TYPOLondon 2011: Julian Zimmermann and King Bansah


There was an actual real life King at TYPOLondon. Yes, a King. There had been quite a following generated over Twitter for this event and was predicted to be one of the most popular lectures of the whole series. It sure was indeed! Packing out the Logan Hall, Julian Zimmermann and King Bansah put on […]

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TYPOLondon 2011: Bruno Maag


After a quick break for lunch it was time for Bruno Maag of Dalton Maag to hit the Jeffery Hall stage with a few of his current interns. This was a talk that I was very much looking forward to and once again, TYPOLondon delivered with a well rounded lecture on the creative processes around […]

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TYPOLondon 2011: Nadine Chahine


Working at Linotype and studying for her pHd, Nadine is a fontographer that specialises with Arabic fonts. Her talk was mostly about the stereotypes of the Arabic community and came across as a bit of sociological lesson into the stereotypes that are existent of the Middle East. It was definitely a fair statement to make […]

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TYPOLondon 2011: Dan Rhatigan


‘How I Learned to Stop Worrying About Bad Type’ was the name of Dan’s lecture over in the Jeffery Hall during the first half hour of the lunch break. Although it was during the break it still managed to pull in quite a crowd of people for a 30 minute slot. Probably due to the […]

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TYPOLondon 2011: Morag Myerscough


The third lecture that I viewed was a slightly different style of work, in the sense that Morag Myerscough is more of an experimentalist and artist that what I would call a designer. She spoke about Her House, which has been transformed into two parts; Gallery and studio space downstairs and her living space upstairs. […]

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TYPOLondon 2011: Jeff Faulkner


Second to present in the Logan Hall, was Jeff Faulkner, creative director at Xbox. Jeff specialises in user interface and user experience design and was responsible for the team that worked on the Microsoft Zune and Windows Phone 7 UI but now he is solely related to the design for the Xbox UI and UX. […]

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TYPOLondon 2011: Marina Willer


The first Lecture for the day was Marina Willer, Head of Creative at Wolff Olins, talking about ‘Branding and Spaces’. She gave a big background on herself originating in Brazil and explained many of the cultural differences between South Americans and the British as well as other places in the world. The first piece of […]

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