Past Events

EVENTS | 6 NOVEMBER 2019

Lettering workshop with Miguel Reyes at Tipografía México: Herencia/Heritage

Miguel will give a lettering workshop at this year’s Tipografía México conference in Monterrey. Speakers include Jassiel Rivera, Gonzalo García, Ricardo González, and David Jonathan Ross. Workshops will also be given by Sindy Ethel and Armando Pineda.
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Wed–Fri, 6–8 November

Universidad de Monterrey

Av. Ignacio Morones Prieto 4500 Pte.

Monterrey, N.L 66238

Mexico

EVENTS | PANEL DISCUSSIONS, LECTURES | 25 OCTOBER 2019

Paul in New England

Paul will be part of a panel discussion hosted by the Providence Public Library and will give a lecture in Boston hosted by the local AIGA chapter.
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Fri–Tue, 25–29 October, Both events begin at 7pm

PROVIDENCE

Friday, 25 October

The Pavilion at Grace Church

300 Westminster St

Providence, RI 02903

 

BOSTON

Tuesday, 29 October

Lesley University Amphitheater

UHall Room 2-1501

815 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02140

EVENTS | CONFERENCES | 10 OCTOBER 2019

Greg Gazdowicz speaking at BITS9 in Chaing Mai, Thailand

Greg will give a talk entitiled “Ahistoric Reading” at this year’s BITS conference in Chiang Mai. This talk will be in depth look at his process of designing Roboto Serif for Google, a typeface that ignores historical precedents for how native screen typefaces should look by ignoring atmosphere and focusing purely on making a comfortable  reading experience on screen.
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Thu–Sat, 10–12 October

Le Méridien Chiang Mai

108 Changklan Rd

Chang Khlan Sub-district

Amphur Muang

Chiang Mai 50100

Thailand

EVENTS | PARTY | 11 JULY 2019

Commercial Classics launch party

Please join Commercial Type to celebrate the launch of Commercial Classics with type specimens, drinks, posters, a silent auction to benefit the St Bride Foundation, and a preview of an upcoming collaboration between Commercial Type and clothing label Dahsar. The party is co-hosted by Commercial Studio and Dahsar.
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Thursday, 11 July, 6:00–9:00pm

579 Broadway

New York, NY 10012

Advance RSVP necessary
EVENTS | PANEL DISCUSSION | 10 JULY 2019

Panel discussion on Historical Type in Contemporary Design

“Historical Type in Contemporary Design”, a panel discussion with Paul Barnes, Tobias Frere-Jones, Shira Inbar, and Elizabeth Carey Smith. Moderated by Angela Riechers. Admission is free. Hosted by the Parsons School of Design.
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Wednesday, 10 July, 7:00–8:30pm

Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Auditorium

Parsons School of Design Sheila C. Johnson Design Center

66 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10011

Admission is free.
EVENTS | LECTURES | 8 JULY 2019

The Past is the Present

Lecture by Paul Barnes followed by Q&A with Greg Gazdowicz, Tim Ripper & Christian Schwartz. This talk is part of the Lubalin Lecture Series hosted by Type@Cooper at The Cooper Union. Admission is free.
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Monday, 8 July, 6:30–8:30pm

Rose Auditorium at The Cooper Union

41 Cooper Square

New York, NY 10003

Admission is free.
EVENTS | LECTURES | 11 APRIL 2019

Variations on a Theme: Miguel Reyes at the TDC in New York

Type designer Miguel Reyes of Commercial Type will discuss the ideas and process behind Ayer, a new condensed display family originally drawn for W, a large-format glossy fashion magazine.
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Thursday, 11 April, 6:30–8:30pm

Type Directors Club

347 W 36th St Suite 603

New York, NY 10018

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TDC Members $5, Non-Members $30
EVENTS | PANEL DISCUSSIONS | 11 OCTOBER 2018

Paul speaking at VOX POP London

Paul will be speaking at “Typographic Voices: Empowerment”, the third installment of VOX POP London, a series of panels organized by the Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography at ArtCenter College of Design, together with Mike Abbink, Dr. Nadine Chahine, and Ty Drake. The panelists will examine how typography influences the impact of news across all media.
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Thursday, 11 October 2018, 6–9:30pm

St. Bride Foundation

14 St. Bride Lane

London, EC4Y 8EQ

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Tickets £30. 6pm reception, 6:30–8:30pm presentation, followed by cheese & wine.
EVENTS | LECTURES, WORKSHOPS | 6 OCTOBER 2018

Miguel Reyes at BITS on the Beach

Miguel Reyes will be speaking and giving a workshop on casual brush lettering at the 8th edition of BITS, which will take place on the beach in Hua Hin instead of Bangkok this year.
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Sat–Sun, 6–7 October 2018, 10am–8pm

InterContinental Hua Hin Resort

33/33 Petchkasem Road, Hua Hin

Prachuap Khiri Khan

77110 Thailand

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Tickets $200 for full 2-day program.
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 2018, 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
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 2018, 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 2018, 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 2018, 12:30pm–5:00pm

Theresa Lang Student Center

The New School

55 West 13th Street

New York, NY 10011

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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 | 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 | TOUR, LECTURES | 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 | 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.