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...
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.
Christian Schwartz will reprise his lecture from last year's Ampersand conference, expanded to show some new projects and to reflect the fact that the world of webfonts continues to evolve at a rapid pace.
In the third installment of Roland Früh's Easy Lessoning residency (together with Ryan Waller and Other Means) in Brooklyn, Christian Schwartz will speak on Commercial Type's work with Vanity Fair and Louise Paradis will present her research and design around the TM Typografische Monatsblätter.
Christian Schwartz will give a guest lecture for the participants in a special summer residency program at the School of Visual Arts in New York called "Typography as Language: Design, History and Practice".
Christian will be speaking at « Lettres Modernes 2: voir, regarder, lire » at l'École supérieure d’arts & médias de Caen/Cherbourg in Caen, France. Organized by type designer and teacher Jean-Baptiste Levée, this symposium will center around the idea of how the coexistence of traditional and new media influences typography and its perception.
Christian will be conducting a 2-day workshop entitled "Iteration in Type Design: Taking a Typeface from a Good Idea to a Great Tool" at Gestalten Space in Berlin. Participants will spend the two days working on their own typeface in progress, with the main focus on evaluating the typeface and learning how to take it to completion. Participants must bring a laptop with font editing software ins...
Christian Schwartz will reprise his appearance from the Ampersand Conference earlier this summer in Brighton, joining some of the same speakers and some new faces at the first Ampersand to take place in New York City. Christian will close the day with a talk called "Webfonts are just fonts".
Together with Gerry Leonidas and Erik van Blokland, Christian Schwartz will be critiquing typefaces during an informal lunchtime session on the Saturday of the ATypI conference in Amsterdam. More information and signup will be available at the conference. Christian will also help to present the Prix Charles Peignot to this year's recipient during a ceremony on Sunday afternoon.
Christian Schwartz will be joining Erik Spiekermann, The Guardian's Andy Hume, The BBC's Kutlu Çanlıoğlu, & other luminaries on online typography at the 2013 Ampersand Conference in Brighton. Christian will end the day with a talk called "Webfonts are just fonts".