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.
Few photos from the current exhibition in Paris “La typo dans tous ses états (Typography in all its forms)” have been posted. Its a collective exhibition of typographers, graphic designers and photographers, in partnership with Imprimerie nationale’s “Atelier du Livre d’art et de l’Estampe” and Graphê magazine.