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Getting ready for ATypI 2014 Barcelona

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.

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Hans Eduard Meier

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.

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Hebrew Type Design Research

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.

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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.

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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.

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Letterpress poster show opens for entries

Letterpress poster show opens for entries

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

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365typo annual book is out now!

365typo annual book is out now!

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

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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

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6th ICTVC

6th ICTVC

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

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ANRT, a post-master’s research programme

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.

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Argentina font for national identity

Argentina font for national identity

Darío Muhafara honoured

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ATypI appoints new Executive Director

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

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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.

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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.

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Letterpress in Berlin, Barcelona!

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!

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Lettres modernes

Lettres modernes

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

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

Information on DVD pre ordering Making Faces DVD

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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.

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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.

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Museu del Disseny Barcelona

Museu del Disseny Barcelona

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

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Opening Keynote: Graphic design and typography for social change

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.

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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.

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Rosetta multi-script type foundry announced

Rosetta multi-script type foundry announced

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

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Salon du Livre 2014

Salon du Livre 2014

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

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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.

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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.

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The Doves Type™ reborn.

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.

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The magic of type design

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’).

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Tipos Latinos Argentina (activities at Santa Fe)

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.

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 Two typography lectures in Barcelona

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.

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Type Classification SIG launched

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

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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.

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Typography as a university study: some further thoughts

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.

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Typosium IX – Crossing Borders/Grenze(n)loos

Typosium IX – Crossing Borders/Grenze(n)loos

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Bau Design College of Barcelona

Bau Design College of Barcelona

Another venue of ATypI 2014 Barcelona

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Bauertypes Bronze Sponsor

Bauertypes Bronze Sponsor

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

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Book design for children's reading

Book design for children's reading

A new book by Sue Walker

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Expert class Type design 2014 exhibition

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.

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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.

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Font Aid VIII: a call for action

Font Aid VIII: a call for action

A collaborative typeface for Nepalese Earthquake relief

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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)

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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.

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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?

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Users call on Adobe to fix type user interfaces

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.

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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.

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Vladimir Yefimov: The 40th Day

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.

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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.

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Winning type designs in Granshan 2011

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

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ATypI São Paulo 2015 – Call For Presentations is closed

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.

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$50 off Typographics

$50 off Typographics

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

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ATypI 2015 reminder - Early-bird rate expires September 2

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Announcement: Executive Director position

Executive Director of the Association Typographique Internationale

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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.

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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.

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ATypI announces its 2016 destination

ATypI announces its 2016 destination

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

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