Past Events

EVENTS | WORKSHOPS | 2 DECEMBER 2017

Workshop with Miguel Reyes at Type@Cooper West

Miguel Reyes will be teaching an two-day introduction to sign painting at Type@Cooper West. This workshop will focus on the Casual Letter style, also known as single stroke or speed stroke, one of the most popular among sign painters today. No prior brush lettering experience is required. Handouts will be provided with the basic construction.
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Sat–Sun, 2–3 December 2017, 10:00am–5:00pm

Letterform Archive

1001 Mariposa St #304

San Francisco, CA 94107

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Tuition $420, plus material fee of $20
EVENTS | 19 APRIL 2017

Paul Barnes speaking at the SND conference in Charlotte

Paul will be speaking at the Society for News Design’s 2017 conference, Unite + Rebel. Paul’s talk will focus on our work for newspapers, and how type can help a publication’s distinctive voice make the leap from print to screen. Greg will also be giving a very short presentation, and we'll have an all new newsprint specimen for attendees.
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Wed–Fri, 19–21 April 2017

Sheraton Charlotte

555 South McDowell St, S Tower

Charlotte, NC 28204

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EVENTS | LECTURES | 21 MARCH 2017

Chiswick: A Vernacular Typeface
Lecture by Paul Barnes at Type@Cooper

As part of the Herb Lubalin Lecture Series for Type@Cooper in New York, Paul will speak in depth on the ideas, research, and process that went into the development of Chiswick.
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Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 6:30–8:30pm

Rose Auditorium

41 Cooper Square 

New York, NY 10003

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Free to the public with advance registration
EVENTS | APPEARANCES | 10 MARCH 2017

Type Over Time: A Celebration of 70 Years of the TDC

The New York Type Directors Club is celebrating its 70th anniversary with a day of lectures and discussions with such luminaries as Ed Benguiat, Louise Fili, and Erik Spiekermann. Our very own Greg Gazdowicz will be on a panel together with Elizabeth Carey Smith, Zipeng Zhu, and Jessica Svendsen, hosted by the famous Debbie Millman.
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Friday, 10 March 2017, 9am–7:30pm

School of Visual Arts Theatre

333 West 23rd Street

New York, NY

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EVENTS | LECTURES, TOUR | 7 NOVEMBER 2016

Miguel Reyes on tour in South America

Miguel will be in tour in South America in November, giving workshops and lectures in Colombia, Peru, and Argentina. He will also speak at the Biennial de Tipos Latinos in Santiago de Chile. More details inside.
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Mon–Wed, 7–23 November 2016

7 Nov: Cali, Colombia (Workshop)

9 Nov: Bogotá, Colombia (Lecture)

10 Nov: Lima, Peru (Lecture)

15–18 Nov: Santiago, Chile (Biennial de Tipos Latinos)

23 Nov: Mar del Plata, Argentina (Lecture)

25 Nov: Buenos Aires, Argentina (Lecture)

EVENTS | LECTURES | 7 NOVEMBER 2016

Christian Schwartz speaking in Seoul

Christian will be speaking at an evening of lectures and a roundtable discussion in Seoul, together with type designers Noël Leu from Grilli Type and Yongje Lee from Hiut Type School.
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Monday, 7 November 2016, 7:20–10:00pm

DMC 첨단산업센터

330 Seongam-ro, Mapo-gu

Seoul, South Korea

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Tickets W30,000 for general public, W15,000 for students, W10,000 for Hiut Type School students
EVENTS | LECTURES | 25 OCTOBER 2016

Talk at Paperless Post

Greg Gazdowicz, Miguel Reyes, and Christian Schwartz will be speaking as part of the series of design talks at Paperless Post.
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Tuesday, 25 October 2016, 6pm

Paperless Post

115 Broadway, 11th Floor

New York, NY

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Admission free, but RSVP is mandatory.
EVENTS | CONFERENCES | 30 SEPTEMBER 2016

Miguel Reyes speaking at Tipografía México

Miguel will be giving a lecture entitiled “Tipografía para Revistas Contemporáneas” (Type design for contemporary publications) on the first day of Tipografía México, a 2-day conference at CENTRO in Mexico City.
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30 September–1 October 2016, 9am–9pm

CENTRO, DISEÑO, CINE, Y TELEVISIÓN

Av Constituyentes 455, América

11820 Ciudad de México, D.F.

Mexico

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$800.00 MXN for students, $1,000.00 MXN for professionals
EVENTS | 28 SEPTEMBER 2016

Brush lettering workshop with Miguel Reyes in Mexico City

Miguel will be teaching a workshop on supermarket-style and casual brush lettering at the Spanish Cultural Center in Mexico City. 
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Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 10am–7pm

Centro Cultura de España

República de Guatemala 18, Centro,

06010 Ciudad de México, D.F.

México

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EVENTS | 28 APRIL 2016

Christian speaking at CalArts

Christian will be speaking at the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, CA on April 28.
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Thursday, 28 April 2016, 4:30pm

California Institute of the Arts

24700 McBean Parkway

Valencia, CA

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Open to the public
EVENTS | 16 APRIL 2016

Christian speaking in Mexico City

Christian will be giving a talk entitiled "Type as voice, type as culture" in Mexico City at Centro de diseño, cine y televisión. He will also spend the week with the students in the postgraduate type design program, following up on Miguel's time with them last fall.
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Saturday, 16 April 2016, 15:45

Centro de diseño, cine y televisión

Av. Constituyentes 455, Ciudad de México

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Open to the public with advance registration.
EVENTS | LECTURES, TOUR | 11 MARCH 2016

Christian speaking in Montréal

Christian will be speaking in Montréal on Friday 11 March, at an event hosted by Concordia University.
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Friday, 11 March 2016, Doors open at 5:30

Concordia University

1515 St. Catherine St. West

EV 6.720 (6th floor, enter from the garage door)

Montreal, Quebec H3G 2W1

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EVENTS | 8 MARCH 2016

Type Tuesday at St Bride Library

Paul will be MCing Eye Magazine's next Type Tuesday event at St Bride Library.
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Tuesday, 8 March 2016

St Bride Library

14 Bride Lane

London EC4Y 8EQ

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19:00 to 22:00
EVENTS | 24 FEBRUARY 2016

Coralie Bickford-Smith & Paul Barnes speaking in Reading

Paul will appear in conversation with author Coralie Bickford-Smith in celebration of Reading 2016 Year of Culture. The event will be MCed by Eric Kindel.
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Wednesday, 24 February 2016, beginning at 19:30

Waterstones Reading - Broad Street

United Reform Building

89a Broad Street

Reading, RG1 2AP

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EVENTS | WORKSHOPS | 30 NOVEMBER 2015

Workshop and Lecture by Greg Gazdowicz at Cranbrook

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.
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30 November–2 December 2015

Cranbrook Academy of Art

39221 Woodward Avenue

Bloomfield Hills, MI

48303-0801

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Only open to students in the 2D Design Department.
EVENTS | CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS | 30 OCTOBER 2015

Christian Schwartz speaking at BITS MMXV in Bangkok

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.
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30 October–1 November 2015

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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EVENTS | LECTURES | 28 OCTOBER 2015

Christian Schwartz in Singapore for LetterLove #1

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.
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Wednesday, 28 October 2015, 7:30pm

Matrix Auditorium, Biopolis

(Matrix Building, Level 2)

Singapore

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Tickets $28 (Standard), $18 (Student). Early Bird Standard tickets $25 before 1 October. Prices are in Singapore dollars.
EVENTS | 1 OCTOBER 2015

Miguel Reyes lecture in Mexico City

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.
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Thursday, 1 October 2015, 4pm

CENTRO. Diseño, cine y televisión

Avenida Constituyentes 455

América, Miguel Hidalgo. México DF

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EVENTS | CONFERENCES | 19 SEPTEMBER 2015

Christian Schwartz speaking at Serebro Nabora in Moscow

Christian Schwartz will be taking a brief side trip during the North American tour to speak at Serebro Nabora, a type conference in Moscow.
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Sat–Sun, 19–20 September 2015

Central House of Architects

Moscow, Granatny pereulok, 7 bld. 1

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EVENTS | LECTURES, TOUR | 1 SEPTEMBER 2015

2015 North American Tour

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.
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1 September–23 October 2015

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 Akron SOLD OUT

13 Tuesday Philadelphia

16 Friday Nashville

20 Tuesday Raleigh Will be rescheduled

21 Wednesday Richmond

22 Thursday Baltimore

23 Friday Washington, DC