Time certainly flies! Our friends at TypeThursday San Francisco celebrate their first birthday on September 21 and we are looking forward to raising a glass to them — quite literally as they’ll have champagne on Thursday night.
Additionally, there will be cake (of course) and a custom letterpress poster to commemorate the occasion. Reserve your spot on the Eventbrite page if you’d like to join the celebration!
“After our first full year, I am delighted by the continued enthusiasm, support, and participation TypeThursdaySF receives from the community here,” says Delve Withrington, SF Chapter Lead. “Attendees have related to me that now they cannot imagine what …Read post
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Maybe vowels are a little ovrrtd. But even minimalist language requires type.
In fact, it might be even more crucial, especially for sites like these two where words are fairly sparse. And while both went in a similar typographic direction, subtle differences have a huge impact on what, in both cases, ends up being a successful design.
Web design studio Mixd uses classic geometric sans Brandon Grotesque beautifully, with generous spacing that makes each letter shine. Chaparral is a lovely choice for a companion typeface, and also works well with plenty of breathing room — appearing deliberate without any sense of heaviness.
After Aaron’s talk, three more speakers will take the stage this fall. These lectures are all free and open to the public, but it’s never too soon to grab a seat — they do fill up!
- On October 3, learn about “The proliferation of 19th (and 20th) century wood type and its impact on typographic norms” from David Shields.
- Graphic Means director Briar Levit returns to San Francisco on October 17 to present “Before