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TypeCon 2018 Conference Trip Report

[ The Call for Papers is out for TypeCon 2019, 28 August–1 September 2019, in Minneapolis, MN. Submission deadline has been extended to Saturday, 16 March 2019, 11:59pm EST. Read the Submission Guidelines [PDF] for useful tips. ] The 20th anniversary TypeCon (@typecon / … Continue reading

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TypeCon 2017 Conference Trip Report

TypeCon (@typecon / @typesociety) was held in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 23–27 August 2017 at the Boston Park Plaza hotel. I believe attendance was around 400. Unexpected connections and overlap: Bob Colby, who founded TypeCon, attended. He’s from the Boston area. I kept thinking … Continue reading

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Font Aid VII: The Philippines — the sun glyph I submitted

In November 2013, the Society of Typographic Aficionados (@typesociety) organized Font Aid VII: The Philippines. This project will produce a symbol typeface of images based on the eight-rayed sun of the Philippine flag, submitted by type designers from around the world. Sales of … Continue reading

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Font Aid VI: Aster Affects — the asterisk glyph I submitted

The Society of Typographic Aficionados (@typesociety) is organizing Font Aid VI: Aster Affects.  They’re looking for submissions (deadline: Saturday, 17 November 2012) of a single asterisk glyph.  This project will produce a symbol typeface of asterisks, submitted by type designers from … Continue reading

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