TYPO San Francisco – International Design Talks


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We are currently in the final week of 2011. There were many exciting events this year, but there will be more not less exciting events coming up next year. As the end of the year is approaching, I just wanted to remind you of the TYPO San Francisco taking place on 5th/6th April at the Yerba Buena Center of Arts. It will be all about the theme ‘Connect’. The host: “We connect with the world every day. Good design makes this fun and easy, bad design ruins the experience. Being over connected can be fulfilling or overwhelming. Disconnecting can be a relief or isolating. And all of this is changing constantly with technology. TYPO San Francisco brings together incredible speakers from both European and American design communities to share their work and insights on what it means to connect.” An event, you should definitely not miss. Tickets will be $400 in December an starting January $500.

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RE:DESIGN – Creative Director Conference


In a few days, the RE:DESIGN Creative Director Conference will take place in Palm Springs, California. Here the press release to get the “When”, “Who” and “What”:

RE:DESIGN is a series of conferences focused on creatives and the design world. The conferences, with a focus on small scale discussions eschews the typical panel format. The result is an atmosphere where attendees can interact, network, and learn from each other. RE:DESIGN/Creative Directors will bring together leading creative directors from traditional design firms, interactive agencies, in-house groups, ad and branding agencies. Sponsors include Getty Images and the DesignScene App.

RE:DESIGN/Creative Directors Conference takes place November 7 & 8 in Palm Springs, California, and features a keynote with Paula Scher of Pentagram.

Paula Scher began her graphic design career as a record cover art director at both Atlantic and CBS Records in the 1970s and in 1991 she joined Pentagram as a partner. She has developed identity and branding systems, promotional materials, environmental graphics, packaging and publication designs for a wide range of clients including, among others, Bloomberg, The Museum of Modern Art, The Public Theater, and the New York City Ballet. Her work is represented in the permanent collections of major museums around the world.

RE:DESIGN Conference focuses on discussions rather than panels. Session leaders for the event are:

Additional information as well as registration information can be found at www.redesignconference.com

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TYPO London 2011


From 20th until the 22nd October the event TYPO London (based on the TYPO Berlin conference) will take place in the heart of London at Logan Hall, University of London. TYPO is directed at creative people of any kind. Among the speakers are designers and artists like Laurence Weiner, Tom Uglow creative lead at Google, filmmaker Gary Hustwit, Erik Spiekermann from Edenspiekermann, Jeff Faulkner creative director at Xbox, Michael Bierut partner at Pentagram New York just and many more. It will be a very informative event. The exact agenda has not yet been released. More information and tickets can be found at  http://typolondon.com/.

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