This year the Printemps de la Typo celebrates the 20th anniversary of the DSAA Typographic Design course from école Estienne. Among the invited speakers, Typofonderie team member Mathieu Réguer will talk about his collaboration with Atelier Muesli.
Presenting 50 years of type design was not an easy task. Albert Boton’s career was indeed long and very prolific. He was born in 1932 in Paris. His father was a carpenter so he grew up in the smell of glue and wood chips. Nothing predisposed him to become a type designer and yet that’s when he joined his father’s workshop that he discover type design.
The theme of the third Portuguese conference about typography aptly named III Typography Meeting, focusing this year on Convergences. This new edition of III Encontro de Tipografia will take place on 5 and 6 October 2012, at the Biblioteca Municipal Almeida Garrett, Porto, Portugal.
Typocamp is the result of a joint initiative of the Foundry (Digital Agency of Île-de-France), Silicon Xperience and Graffr, within the Futur en Seine festival. It is a type manifestation of a new kind posing as challenge of creating and staging typography in 48 hours in the fields of print, web and animation. We have also noted the presence as a type design team from the Velvetyne type foundry. The first edition took place on 22, 23 and 24 June at the Cantine.
On Sunday 15 April 2012, Jean François Porchez is invited by the ECV design school for a lecture at the Lille Art Fair. This lecture is in connection to the TDC 57 exhibit presented at Lille Art Fair, France.