Greg will be at the prestigious Cranbrook Academy of Art, giving a lecture on his work and teaching a two-day introductory workshop on type design, focusing on sketching and quickly generating ideas.
Christian Schwartz will be speaking at this year's Bankgok International Typographic Symposium (BITS), the biggest international type conference in Asia. He will also be conducting a special workshop the day before. Please visit the conference site for more details.
Christian will be speaking at the inaugural LetterLove, a brand new quarterly series of talks aimed to build awareness of typography and type design education in Singapore and the region, organized by our friends Mark & Sarah de Winne of Relay Room.
As part of the new postgraduate program called “Type Innovation” at CENTRO, Diseño, cine y televisión in Mexico City, Miguel Reyes will be teaching the introductory course on Letter Design. In advance of the first class, Miguel will give a public lecture on his work with Commercial Type.
Christian Schwartz will be taking a brief side trip during the North American tour to speak at Serebro Nabora, a type conference in Moscow.
Paul and Christian will be giving a series of 20 lectures across North America in September and October, starting in Vancouver and ending in Washington DC. More info inside.
Typography Summer School is a meeting place for graduates of graphic design, wanting to bridge the gap between student and professional and learn more about typography. The school brings together leading practitioners and participants to study, exchange ideas, and investigate the discipline.
Typographics is a 10-day design festival devoted to contemporary typography, with talks, workshops, and tours focusing on where typography is today and where its future may lie. It will be held at Cooper Union in New York City as a combined effort of Type@Cooper and the Herb Lubalin Study Center, with a big helping hand from Roger Black. Christian Schwartz will be speaking on newspaper type on Saturday morning, alongside such luminaries as Alex Trochut, Barbara Glauber, Juan Carlos Pagan, and Erik van Blokland. Commercial Type is proud to be a sponsor of what is sure to be a great event.
Paul will be speaking in Dublin. The event has been organized by the National Print Museum in conjunction with Typography Ireland. Tickets are limited, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a place.
Paul will be speaking at the School of Design at Northumbria University, together with the brilliant book cover designer David Pearson.
Christian Schwartz will be speaking on designing type for newspapers at a special session on type and typography at the Society for News Design conference in Washington, DC.
Paul Barnes will be one of the judges for this year's TDC Typeface Design Competition, and will also speak alongside Garson Yu at the Judges' Night.