Past Events

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 | TOUR, LECTURES | 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 | TOUR, LECTURES | 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

EVENTS | LECTURES | 22 JULY 2015

Paul speaking at the Typography Summer School

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.
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Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 5pm

X Marks the Bökship / Matt’s Gallery

42–44 Copperfield Road

London E3 4RR 

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Open only to attendees of Typography Summer School.
EVENTS | CONFERENCES | 12 JUNE 2015

Typographics Conference

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. Christian Schwartz will be speaking on newspaper type on Saturday.
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Fri–Sat, 12–13 June 2015

Cooper Union

Great Hall

7 East 7th Street

New York, NY

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Conference entry $400 for professionals, $350 for educators, $250 for students. Some events free.
EVENTS | LECTURES | 6 MAY 2015

Paul speaking at the National Print Museum in Dublin

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 info@nationalprintmuseum.ie to reserve a place.
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Wednesday, 6 May 2015, 7–9pm

National Print Museum

Garrison Chapel

Beggars Bush Barracks

Haddington Road

Dublin 4

Ireland

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EVENTS | LECTURES | 29 APRIL 2015

Paul speaking at Northumbria University

Paul will be speaking at the School of Design at Northumbria University, together with the brilliant book cover designer David Pearson.
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Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 3pm

School of Design

Northumbria University, Newcastle

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Not open to the public.
EVENTS | CONFERENCES | 9 APRIL 2015

Christian Schwartz at the SND conference in Washington, DC

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. For more information, see the main conference site or this page with info in the special session.
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Thu–Sat, 9–11 April 2015

Type session at The Washington Post

1150 15th Street NW

Washington DC 20071

 

Main conference at The Newseum

555 Pennsylvania Ave NW

Washington DC 20001

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Conference registration required to attend the special session
EVENTS | LECTURES | 15 JANUARY 2015

Paul Barnes at Judges’s Night for the TDC

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.
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Thursday, 15 January 2015, 6:00–9:00pm

Theresa Lang Community and Student Center

Arnhold Hall

55 West 13th Street, room I202

New York City,  NY 10011

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EVENTS | WORKSHOPS | 19 DECEMBER 2014

Brush lettering workshop with Miguel Reyes in Oaxaca

Miguel will be giving a 2-day workshop on brush lettering as part of the Proyecta series of events being held between December and February to promote design and innovation in the state of Oaxaca in Mexico. Miguel's workshop will be free of charge but is limited to 15 participants. For more information or to sign up, see the Proyecta website or the page for the workshop. Commercial Type is happ...
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Fri–Sat, 19–20 December 2014, 9:00-15:00

Centro de Investigaciones Culturales y Expresiones Artísticas de Zaachila (CICEAZ)​ Zaachila, Oaxaca

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EVENTS | LECTURES | 11 NOVEMBER 2014

Redesigning Vanity Fair: Chris Dixon & Christian Schwartz at the New York TDC

Chris Dixon and Christian Schwartz will be speaking together at a TDC Salon, focusing on Chris's redesign of Vanity Fair and the typeface family that Christian and Paul designed for him.
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Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 6:30–8:30pm

Type Directors Club

347 West 36th Street, Suite 603

New York, NY 10018

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EVENTS | LECTURES | 16 OCTOBER 2014

Paul Barnes at “Les Didot et la typographie moderne (1782–1819)”

Paul will be one of the speakers at a symposium on Didot and Modern typefaces on 16–17 October 2014, organized by Sébas­tien Morli­ghem. The other speakers include James Mosley, François Rappo, and Loïc Sander.
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Thursday, 16 October 2014, lectures 10am–5pm

Minis­tère de la culture — DRAC Picardie

5 rue Henri Daussy

80000 Amiens

France

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EVENTS | LECTURES | 2 OCTOBER 2014

Paul Barnes speaking in Edinburgh

Paul will be speaking at an event held by LongLunch in Edinburgh, Scotland, where he will discuss Marr Sans, among many other things.
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Thursday, 2 October 2014, doors at 7pm, lecture starts at 7:30pm

Main Lecture Theatre

Edinburgh College of Art

Lauriston Place, Edinburgh

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Tickets £8 / £6 for students