TypeCon2013 - Portland

TypeCon2013: Portland

TypeCon2013, an annual conference presented by the non-profit Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA), will take place August 21-25 at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower.

Presentations and workshops will explore topics such as: the sound of typefaces; hand-lettering techniques; typeface hinting as design; moving from phototype to letterpress; the current state of web typography; open source font development; accessibility and legibility; the affects of culture on typography; why metal type still matters; vintage record label design; responsive design using the golden ratio; the evolution of font licensing; resurrecting the type from the IBM 1403 printer; and the roots of ornament.

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