Letter from Birmingham

[Modified 4/14/2015 to acknowlege three missed presentations in the Saturday afternoon parallel session.] No, not from a Birmingham jail. From honest-to-goodness Birmingham, England, home of John Baskerville, noted city son [he even has a big building named after...

A smallish book exhibit in Dublin

Imagine a place in your city with a nifty sign like this, pointing to an honest-to-goodness museum where they display printing equipment. Add to that, they have some space where they can stage changing exhibits. No, to my knowledge, you would not be in any major...

SOTA Student Typography Contest

The Society of Typographic Aficionados has announced its sixth annual SOTA Catalyst Award. The award is targeted at young people who have created original work in type design, type history, or other areas related to typography. It recognizes a person 25 years of age...

Ewan Clayton talks in Birmingham March 12

Ewan Clayton, a calligrapher, former monk, erstwhile consultant to Xerox and Professor in design at the University of Sunderland, will be talking at 1800 (that’s 6 pm to us Americans) at Birmingham City University, P350 Lecture Theatre, Parkside Building, 5...