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From London to Austin, a Creative Typography Invasion

Type Tasting Typography Workshop at SXSW

Type Tasting Global Lettering Typography Workshop at SXSW Austin, Texas
London based designer Sarah Hyndman is taking her Type Tasting venture to the US next week. She’s running a day long ‘Global Lettering Workshop’ at South by Southwest (SXSW) on Saturday March 8th.

Type Tasting Typography Workshop at SXSW

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A comparison of signage

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Here are a selection of the research images for the Type Tasting workshop at SXSW. Above: geometric signs from Austin (USA), Delhi (India), London (UK), Brisbane (Australila). Below: Victorian style signs from Rome (Italy), Bangkok (Thailand), San Francisco (USA), Geneva (Switzerland).

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South by Southwest 2 week countdown

Mashable. Type Tasting Typography Workshop at SXSW

It’s just two weeks until South by Southwest Interactive starts, described as a “massive festival, bringing together the brightest minds in digital media, technology, journalism, health, film, space, business, gaming and more, with hundreds of sessions, parties and meetups spread across dozens of venues around Austin.”

The Type Tasting Global Lettering Workshop is on Saturday March 8th and has been listed by Mashable as one of the ’38 SXSW 2014 Panels You Can’t Miss’

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Typographic road trip sketches

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On the road: The Art Deco Lark Cinema, Larkspur, California USA / Big Display Sans Serifs visible from a distance at the Billabong Roadhouse, Western Australia / Eurostyle & a Condensed Sans Serif on the 1950s style Antiques sign at Barbie’s Coffee Shop, Three Rivers, California USA / Casual Script and Slab Serifs at the Edgewater Inn, Pismo Beach, California USA…

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Type Tasting global typography at SXSW

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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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