The Beatrice Warde memorial lecture, "You Can't Repeat the Past", makes its first outing in mainland Europe at the KABK in the Hague, the Netherlands. Paul Barnes will be showing how his work relates to the past, and will be showing rarely seen images of the Caslon foundry, sans serifs from 1806, mono line letters from the 18th century and much, much more.
Christian Schwartz will be teaching a workshop entitiled "Diseño de tipografía: de la calle al estudio" ("Type design: from the street to the studio") in Mexico City, hosted by Grupo Horma. He will also deliver a lecture at a one-day conference on typography, alongside speakers including David Kimura and Marina Garone.
Paul will be speaking at TYPO London 2012, which has the theme "Social". Although this is just two days after his lecture at St Bride, he promises to deliver a completely different talk.
Paul Barnes will be giving the annual Beatrice Warde Lecture at the St Bride Foundation in London. Entitled "You can't repeat the past", Paul's lecture will address how important the past has been in his work, how it has influenced many of his designs and what we can learn from it in making contemporary typefaces.
Christian Schwartz will be lecturing on type design at Dasein Academy of Art in Kuala Lumpur on the afternoon of October 17, hosted by TypoKaki.
Paul Barnes will be speaking at Kyoorius Designyatra 2012 in Goa, India. The theme of this year's conference is "The Divide".
Eye magazine and the St Bride foundation are hosting an informal evening of graphic designers talking about their favorite objects from the vast collections at St Bride. The panel is made up of Sara De Bondt, Violetta Boxill, Simon Esterson, Alan Powers, Mark Thomson, and our own Paul Barnes.
Christian Schwartz will be delivering two lectures on type design for publications at MagNet 2012, an annual conference in Toronto held by Magazines Canada.
On Tuesday 29 May at 7pm, Paul Barnes will be signing copies of newly published Marian, une collection de revivals at the office of Ypsilon Éditeur.