dec 20, 2010

  • Studio Dumbar to create graphic identity for ATypI 2013

    The Association Typographique Internationale (ATypI) announced today that Studio Dumbar will be in charge of the graphic identity and visual communication for its 2013 conference.

    Posted by Jose Scaglione on Dec 20, 2010

  • The Doves Type™ reborn.

    The infamously ‘drowned’ Doves Type™ has been meticulously salvaged and revived by designer Robert Green, exactly 100 years after it was first thrown into London’s River Thames.

    Posted by Joe Graham 2 on Dec 20, 2010

  • The magic of type design

    From 10 September until 2 October 2011, Expert class Type design (EcTd) 2010–2011 students of the Plantin Institute for Typography will show their work at the famous Museum Plantin-Moretus in Antwerp. The title of the exhibition is ‘De magie van het letterontwerpen | Van schets tot digitale letter’ (‘The magic of type design | From sketch to digital type’).

    Posted by Frank Blokland on Dec 20, 2010

  • Tipos Latinos Argentina (activities at Santa Fe)

    We are please to announce the activities of Tipos Latinos Argentina, at Santa Fe: exhibition, talks, workshops and film will take place from May 8th to 30th.

    Posted by Marina Garone Gravier on Dec 20, 2010

  • Two typography lectures in Barcelona

    José Scaglione, co-founder of TypeTogether will deliver two lectures focused on type selection and typeface combination in Barcelona in April.

    Posted by Veronica Angelastro on Dec 20, 2010

  • Type Classification SIG launched

    ATypI members have started a Type Classification special interest group (SIG) to explore... type classification.

    Posted by Mark Barratt on Dec 20, 2010

  • TypeCon2014 for Washington DC

    The Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA) is pleased to announce that The City of Magnificent Intentions — Washington, DC — has been selected as host city for TypeCon2014 — 30 July to 3 August.

    Posted by Mark Barratt on Dec 20, 2010

  • Typography as a university study: some further thoughts

    Michael Twyman will present his keynote talk titled ”Typography as a university study: some further thoughts“. Twyman is a Professor Emeritus of Typography & Graphic Communication at the University of Reading.

    Posted by Onur Fatih Yazicigil 2 on Dec 20, 2010

  • Typosium IX – Crossing Borders/Grenze(n)loos

    Posted by Jo De Baerdemaeker on Dec 20, 2010

  • Bau Design College of Barcelona

    Another venue of ATypI 2014 Barcelona

    Posted by Onur Fatih Yazicigil 2 on Dec 20, 2010

  • Bauertypes Bronze Sponsor

    ATypI 2014 Barcelona announces its first generous sponsor Bauertypes with a level of Bronze sponsorship.

    Posted by Onur Fatih Yazicigil 2 on Dec 20, 2010

  • Book design for children's reading

    A new book by Sue Walker

    Posted by Sue Walker on Dec 20, 2010

  • Expert class Type design 2014 exhibition

    From 17 May till 31 August 2014 projects of the Expert class Type design (EcTd) students will be exhibited at the Museum Plantin-Moretus in Antwerp. The EcTd course is offered by the Plantin Institute of Typography, which operates under the umbrella of the renown Plantin Society. The exhibition comprises work of students who successfully finished the 2012–2013 course and a preview of the ongoing projects of the current 2013–2014 one. This is the third consecutive EcTd exhibition at the Museum Plantin-Moretus and the first one that is combined with the Expert class Book design course.

    Posted by Frank Blokland on Dec 20, 2010

  • Father of Hong Kong graphic design at ATypI

    Henry Steiner, best known for his corporate identity and branding work, is a keynote speaker at ATypI's ʻbetween black and whiteʼ conference in taking place Hong Kong from 10 to 14 October.

    Posted by Mark Barratt on Dec 20, 2010

  • Font Aid VIII: a call for action

    A collaborative typeface for Nepalese Earthquake relief

    Posted by Mark Barratt on Dec 20, 2010

  • Get a 10% discount on TDC competitions!

    ATypI members are entitled to a 10% discount on the entry fees to the TDC competitions. Communication Design (TDC 59), Typeface Design (TDC² 2013)

    Posted by Eben Sorkin on Dec 20, 2010

  • Get your Type reviewed @ ATypI

    Next Saturday at ATypI: type crit by Christian Schwartz @commercialtype, Erik van Blokland @letterror, and Gerry Leonidas @gerryleonidas. Moderated by Jan Middendorp @JanMiddendorp. Check at registration.

    Posted by Eben Sorkin on Dec 20, 2010

  • Typoversity

    What about new blood in German typography? How do students deal with typography? What do the studies of typography in Germany and abroad look like?

    Posted by Patrick Marc Sommer on Dec 20, 2010

  • Users call on Adobe to fix type user interfaces

    A petition to Adobe to improve user interfaces which give ‘incomplete and/or needlessly convoluted access to typographic features’ is attracting thousands of signatories.

    Posted by Mark Barratt on Dec 20, 2010

  • VI Latin American Bienal of Typography

    La Sexta Bienal de Tipografía Latinoamericana ya está oficialmente en marcha: se ha abierto la convocatoria para enviar los trabajos hasta el 20 de febrero de 2014. La jura se realizará en la ciudad de Valparaíso, Chile, mientras que las exposiciones se iniciarán desde abril del año que viene.

    Posted by Marina Garone Gravier on Dec 20, 2010

  • Vladimir Yefimov: The 40th Day

    Vladimir Venediktovich Yefimov, the pre-eminent Russian type designer and typographic expert, died on the 23rd of February, at the age of 62.

    Posted by Maxim Zhukov on Dec 20, 2010

  • Walter Tiemann Prize: call for entries

    The Walter Tiemann Prize was first presented in 1992 and has since been awarded every other year to honour innovative typographic design ideas. It is announced internationally and is aimed at those who consider the book a contemporary work of art.

    Posted by Mark Barratt on Dec 20, 2010

  • Winning type designs in Granshan 2011

    The results of the 4th International type design competition Granshan 2011

    Posted by John D Berry on Dec 20, 2010

  • ATypI São Paulo 2015 – Call For Presentations is closed

    ATypI invites submissions of lectures, demonstrations and workshops for presentation at its 2015 conference in São Paulo, 14–17 October 2015.

    Posted by Onur Fatih Yazicigil 2 on Dec 20, 2010

  • $50 off Typographics

    A discount on the Typographics conference in NYC is available for ATypI members

    Posted by Eben Sorkin on Dec 20, 2010

  • ATypI 2015 reminder - Early-bird rate expires September 2

    Posted by Barbara Jarzyna on Dec 20, 2010

  • New Czech type foundry Briefcase

    Briefcase offers original Czech productions by authors, who may not wish to set up their own type foundry for the purpose of publishing their fonts.

    Posted by Filip Blazek on Dec 20, 2010

  • Signature Type, new type foundry from Prague

    Signature Type is a type foundry established by Professor Rostislav Vaněk, the former head of the Studio of Graphic Design and Visual Communication at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague.

    Posted by Filip Blazek on Dec 20, 2010

  • ATypI 2015 sponsors

    The Association Typographique Internationale thanks its sponsors and partners. Sponsoring the conference allows us to widen access for students and delegates from countries with lower per capita incomes.

    Posted by ATypI on Dec 20, 2010

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