News from 2018

EVENTS | LECTURES | 9 JULY 2018

Type As Context in T Magazine: Lecture by Patrick Li, Berton Hasebe, and Christian Schwartz at Type@Cooper

Together with T creative director Patrick Li, Berton Hasebe and Christian Schwartz will chat about the typefaces created for the two most recent incarnations of the magazine. They will share the development of three specific typeface families and discuss typography's intrinsic role in enabling unique editorial voices.
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Monday, 9 July, 6:30-8:30pm

Rose Auditorium

Cooper Union

41 Cooper Sq

New York, NY

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Free to the public with advance registration
RELEASES | 12 JUNE 2018

New Release: Canela Text and Deck

To expand Canela’s range of usable sizes, Miguel Reyes has drawn two additional optical sizes: Canela Deck and Canela Text. Both families are designed to keep the elegance and beauty of the original display face while giving it the robustness it needs to work at smaller sizes.
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RELEASES | 1 MAY 2018

New Release: Schnyder, an Idiosyncratic Fashion Typeface

Schnyder was designed by Berton Hasebe and Christian Schwartz for the 2013 top-to-bottom redesign of T, the New York Times Style Magazine by creative director Patrick Li and his team. With three weights, four widths, and four optical sizes, Schnyder is a complete system for making beautiful, offbeat, and distinctive headline treatments.
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EVENTS | CONFERENCES | 21 APRIL 2018

Fontstand International Typography Conference

On April 21, 2018, Fontstand is organising a packed day of presentations and discussions in the Croatian capital of Zagreb. Paul Barnes will be speaking alongside Ilya Ruderman, Quentin Schmerber, Laura Meseguer, Catherine Dixon, and many other world-class type designers and typographers from around the world, discussing the creation and use of type in the 21st century. (The tickets are sold out)
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Saturday, 21 April, 9:00am–7:00pm

Oris, House of Architecture

Kralja Držislava 3

10000 Zagreb

Croatia

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Tickets €100
EVENTS | CONFERENCES | 23 MARCH 2018

Type Drives Culture

Christian Schwartz will be speaking on a panel about custom type design together with Mike Abbink of IBM, Boyoung Lee of Sephora, Matteo Bologna of Mucca Design, and Leland Maschmeyer of Chobani at Type Drives Culture, a one-day conference organized by the New York Type Directors Club.
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Friday, 23 March, 9:00am–7:30pm

SVA Theater

333 West 23rd Street

New York, NY 10011

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Tickets $90 for TDC members, $125 for non-members, $100 for student non-members
EVENTS | CONFERENCES | 22 MARCH 2018

“Type Type Type” at the Society for News Design workshop in New York

Christian Schwartz has assisted in organizing an afternoon of talks on type in news design at SND/NYC, featuring Tobias Frere-Jones, Francesco Franchi and Angelo Rinaldi of La Repubblica, Yara Khoury, and Peter Rentz & Derrick Schultz of the New York Times. This series of short talks and conversations will explore the macro and micro issues of typography in news.
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Thursday, 22 March, 12:30pm–5:00pm

Theresa Lang Student Center

The New School

55 West 13th Street

New York, NY 10011

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CUSTOM TYPEFACES, MAGAZINES, T | 18 FEBRUARY 2018

Kippenberger and Fact for T, the New York Times Style Magazine

Hanya Yanigahara is now editor in chief of T, the New York Times Style Magazine, leading creative director Patrick Li and his staff to reimagine the look of the magazine from front to back, once again enlisting Berton Hasebe and Christian Schwartz to create custom typefaces for the redesign: Kippenberger, an all-purpose sans; and Fact, a compact and utilitarian serif.
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CUSTOM TYPEFACES | 23 JANUARY 2018

Chobani Serif for Chobani

Founded in 2005 and first appearing on shelves in 2007, Greek yogurt maker Chobani rebranded and introduced all new packaging at the end of 2017. The rebrand was carried out by the company's internal design team; two key elements of the new identity are the new logotype, drawn by Berton Hasebe, and a new typeface drawn by Berton in collaboration with Christian Schwartz.
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