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Type Tasting global typography at SXSW

Type Tasting Typography Workshop at SXSW Type Tasting Typography Workshop at SXSW

Type Tasting Global Lettering Workshop
SXSW Interactive, Austin, Texas

Saturday March 8th

“Get creative whilst exploring and reinterpreting the typography found in street signs and signage from around the world.” We’re expanding on the Dalston Reimagined idea from last summer and take it global. Are there patterns to be found on a larger scale, what does the signage reveal about an area, a city or a country when compared?

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Type Tasting at SXSW, Austin, Texas

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Type Tasting at SXSW, Austin, Texas

Saturday March 8th
Type Tasting drop in workshops in which participants get creative to reinterpret letters inspired by streetsigns and signage from around the world. The variation of signage styles reflect social and historical development of typography in each region and will enable us to build up a visual representation of global typography trends. Participants will each be provided with a simple template for a letter which they will customise using a range of markmaking and collage materials. The event will be eight hours long, but participants can drop in at any time.
Speaker: Sarah Hyndman

Typography is the new Rock ‘n’ Roll

typography is the new rock n roll

Type Tasting has been touring the streets of Dalston exploring the signs that illuminate our social rituals, rummaging around in record shops* looking at type on album covers, and next year we’re off to take part in SXSW in Austin, Texas. Typography is the new Rock ‘n’ Roll. We’ll tell you more soon…

*Read the article in the next issue of Artrocker Magazine