Serif on the Rock vol II

The first part of Serif on the Rock, a  list of typographic events was getting too long to be useful, so I  have decided to start a new post. September, October, November and December will be included in this second part of Serif on the Rock (Or how to drink throughout the year enjoying typographical events.)

september

CraftingType

Screen Shot 2013-09-16 at 13.15.53When: 19, 20, 21 Sept
Where: Seattle, USA
Language: English
Price: 650$ professional, 300$ student
https://www.tug.org/craftingtype/register-2013-09-seattle.html
http://craftingtype.com/
“Crafting Type are concentrated workshops that teach absolute beginners how to create a typeface. You will be ushered through the entire type design process: from sketching secrets to digital drawing techniques to OpenType coding and more.” Teachers in Seattle: Thomas Phinney, Vern Adams, Eben Sorkin, John Hudson

 

Stories from the Fold. A mini conference on book design

When: 25 Sept
Where: St Bride, London
Language: English
Price: £25.00
http://stbride.org/events
“Join the St Bride Foundation for an evening celebrating the design of the book. From cover design to text design, children’s books to academic publishing, digital and beyond. Ten contemporary practitioners will share their thoughts, experiences and ideas on the subject.”

 

AGI Open London

AGIWhen: 26-27 September 2013
Where: Barbican Centre, London
Language: English
Price: –
http://agi-open.com/

So speakers include: Peter Saville, Henrik Kubel, Stefan Sagmeister, Marion Deuchars, Pablo Martín, Irma Boom, Michael Bierut, Nick Bell, Astrid Stavro, Paula Scher, Nick Bell, Adrian Shaughnessy…

IV Encontro de Tipografia

encontroWhen: 26–29 September
Where: Castelo Branco, Portugal
Language: English/Portuguese
Price:  from 15 euros students, to 120 for general public
http://et.ipcb.pt/en/

Fourth edition of the Encontro, each edition in a different city. Confirmed speakers: Ricardo Rousselout, Daniel Rodríguez, Bruno Maag… A mix of keynotes, communications, posters panels… and Portugal!

 

october

CraftingType

Screen Shot 2013-09-16 at 13.15.53When: 4-5-6 October
Where: Dublin, Ireland
Language: English
Price: $390 professional, $260 student
https://www.tug.org/craftingtype/register-2013-10-dublin.htmll
http://craftingtype.com/
“Crafting Type are concentrated workshops that teach absolute beginners how to create a typeface. You will be ushered through the entire type design process: from sketching secrets to digital drawing techniques to OpenType coding and more.” Teachers in Dublin: Thomas Phinney, Dave Crossland, Aoife Mooney

 

ATypI

atypiWhen: 9-13 October 2013
Where: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Language: English
Price: tbc
http://www.atypi.org/atypi-amsterdam-2013/

ATypI (Association Typographique Internationale) is the premier worldwide organisation dedicated to type and typography, and the annual conference is “the conference” of the year. It is a lot of money, but the content, the quality of the talks made it worth it. Five days of interesting talks. And I will be there!

Baskerville’s Birmingham Guided Tour

When: 11 Oct
Where: The Typographic Hub, Birmingham Institute of Art and Design
Language: English
Price: Members £5:  Non Members £10
http://www.typographichub.org/diary/entry/baskerville-society-event-baskervilles-birmingham-guided-tour
“Birmingham tour guide Ben Waddington leads this ninety minute walk around the city, visiting locations and artefacts associated with Baskerville’s life and work, including a visit to the catacombs in the Jewellery Quarter where his remains are buried.”

Simon Loxley. Frederic Warde: the Gatsby of Type

When: 22 Oct
Where: St Bride, London
Language: English
Price: £5.00
http://stbride.org/events

Simon Loxley is a freelance graphic designer and writer. He is the author of Type: the secret history of letters (2004) and Printer’s Devil: the life and work of Frederic Warde (2013). He has contributed to numerous publications including BaselineParenthesisDesign WeekPrinting Historyand the Grolier Gazette, and is the editor of the St Bride Library journal,Ultrabold.”

november

Ampersand. The web typography conference

ampersandWhen: 2 Nove 2013
Where: New York, USA
Language: English
Price: $249.00 until 1st March, later $329.
http://2013.ampersandconf.com/

One of the few type events where web is the main role. A lot to learn about software, webfonts and other stuff. This is the  North American edition, there is one in the summer held in Brighton.

 

‘Making Faces: Metal Type in the 21st Century’ a documentary film

When: 5 Nov
Where: St Bride, London
Language: English
Price: £10.00
http://stbride.org/events

“Join Richard Kegler and St Bride Foundation for a screening of Making Faces, a documentary film that charts the making of RTF Stern, a type design that became the first-ever simultaneous release of a digital font and hand-set metal font.”

 

Wayzgoose 2013

When: 8-9-10 Nov
Where: Hamilton Wood Type, USA
Language: English
Price: 200$
http://woodtype.org/visit/wayzgoose2013
Letterpress and conferences in  Hamilton Wood  Museum. Full already, but there is a waiting list. Featured speakers include: Featured Speakers Ken Barber, Dafi Kühne and Judith Poirier, Catherine DixonAllan Haley and Erik Spiekermann.

 

CraftingType

Screen Shot 2013-09-16 at 13.15.53When: 15-16-17 November
Where: Chicago, USA
Language: English
Price: $500  professional, $250 student
https://www.tug.org/craftingtype/register-2013-11-chicago.html
http://craftingtype.com/
“Crafting Type are concentrated workshops that teach absolute beginners how to create a typeface. You will be ushered through the entire type design process: from sketching secrets to digital drawing techniques to OpenType coding and more.” Teachers in Dublin: Eben Sorkin,  Octavio Pardo, Dave Crossland, Aoife Mooney

 

Ghost Signs. Sam Roberts

When: 20 Nov
Where: St Bride, London
Language: English
Price: £10.00
http://stbride.org/events

“Sam Roberts is a photographer, writer and researcher with a passion for hand-painted signs. In 2010 he launched the History of Advertising Trust Ghostsigns Archive, a national photographic record of fading advertising painted on walls, a.k.a. Ghostsigns. Two years in Cambodia followed, resulting in the publication of his first book, Hand-Painted Signs of Kratie, about the county’s characteristic street signage.”

CraftingType

Screen Shot 2013-09-16 at 13.15.53When: 22-23-24  November
Where: Boston, USA
Language: English
Price: $500  professional, $300 student
https://www.tug.org/craftingtype/register-2013-11-boston.html
http://craftingtype.com/
“Crafting Type are concentrated workshops that teach absolute beginners how to create a typeface. You will be ushered through the entire type design process: from sketching secrets to digital drawing techniques to OpenType coding and more.” Teachers in Dublin: Eben Sorkin,  Octavio Pardo, Dave Crossland, Aoife Mooney