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October 2018

The Future of Typography

I was asked to speak at Adobe MAX once again this year, which gave me another opportunity to try and get people excited about some of the latest developments in font technology, and why I think they’ll prove to be significant. Sadly, of the two versions of this talk I gave at MAX, the less successful session was the one recorded. This one was held in a large hall subdivided into a number of rooms with curtains, and there's a whole lot of audio interference from the other rooms, which made it hard for me to concentrate when speaking, and also screwed up the recording quite a bit. Nevertheless, there are some good nuggets you might enjoy.

Letraset: The DIY Typography Revolution

LETRASET: The DIY Typography Revolution

Aaaargh! Pink Mince and some of the source material for the “Punk Mince” and “The Stroke” issues is featured in this incredible exhibition about Letraset at the Sheffield Institute of Arts and I want to see it SO MUCH. The exhibition is connected to Letraset: The DIY Typography Revolution, the fantastic book about Letraset and its history that was published this year, which included an interview with me, some photos of Pink Mince, and lots of photos of items form my collection of Letraset sheets, ephemera, and paraphernalia.

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