Lectures

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 | 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 | 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.
LECTURES | 29 JUNE 2016

Watch our tour date from New York

The New York date of our tour last fall was recorded and has been posted online. The talk was originally presented by AIGA/NY on 30 September 2015 at the Parsons auditorium. Many thanks to them for making the video available. Link inside.
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EVENTS | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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
EVENTS | LECTURES | 28 AUGUST 2014

Miguel Reyes at Tipos Latinos 2014 in Bogotá

Commercial Type designer Miguel Reyes will be conducting a 2-day lettering workshop and giving a talk entitled "Tipos Comerciales" at the 2014 Tipos Latinos conference in Bogotá.
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Thursday, 28 August 2014, lecture 3:00pm; Workshop Sat–Sun, 30–31 Aug, 2:00–6:00pm

Museo de Artes Gráficas

Imprenta Nacional

Carrera 66, N.º 24-09

Bogotá, Colombia

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EVENTS | LECTURES | 28 JULY 2014

Webfonts are just fonts: lecture by Christian Schwartz at Type@Cooper

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.
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Monday, 28 July 2014, 6:30pm–8:30pm

The Cooper Union

Rose Auditorium

41 Cooper Square

New York, NY 10003

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Admission free.
EVENTS | LECTURES | 22 JULY 2014

Easy Lessoning #3: Louise Paradis + Christian Schwartz

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.
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Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 7:00–8:30pm

20 Jay Street, Suite M09

Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Free and open to the public
EVENTS | LECTURES | 8 JULY 2014

Guest lecture at SVA

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".
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Tuesday, 8 July 2014, 10am–Noon
Open to class participants only.