Tuesday the 28th Jonathan Pierini will be talking about Italian type design, the Compulsive Bodoni project and some other works at the UdK, Berlin. If you are in town, come join the lecture and for a beer afterwards.
Funktioniert Schriftgestaltung heute? Beispiele aus Praxis und Lehre (Does type design work today? Examples from industry and education)
Through the middle of August, »ON–TYPE. Texte zur Typografie« (ON–TYPE. Texts on Typography) exhibition is running at Berlin’s bauhaus-Archiv. For the accompanying program, Bernard Stein and Florian Hardwig have organized a one-evening lecture series, which will focus on type design teaching methods. They have invited Martina Flor, Martin Wenzel and Dan Reynolds to speak on Wednesday, July 24. These speakers will present different aspects of current design practices from various art schools and design programs around the country. The event begins at 7 pm; there is an entrance fee of €6 (€3 for those eligible for a price-reduction). bauhaus-Archiv members and students may attend for free.
Fellow typographic comrade Alexei Vanyashin is visiting Berlin and offered to share with us his talk titled "Why do we (still) use Cyrillic?". As seen at the TypoLublin conference a few days ago, this impromptu talk will enlighten you about modern Cyrillic and it’s continuing importance.
SEGD will host events in four European capitals: Amsterdam, London, Berlin, and Lisbon.
In each city, SEGD is partnering with designers and national and local design organizations. Local guest speakers will present current projects while event co-chairs Alexandra Wood, Holmes Wood (London) and David Gibson, Two Twelve (New York) will introduce attendees to environmental graphic design, SEGD, the SEGD Design Awards, and current work in the field.
Guest speakers include: Helmut Ness of Fuenfwerken Design AG will show ‘TypeWalks through Berlin’. Dietmar Mühr and Oliver Mühr of PLEX will talk about ‘Spacial Branding: Designing Brand Spaces for Volkswagen’
Free entry | Register here
October 18, 2011
International Design Center Berlin
Hangar 3, Entrance B
Columbiadamm 10, 12101 Berlin
The presentations will be in English
More info from SEGD (English)
Fontblog’s announcement (German)