COMMUNITY / ONLINE EVENT
Thursday, November 19, 2020 | 7PM – 9PM
ABOUT THIS EVENT
TypeThursdayLA is a monthly meetup for people who love letter forms or are interested in learning more about Typography.
Nov 19 Livestream from 7 pm to 9 pm PT
A Laid Back Environment for Folxs to Gather & Geek Out About Type: All Levels of Typography Experience Are Welcome!
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Join us for a lively evening of discussion with our community of type fanatics in a virtual hangout. Watch and partake, offer your feedback during the TypeCrit (critique), and open discussion. Your opinions are welcome here.
Presenters encompassing all levels of experience share their design and exploration process, showcasing anything that employs typography. Everything from packaging design to user interface (UI) design to font design has been nurtured at Type Thursday Los Angeles. No matter your skill level, you’ll walk away feeling inspired by the ligatures, discoveries, and valuable connections you’ll make.
Grab your ticket today and get your next spark of creative inspiration at TypeThursdayLA.
This Nov 19 we’re fundraising to support the Michael Stinson Annual Report Collection at the Letterform Archive! We’ll be selling merch designed by Laura Tu and Michael Mondragon to support our fundraiser efforts and honor the late Michael Stinson for inspiring our type community.
Share Your Work
To present a project, submit your files to TypeThursdayLA through our Submission Form. If accepted, you’ll get the chance to present your work and creative process and get live feedback from our community to help improve your typography skills. Please do not show any work that is covered under contracts or NDAs, as your presentation will be photographed and/or recorded and shown to the public.
TypeThursdayLA is Made Possible By Our Amazing Sponsors:
— Global Partner Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography
— AIGA Los Angeles
— General Assembly
A special note from our sponsors at Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography at ArtCenter College of Design who provides the tools for community members to celebrate and investigate the evolution of typography’s role in all forms of communication.
Am I required to show work?
No, but you’re welcome to come and learn. We do encourage participating in the critiques and asking questions that would benefit the presenters and the community.
I want to present work! What can I present at the event?
Bring your work-in-progress projects that are typographic in nature or utilize type in some fashion. Anything where graphic designers can help you. Some examples:
- UI/UX: An App or Site that utilizes typographic elements
- Lettering: Sketches and directions for a lettering assignment
- Typeface: Proofs showcasing large renders of the letters, spacing proofs, etc.
- Layout: Multi-page compositions that handle large areas of type
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Email TypeThursdayLA organizer Matheo Cadena atL losangeles[at]typethursday.org