The relevance of typographical collections for today’s designers

The next AEPM conference will take place on the 2-3 October 2015 and will be hosted by the Tipoteca italiana (Cornuda, Italy).

It will look at the many ways in which typographical collections can be used by graphic designers and all those interested in the development of graphic communication.

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Phil Baines, graphic designer, teacher and writer, studied, Central Saint Martins, London, United Kingdom.

James Clough, graphic designer, calligrapher and teacher, Milan, Italy.

Matthieu Cortat, type designer, cultural mediator and long time collaborator at the Museum of printing and graphic communication,Lyon, France.

Catherine Dixon, graphic designer, writer, teacher, Central Saint Martins ,London, United Kingdom.

Neil Harris, professor of bibliography and library studies at the University of Udine, Italy.

Edwin Pickstone, graphic designer, tutor and typography technician at The Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Jim and Bill Moran, letterpress printers, director and artistic director respectively of the Hamilton wood type & printing museum, Two Rivers, Wisconsin, USA.

Riccardo Olocco, graphic designer, teacher, researcher, Free university of Bozen-Bolzano, Bolzano, Italy.

Fred Smeijers, type designer, teacher, and writer, Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst, Leipzig, Germany.

The official language of the conference is English but there will doubtless be exceptions, and discussions will be in whichever language works!

Registration fee

Members: 80 euros        Non members: 120 euros
Payable by PayPal or direct bank transfer).

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