2015 North American Tour

TOUR, LECTURES | 1 SEPTEMBER 2015
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Paul and Christian will be giving a series of lectures across North America in September and October, starting in Vancouver and ending in Washington DC. A list of confirmed dates is below:

 

September

1 Tuesday Vancouver SOLD OUT

3 Thursday Seattle

8 Tuesday Chicago SOLD OUT

10 Thursday Salt Lake City

12 Saturday Minneapolis

16 Wednesday Dallas

20 Sunday St Louis

21 Monday San Francisco SOLD OUT

23 Wednesday Austin SOLD OUT

24 Thursday Houston

28 Monday Baton Rouge

30 Wednesday New York SOLD OUT

 

October

1 Thursday Pittsburgh

8 Thursday Cleveland SOLD OUT

13 Tuesday Philadelphia

16 Friday Nashville

20 Tuesday Raleigh CANCELLED

21 Wednesday Richmond

22 Thursday Baltimore

23 Friday Washington, DC

 

These talks are being organized in conjunction with the local AIGA chapters in each city, except Vancouver (organized with Type Brigade), Chicago (organized with Society of Typographic Arts), and Baton Rouge (organized with American Advertising Federation Baton Rouge). We'll post links for tickets and more information as they come in.

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VANCOUVER:

This Type Brigade Special is sponsored by CodeCore, who is kindly sharing their space for the event.

142 W Hastings St.

Vancouver, BC

Lecture begins at 7pm

Tickets are sold out.

 

SEATTLE:

School of Visual Concepts

2300 7th Ave. Suite B

Seattle, WA 98121

Lecture begins at 6:30pm

Tickets can be purchased here.

 

CHICAGO:

VSA Partners

600 West Chicago Avenue

Chicago, IL 60654

Lecture begins at 6:30pm

Tickets are sold out.

 

SALT LAKE CITY:

UMOCA (Utah Museum of Contemporary Art)

20 S West Temple

Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Lecture begins at 7pm

Tickets can be purchased here.

 

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL:

Concordia University, St. Paul

Rooms 214/215

1282 Concordia Ave

St. Paul, MN 55104

Lecture begins at 3:00pm

Tickets can be purchased here.

 

DALLAS:

Dallas Entrepreneur Center

311 N Market St #200

Dallas, TX 75202

Reception at 6:30pm, lecture begins at 7:00pm

Tickets can be purchased here.

 

ST LOUIS:

The Stage at KDHX

3524 Washington Ave.

St. Louis, MO 63103

Lecture begins at 2pm

RSVP here.

 

SAN FRANCISCO:

130 Sutter St

Suite 600

San Francisco, California

Lecture begins at 6:30pm

Tickets can be purchased here.

 

AUSTIN:

Venue change: Bakery Interactive

507 Calles St, Suite 107

Austin, TX 78702

Lecture begins at 6:30pm

Tickets are sold out.

 

HOUSTON:

Houston Zoo

Brown Education Center

6200 Hermann Park Drive

Houston, TX 77030

Register at the Houston Design Week site.

 

BATON ROUGE:

Lamar Advertising Company

5321 Corporate Blvd.

Baton Rouge, LA 70808 

Lecture begins at 6:00pm

Tickets can be purchased here.

 

NEW YORK:

Parsons Auditorium

66 West 12th Street

New York, NY 10016

Doors open at 6:30pm, lecture begins at 7:00pm

Tickets can be purchased here.

 

PITTSBURGH:

Carnegie Mellon University

Doherty Hall

5000 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Doors open at 6:30pm, lecture begins at 7:00pm 

Free registration here.

 

CLEVELAND:

University of Akron Folk Hall Auditorium

150 E. Exchange St.

Akron, OH 44325

Doors open at 7:00pm

Members register here. Non-members register here.

 

PHILADELPHIA:

McNeil Science and Technology Center (STC)

University of the Sciences

Philadelphia, PA 19104

Lecture begins at 6:00pm

Tickets can be purchased here.

 

NASHVILLE:

The Theater at Watkins College of Art

2298 Rosa L Parks Blvd

Nashville, TN 37228

Doors at 6pm, lecture begins at 6:30pm

Tickets can be purchased here.

If you are registered for AIGA Nashville’s Think Tank on Saturday Oct 17, admission to the talk is included.

 

RALEIGH:

Our talk in Raleigh has been cancelled for reasons beyond our control. This talk will be rescheduled for early 2016.

 

RICHMOND:

Bowe Street Deck

609 Bowe Street

Richmond, VA 23220

Doors open at 6:00pm

Tickets can be reserved here.

 

BALTIMORE:

MICA Fred Lazarus IV Center

131 W North Ave

Baltimore, MD 21201

Doors open at 6:30, lecture begins at 7:00pm

This event is part of Baltimore Design Week. More info here.

AIGA members register here. Non-members register here.

Win free tickets by entering AIGA Baltimore’s Glyphy competition, which will be judged by Christian & Greg. More info here.

 

WASHINGTON, DC:

LivingSocial

1445 New York Ave, NW

Washington DC 20005

Doors open at 6:30, lecture begins at 7:00pm

This event is part of DC Design Week. More info here.

Register here starting October 7.

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A brand new specimen book will be given to all attendees at the talks. The specimen was produced by Jack Curry, directed by Paul, and the cover was designed by Project Projects. The 112 pages show our entire library, including some upcoming releases.

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Project Projects designed the press sheet for the covers to also function as a poster, which is extremely hard to photograph. The flourescent ink has to be seen in person to be fully appreciated!

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EVENTS | WORKSHOPS, CONFERENCES | 30 OCTOBER 2015

Christian Schwartz speaking at BITS MMXV in Bangkok

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Workshop at Thailand Creative & Design Center

622 Emporium Tower 24th Fl.,

Sukhumvit 24 Rd.

Klongton, Klongtoey

Bangkok 10110

 

Conference at Bangkok Art and Culture Centre

939 Rama 1 Rd

Pathum Wan

Bangkok 10330

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Central House of Architects

Moscow, Granatny pereulok, 7 bld. 1

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